Commonwealth Court Judge Anne Covey said Friday that she will review the unredacted emails to determine whether they can properly be withheld under attorney-client privilege or other grounds.
A state lawmaker and the state treasurer have sought the material as they prepare for a January trial on their lawsuit to keep the fine money collected under the 2012 consent decree within Pennsylvania to address child abuse.
The NCAA fined Penn State $60 million, imposed a temporary bowl ban and took away 112 wins the football team had under longtime coach Joe Paterno.
NCAA Questioned Own Decision-Making On PSU Sanctions
ESPN Penn State reporter Josh Moyer discusses the release of internal NCAA emails that show how the organization decided to levy unprecedented sanctions against the school.