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Posted November 24. 2017 9:16AM

Fee tracker: Sex scandals see private school legal bills rise

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Rockingham County Attorney Patricia Conway said earlier this month that New Hampshire State Police had conducted an investigation into the two Phillips Exeter Academy deans and their compliance with a state law that requires anyone to report suspected child abuse. 

New Hampshire's Phillips Exeter Academy has incurred more than $5.2 million in legal fees and other related expenses so far this year in commissioning its own inquiry into sexual misconduct, according to a report earlier this month by The Portsmouth Herald, which noted that the private school is being advised in litigation by Nixon Peabody.