The Boy Scouts Files
After a court-ordered release, 20,000 files kept by the Boy Scouts of America are made public.
AP | Oct. 18, 2012 11:04 a.m.
Portland attorneys held a news conference this morning ahead of the release of thousands of documents kept by the Boy Scouts and ordered released by a judge earlier this year.
OPB | Oct. 18, 2012 11:51 a.m.
The names of more than 1,200 people accused of sexually abusing children while in the Boy Scouts between 1965 and 1985, were released to the public Thursday.
Oct. 18, 2012 6:17 p.m.
The Boy Scouts of America is reacting to the release Thursday of the names of more than 1,200 people accused of child sexual abuse within the organization.
Oct. 09, 2012 3:51 p.m.
A Seattle lawyer who represents victims of sexual abuse who take action against the Boy Scouts of America, has published a list of 1900 people either accused or convicted of abuse within the Scouts.
Oct. 01, 2012 1:15 p.m.
The Boy Scouts of America plans to report the names of suspected child abusers contained in its historical files to law enforcement agencies across the country.
Oct. 01, 2012 8:49 a.m.
The Boy Scouts of America plan to begin bringing suspected abusers to the attention of police departments and sheriff's offices across the country.
OPB | June 14, 2012 2:57 a.m.
In a far-reaching opinion Thursday, the Oregon Supreme Court gave judges the power to decide what evidence can and cannot be released to the public after a trial.
OPB | April 27, 2011 8:36 a.m.
A Portland law firm has filed its seventh lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America. This time, it’s a $5.5 million suit on behalf of a man who claims he was sexually abused by a Sea Scout Leader in Portland during the 70s.
OPB | Feb. 15, 2011 7:49 a.m.
Two Portland attorneys have filed a new $5 million case against the Boy Scouts of America and its Oregon leaders.
OPB | Jan. 11, 2011 10 p.m.
The Oregon Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday about the possible release of hundreds of files detailing sexual abuse within the Boy Scouts.