The Boy Scouts Files
After a court-ordered release, 20,000 files kept by the Boy Scouts of America are made public.
Michael Clapp / OPB
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.
Michael Clapp / 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sept. 01, 2010 7:17 a.m.
Six men who alleged they were sexually abused by an Oregon Boy Scouts leader in the 1980s have settled their lawsuit. The men sued the Boy Scouts of America and its local branch, the Cascade Pacific Council.
July 15, 2010 5:12 a.m.
Another Portland man has filed suit against the Boy Scouts of America and its local branch the Cascade Pacific Council. He says he was molested by Portland scout leader Calvin Malone in the 1970s.
June 18, 2010 10:09 a.m.
A Portland judge has ordered the release of thousands of secret files documenting child sexual abuse within the Boy Scouts.
June 14, 2010 1:48 a.m.
Today lawyers will ask a Portland judge to release files that were used as evidence in a civil lawsuit against the Boy Scouts.
May 23, 2010 11 p.m.
Last month, a Portland jury awarded $20 million in a sex abuse lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America.
April 13, 2010 5:49 a.m.
A Multnomah County jury has found the Boy Scouts of America negligent for allowing an assistant scoutmaster who molested children to continue volunteering in the 1980s. They awarded the plaintiff $1. 4 million.
April 08, 2010 9:56 a.m.
A Portland jury will decide whether the leadership of the Boy Scouts of America put children in danger by keeping the history of sexual abuse in the Scouts secret.
April 07, 2010 2:32 a.m.
A Portland jury heard Tuesday from the final witnesses in a civil trial against the Boy Scouts of America.
April 01, 2010 3:14 a.m.
Defense attorneys for the Boy Scouts of America have started calling their witnesses in a civil suit over sexual abuse.
March 30, 2010 12:53 p.m.
Attorneys questioned an executive of the Boy Scouts of America in a Multnomah county courtroom yesterday. They asked him why the Boy Scouts kept secret their records of sexually abusive scout leaders.