As the Boy Scouts of America goes through a massive and contentious bankruptcy, dozens of lawyers are working on the case. Many are charging more than $1,000 an hour.
The Boy Scouts of America, which is facing more than 82,000 sex-abuse claims, said in a court filing that it would establish a settlement fund of at least $300 million.
James Glawson, 76, sexually assaulted six young men, including one who is developmentally disabled, Rhode Island authorities said.
The use of the terms “scouts” and “scouting” in the recruitment of girls is a focus of a legal and public relations feud between the organizations.
One man’s story of the sexual abuse he suffered as a child in the Boy Scouts of America.
The deluge of sex-abuse filings, coming ahead of a bankruptcy deadline, far surpasses the number of claims filed in Catholic Church cases.
The Texas-based nonprofit said the badge would be a requirement for anyone who wanted to become an Eagle Scout.