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Judge Extends Time for Local Boy Scout Councils to File for Protection

The judge presiding over the Boy Scouts of America bankruptcy has approved an agreement among attorneys to extend an injunction halting child sex abuse lawsuits against the organization’s 261 local councils until Nov. 16. Under the agreement approved this Monday, …

Facing Hundreds of Abuse Claims, Boy Scouts of America Files for Bankruptcy

The Boy Scouts of America said on Tuesday it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy amid a flood of lawsuits over allegations of child sexual abuse stretching back decades. The bankruptcy is not expected to affect the organization’s programs, which …

Boy Scouts Face Insurance, Bankruptcy Challenges Over Sex Abuse Claims

It took Robb Lawson until he was 45 to finally confront a dark memory from his days as a Boy Scout. Lawson was a teenager at the time, a member of a troop in Georgia, picked to attend a wilderness …