Boy Scouts

Legal Beat

Boy Scouts’ $2.4 billion bankruptcy plan upheld by judge – Associated Press

A $2.4 billion bankruptcy plan for the Boy Scouts of America has been upheld by a federal judge, clearing an important hurdle in the legal challenge by certain insurance companies and dissenting sex abuse survivors. The plan would let the Texas-based organization keep operating while it compensates tens of thousands of men who say they


Boy Scouts bankruptcy plans anger some, welcomed by others

An $850 million agreement by the Boy Scouts of America to compensate sex-abuse victims prompted outrage Friday from some survivors and their advocates, while others were encouraged and saw it as the best outcome that could be achieved under the circumstances. The agreement, filed in court late Thursday as a step toward resolving a complex

Legal Beat

Mormon Church Sued in Arizona Over its Role in Boy Scouts Sexual Abuse

A month after approximately 90,000 victims filed sexual abuse claims against the Boy Scouts of America in federal bankruptcy court, new cases have been filed in Arizona state court against the Mormon Church for its role in the abuse. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints – the Mormon Church – sponsored Boy


Girl Scouts rebuke Boy Scouts in escalating recruitment war

The Girl Scouts are in a “highly damaging” recruitment war with the Boy Scouts after the latter opened its core services to girls, leading to marketplace confusion and some girls unwittingly joining the Boy Scouts, lawyers for the century-old Girl Scouts organization claim in court papers. The competition, more conjecture than reality two years ago,

Scroll to Top