Oregon played pivotal role in case against Boy Scouts
PORTLAND, Ore. — More than 95,000 claims have been filed across the nation against the Boy Scouts of America alleging sexual abuse. A case in Portland played a vital role in bringing everything to light. Ten years ago, in a Multnomah County courtroom, a jury sided with Kerry Lewis, awarding him nearly $20 million in a sex abuse lawsuit against the Boy Scouts.
Boy Scouts face some 90,000 sex abuse claims in bankruptcy case
Almost 90,000 sexual abuse claims had been filed against the Boy Scouts of America as the Monday deadline approached for submitting claims in the organization's bankruptcy case.
Boy Scouts Face Additional Abuse Claims In Bankruptcy Court
Attorney Paul Mones joins Here & Now's Tonya Mosley to discuss the more than 92,700 abuse complaints filed against the Boy Scouts of America ahead of a deadline Monday in bankruptcy court.
Prep school Choate owns up to decades of abuse allegations
Decades of sexual abuse have been uncovered at one of the nation's elite prep schools. A new investigation details the experiences of 24 adult alumni of Choate Rosemary Hall who, between 1963 and 2010, allegedly suffered offenses such as kissing, groping and rape. Hari Sreenivasan discusses the report with Paul Mones, a sexual abuse attorney, and Jonathan Saltzman of The Boston Globe.
Sex abuse more prevalent in sports?
Betty Nguyen sits with children's rights advocate Paul Mones to talk about the proliferation of sex abuse claims since the Penn State sex scandal hit the headlines.