Oregon Boy Scouts Sued for Sex Abuse Involving Scout Leader Robert Charles Philpott

Two former Boy Scouts who were sexually abused by Robert Charles Philpott, a Scout leader in the 1970’s, filed a sexual abuse lawsuit last week in Multnomah County, Oregon.  The men named the Boy Scouts of America and Cascade Pacific Council in Portland as defendants in the lawsuit. The two men, now in their 50’s, […]

Utah Boy Scouts Face Challenges: Mirrors National Scout Situation

2015 has been a tough year for the Boy Scouts in southern Utah. A story in The Spectrum reports that the Scouts’ revenue in the area is down from $300,000 to $400,000 – a 4% shortfall. According to the report, revenue is down because of the Scouts’ uneven handling of how to include gays in […]

Oregon Supreme Court Denies Boy Scouts Petition: Sex Abuse Studies Ordered Produced in 10 Days

We have a lawsuit going right now against the Boy Scouts in Portland on behalf of a man who was sexually abused when he was 12 by his Scoutmaster, a man eventually kicked out of his troop for molesting our client, his three brothers, and at least eight other Scouts. The Boy Scouts allowed the […]

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