California Law Opens 3-Year Window for Child Sexual Assault Lawsuits

California just passed a new law opening a three-year window for child sexual assault lawsuits. Starting January 1, 2020, child sexual assault survivors have three years to sue their abusers or organizations that allowed the abuse. This “lookback window” is part of a new statute of limitations for child abuse. Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly […]

BSA at Tipping Point on Sexual Abuse in Boy Scouts

There is no doubt about it: The Boy Scouts are in crisis. Boy Scouts of America is facing hundreds of sexual abuse lawsuits, potential reorganization in bankruptcy, declining membership, and the basic question of whether the organization is still relevant. What does it mean to be a Scout? For parents and youth today, is it […]

Public Schools Avoid Large-Scale Sex Abuse Scandals – So Far

Sex abuse scandals in the Catholic Church, Boy Scouts, and private school have made headlines in recent years, but there has been no big, overall scandal involving public schools. Why? Is it because there are no pedophiles in public schools? Hardly. News stories this week suggest part of the answer – sometimes pedophiles in public […]

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