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Boy Scouts Sex Trial Shifts To Punitive Damages

PORTLAND, Ore. – (AP) A $1.4 million jury award to an Oregon man who filed a sex abuse lawsuit against the Boy Scouts has become an unwelcome reminder that an American institution based on trustworthiness has to account for past problems. And there could be more financial damage to come. . . ....

Testimony: Scouts Developed Sex Abuse Prevention Program

PORTLAND, Ore. – (AP) A Boy Scouts of America executive on Wednesday told a jury considering whether to award $25 million in punitive damages in a sex abuse lawsuit that a prevention program was developed in the 1980s, although it still is not mandatory for Scout leaders. The Scouts called James...