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The Boy Scouts filed a motion to curb lawyers’ ads to sex abuse survivors. This motion comes as the Nov. 16 deadline to file a sexual abuse claim approaches.
Jeffrey Epstein’s estate opened a fund to compensate sexual abuse victims. The fund closed in August, paying roughly $121 million to more than 135 survivors.
The Boy Scouts of America is protecting its local councils and their assets from bankruptcy proceedings. This may harm sex abuse victims seeking justice.
The Vatican’s newly released guidelines advise clergy members on handling sexual abuse claims. Critics argue the guidelines aren’t enough to help victims seek justice.
New York Governor Cuomo further extends the Child Victims Act’s “look back” window. Survivors of child sexual abuse now have more time to file a case.
Colorado lawmakers were considering a bill for sexual assault survivors. A lead sponsor killed the legislation claiming it didn’t do enough for survivors.