Oregon Cub Scout volunteer Robert Joseph Ewing was kicked out of the Boy Scouts in 1991 after his sister reported to BSA that he had an interest in underage boys. Ewing had been associated with Cub Scout Pack 777 in Florence, Oregon since 1990 when his sister alerted Boy Scout officials about Ewing’s past sexual […]
The man who sued “X-Men” filmmaker Bryan Singer for raping him as a teenager has added claims against three more Hollywood executives last week. Michael Egan, who bravely and unusually used his own name in the litigation, alleges that he was an aspiring teen actor in Los Angeles when television executives Garth Ancier and David […]
BREAKING NEWS from Oregon.gov: A Prineville, Oregon Boy Scout volunteer James Allen Wilson has been indicted on charges of Sex Abuse in the First Degree. Following an investigation by Oregon State Police, James Allen Wilson, age 36, from Prineville, was indicted by a Klamath County Grand Jury and an arrest warrant issued. The investigation involved […]
We are trying to use only our own, original pictures on the Dumas Law Group website. Here’s the story behind the butterfly picture: My sister Tennison took this picture at the Conservatory of Flowers in San Francisco when they were having a special butterfly exhibit. I was living in San Francisco at the time, she was […]
Sometime in the 1960s, the Boy Scouts commissioned a study to determine why many boys started losing interest in Scouting when they entered their teen years. This study concluded that interest in Scouting was inversely proportional to interest in girls. Go figure. (To be fair, the study reached several conclusions about how to keep older […]
It’s official! The Dumas Law Group opened its doors for business on March 31, 2014. (April 1 would have been more logical, but I didn’t want anyone thinking it was an April Fools prank!) The website isn’t final yet, but soon, we hope. We are based in Portland, but handle cases across the country. After […]
Gilion Dumas, co-counsel on the Boy Scout case, talks about the recently released “perversion files,” which details allegations of sexual abuse within the Boy Scouts. The perversion files were the subject of a hotly contested court battle and were instrumental in bringing justice for the survivors of Boy Scout sexual abuse.