Boy Scouts Knew About Calvin Malone’s Criminal Past and Re-Hired Him Anyway

When the Cascade Pacific Council of the Boy Scouts of American hired Calvin Malone in 1974, the Council knew Malone had been accused of child sexual abuse in 1970.  The 1970 allegations against Malone were serious enough that the national office of the Boy Scouts of America opened a file on Malone – a file […]

New Hampshire Boy Scout Leader Arrested Again on Sex Abuse Charges

New Hampshire law enforcement authorities have arrested a former Boy Scout leader for a second time for sexually assaulting a minor Boy Scout. Eugene Perreault, 69, was charged with one count of aggravated felonious sexual assault and was freed on bail after being booked at the police station. Police say Perreault sexually abused a Boy […]

Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Filed Against Boy Scouts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 15, 2016 ANOTHER FORMER BOY SCOUT FILES LAWSUIT AGAINST BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA FOR SEXUAL ABUSE BY CLYDE BROCK, FORMER OREGON CITY SCOUTMASTER For More Information: Gilion C. Dumas                     503-952-6789  gilion@dumaslawgroup.com Ashley L. Vaughn                   931-206-0090  ashley@dumaslawgroup.com   PORTLAND, OREGON: Another former Boy Scout who was sexually molested by serial pedophile Clyde […]

Former Boy Scout Leader and Legislator Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison

A disgraced former NY State legislator and Boy Scout leader has been sentenced to the maximum 7 years in prison after being found guilty on May 12 on all counts of an indictment charging him with one count of first-degree sexual abuse and one count of first-degree attempted sexual assault, both felonies. Michael Kelsey also […]

Georgia Pastor Seeks Redemption After Hiding Boy Scout Sex Abuse for Years

This past Sunday, Bill Coates, senior pastor at First Baptist Church of Gainesville, Georgia prayed for forgiveness as he climbed into his pulpit to begin Palm Sunday services for his congregation. Coates’ plea for forgiveness came in the wake of a sexual abuse lawsuit filed against the church and the Boy Scouts for years of […]

SPOTLIGHT NOW ON BOY SCOUTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 7, 2016 FORMER BOY SCOUT BROTHERS FILE FRAUD LAWSUITS AGAINST BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA FOR SEXUAL ABUSE BY OREGON CITY SCOUTMASTER FOR MORE INFORMATION: Gilion C. Dumas 503-952-6789 gilion@dumaslawgroup.com Ashley L. Vaughn 931-206-0090 ashley@dumaslawgroup.com PORTLAND, OREGON: Two brothers and former Boy Scouts filed separate sexual abuse lawsuits claiming fraud by the […]

Save the “Ancient Documents” Exception!

The “ancient documents” exception to the hearsay rule is under attack. Specifically, the Judicial Conference Advisory Committees on Evidence Rules has proposed abrogating Federal Rule of Evidence 803(16). Usually, out of court statements (“hearsay”) are not admissible as evidence. There are many exception to this general rule. One longstanding exception has been for “ancient documents” […]

Boy Scouts Respond to Lawsuit by Saying They Didn’t Know

The Boy Scouts of America responded to the recent Connecticut Scout sexual abuse lawsuit by stating that they were unaware of any wrongdoing on their part or of the accused, Donald Dennis. In a statement to local media, the Boy Scouts wrote, “We were only made aware of these allegations last month and had never […]

Seventeen Former Scouts Sue Boy Scouts of America for Sexual Abuse

An 850 page civil sexual abuse lawsuit detailing allegations concerning 17 former Connecticut Boy Scouts and their scoutmaster Donald Dennis has been filed in Superior Court in Stamford, Connecticut. Dennis, who died two years ago, is alleged to have sexually abused all 17 of the boys during the years 1963 until 1975. The lawsuit alleges […]

Former New Jersey Scout Volunteer Pleads Guilty to Possession of Child Porn

Until February 2014, Gregory Aker had been a respected Assistant Scout Master of Clark Knights of Columbus Troop 310 and had also been a Cub Scouts Den leader and a district vice chairman and chairman. He had also served as a religion instructor at St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Church in Linden, New Jersey. […]

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