Boy Scouts face 95,000 abuse claims in fallout from Portland case (rebroadcast)

More than 95,000 people filed sex-abuse claims against the Boy Scouts of America before a key deadline passed last week in its Chapter 11 bankruptcy case. It's an astonishing figure that, according to victims' attorneys, exceeds the number of claims ever filed against the Catholic Church.
The avalanche of sex abuse filings that forced the youth organization into bankruptcy has its origins in a Portland abuse case from a decade ago. A multi-million dollar jury award made it clear the Boy Scouts could face massive liability. And after the case, The Oregonian and other news organizations fought for, and won, the release of the Boy Scout's secret files on known abusers.
We're revisiting a conversation from February with Molly Young, an editor for The Oregonian and OregonLive who reported on the bankruptcy, as well as Charlie Hinkle, a longtime First Amendment attorney who argued the case for the news organization. 
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