In the face of approximately 300 sexual abuse lawsuits from former Boy Scouts, the Boy Scouts of America has filed for bankruptcy protection under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. The Boy Scouts of America is the nation’s largest scouting organization and one of the largest youth organizations. Because Chapter 11 allows an organization to continue operations, scouting programs are expected to proceed at this time.

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The New Jersey Senate and Assembly have approved a bill lifting the civil statute of limitations on certain sexual offenses. The Bill is presently in Governor Murphy’s office where it waits his signature to become law.

If signed, the law would go into effect on December 1, 2019.

The bill would provide the following measures:

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