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FOX 32 TV News Interviews Christopher Hurley About Boy Scouts Sex Abuse Lawsuits

August 7, 2013  ·  By HM&M



“These victims, and their parents, placed their trust and confidence in the Boy Scouts, and the Scouts let them down,” attorney Chris Hurley said in a statement. “When abuse was reported, BSA turned its back and not only ignored the victims, but continued to let Hacker snake through the system.”

Documents show that Boy Scouts had a confidential file on Hacker in 1970 based on reports that he’d been arrested in Indiana for sexually assaulting boys in scouting and at a school where he taught. The arrest led to a felony conviction, yet Hacker resurfaced as a scoutmaster in the Chicago suburbs in 1971 and by the end of that year had been arrested again.

August 7, 2013

ABC-7 TV News Interviews Christopher Hurley Regarding Boy Scouts Sex Abuse Lawsuits

ABC 7 CHICAGO Although he’s listed as a defendant in the lawsuit, Christopher Hurley says the suit isn’t about Hacker. He says it’s about exposing the Boy Scouts of America and preventing this kind of systematic abuse from ever happening again. Mr. Hurley told Channel 7’s Michelle Gallardo about his questioning of Hacker. “I asked,... Read More

August 7, 2013

National News: Chicago-Area Boy Scouts Sued Over Sexual Abuse

As a personal injury attorney in Chicago who has seen many incidents of the harm smoking can cause, I am pleased with the action taken by the Navy. Under new policy, “thousands of sailors who spend weeks underwater on Navy submarines will have to quit smoking now that the military plans to ban the habit... Read More

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