The Catholic Church, Jehovah's Witnesses, Boy Scouts of America, and other organizations may have failed to protect children from abuse. Some abuse survivors may be able to pursue legal action.
Attorneys are exploring legal action against the Boy Scouts of America for cases in which it may have failed to prevent child abuse by scoutmasters.
For many victims of sexual abuse by Catholic priests, their best hope for justice may be filing a lawsuit against the Catholic Church.
Victims who were sexually abused as children by Jehovah's Witness congregation members may be able to seek legal justice.