Notice of Appeal by Scientology's RTC & Case Dismissed for want of Jurisdiction

14 October 2003


                     UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
                      EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS


RELIGIOUS TECHNOLOGY CENTER

          Plaintiff,


   - against -       Civil Action No. 6:00 CV 503


DELL LIEBREICH, as Personal Representative 
of the ESTATE OF LISA MCPHERSON,


         Defendants.


                            NOTICE OF APPEAL

     PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that plaintiff Religious Technology Center hereby
appeals to the 
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit from the order entered by
the Honorable John 
Hannah, Jr. on September 18, 2003 (attached).

Dated: October 14, 2003
                                          Respectfully submitted,

                                          John (Jack) F. Walker, III
                                          State Bar No. 00785167
                                          Jerry C. Parker
                                          State Bar No. 15489000 
                                          SAMMONS & PARKER, P.C. 
                                          218 North College 
                                          Tyler, Texas 75702 
                                          Telephone: (903) 595-4541 
                                          Telecopier: (903) 595-2864

                                          Charles A. Gall 
                                          Attorney-in-charge
                                          State Bar No. 07281500 
                                          Jeffrey L. Crouch 
                                          State Bar No. 00787306 
                                          JENKENS & GILCHRIST, 
                                          A Professional Corporation





                                          1445 Ross Avenue, Suite 3200 
                                          Dallas, Texas 75202 
                                          Telephone: (214) 855-4500 
                                          Telecopier: (214) 855-4300

                                          Samuel D. Rosen 
                                          75 E. 55th Street
                                          12th Floor
                                          New York, New York 10022 
                                          Telephone: (917) 974-7588 
                                          Telecopier: (212) 230-7783

                                          ATTORNEYS FOR 
                                          PLAINTIFF RELIGIOUS 
                                          TECHNOLOGY CENTER





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                  CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE
     I certify that a true and accurate copy of the above and foregoing NOTICE
OF APPEAL 
has been served upon counsel for Defendant listed below on this 14th day of
October, 2003, by
certified mail, return receipt requested.



       Thomas John Dandar, Esq. 
       Dandar & Dandar, P.A
       4600 W. Cypress St., Suite 405 
       Tampa, FL 33607



                                          __________________________
                                          John (Jack) F. Walker, III







                     UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
                  FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS 
                            TYLER DIVISION


RELIGIOUS TECHNOLOGY            
CENTER                          

VS.                                 CIVIL ACTION NO. 6:00 CV 503

DELL LIEBREICH, as Personal     
Representative of the ESTATE OF 
LISA McPHERSON                  

                              ORDER

     In accordance with the directions of the United States Court of Appeals for
the Fifth Circuit,

     IT IS ORDERED that Plaintiffs' renewed Motion for Sanctions and 
Attorney Fees, Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 11927. Upon Remand (doc. # 211) is 
DENIED.

     IT IS ORDERED that the Court's previous Sanctions Order is VACATED.

     IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Motion for Release of Cash Bond 
brought by Thomas Dandar and Kennan Dandar (doe. # 210) is GRANTED. 

     Accordingly, the Clerk of the Court is directed to return to the Defendant
the 
bond or funds Defendant or Defendants' counsel deposited into the Registry of 
this Court by forwarding said funds to the Thomas and Kennan Dandar at P.O.
Box 24597, Tampa, Florida 33623-4597,

     IT IS FINALLY ORDERED that this case DISMISSED for want to 
jurisdiction.

     SIGNED this 18th day of September, 2003.



                                   ____________________________
                                   JOHN HANNAH, JR.
                                   UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
			
(OCR by Rob Clark)


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