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Reference materials Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation (SLAPP)
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Jun 29, 1992
Suit against Cazares rejected — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Type: Press
Author(s): Curtis Krueger
Source: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
A judge has dismissed a lawsuit by two Scientologists who claimed former Pinellas Democratic Chairman Gabe Cazares violated Florida's hate crimes law by ejecting them from a meeting. Cazares said the outcome showed that "their tactic of trying to silence their critics and enemies by threats of suits under the hate crimes law is a tactic that will not work." However, Paul Johnson, the attorney who represented the two Scientologists, intends to file an amended version of the lawsuit next week, ...
Jun 27, 1992
Church of Scientology found guilty — Globe and Mail (Canada)
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Type: Press
Author(s): Thomas Claridge
Source: Globe and Mail (Canada)
An Ontario prosecution sparked by police raids in California during the 1970s has led to the conviction of the Church of Scientology of Toronto and three of its members on breach-of-trust charges. A jury that deliberated for two days after a two-month trial also acquitted the Toronto organization of three charges and found two other members not guilty. Despite the verdicts, which will lead to a sentencing hearing Aug. 12 and 13, the legal battle over espionage activities by Scientologists for ...
Jun 15, 1992
Scientologist suit KO'd — The National Law Journal
Type: Press
Source: The National Law Journal
The Church of Scientology says it will appeal a federal judge's decision to dismiss its lawsuit against an executive at the Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly & Co., the maker of Prozac. The suit claimed Mitchell E. Daniels Jr. maligned the church in comments published in USA Today's. The Arlington, Va.-based newspaper was not named in the suit.
Jun 14, 1992
Suit charges UCLA funding hate campaign — The Ethnic NewsWatch
Type: Press
Source: The Ethnic NewsWatch
The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has been sued for supporting and funding a campaign of bigotry and prejudice against minority religions, spearheaded by one of its own faculty members, psychiatrist Dr. Louis Jolyn West. UCLA's Board of Regents, UCLA Chancellor Charles E. Young and West are named in the suit as information in documents obtained from the University through the Freedom of Information Act showed West has been using UCLA's authority and funding to help run a hate campaign ...
Jun 13, 1992
Scientologists don't like professor's anti-cult work — Orlando Sentinel
Type: Press
Source: Orlando Sentinel
Two members of the Church of Scientology have charged that a professor at UCLA has wrongly used his position and state funds to take part in anti-religious activities. They refer specifically to the professor's participation in two anti-cult organizations, the Cult Awareness Network and the American Family Foundation. The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles by UCLA extension students Mario Magorski and John Van Dyke, members of the Church of Scientology. They allege that the professor, Louis ...
Jun 10, 1992
Judge dismisses suit against PR exec — Jack O'Dwyer's Newsletter
Type: Press
Author(s): Jack O'Dwyer
Source: Jack O'Dwyer's Newsletter
A libel lawsuit filed by the Church of Scientology against Mitchell E. Daniels Jr., VP of corporate affairs for Eli Lilly & Co., was dismissed May 29 by a federal judge in Virginia. Daniels was sued for calling the Church a "commercial enterprise" in a question-and-answer article that ran in USA Today last June 11. The church had criticized Lilly for its Prozac anti-depressant drug.
Jun 2, 1992
Group unethical church trial told — Toronto Star (Canada)
Type: Press
Source: Toronto Star (Canada)
A Scientologist sent to investigate the head office of the church branch allegedly responsible for dirty tricks and spying says he was sickened by what he saw. "I was disgusted. I was sickened to my bones," Norman Starkey, 48, of Los Angeles testified yesterday. Starkey was a defence witness at the jury trial of the Toronto branch of the Church of Scientology and five of its members on breach of trust charges. The charges are in connection with agents infiltrating the ...
May 30, 1992
Suit filed by Scientology church is dismissed — Los Angeles Times (California)
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Type: Press
Source: Los Angeles Times (California)
INDIANAPOLIS — A federal judge in Arlington, Va., on Friday dismissed a $20-million libel lawsuit that the Church of Scientology had filed against an executive with Eli Lilly & Co., the maker of Prozac. The lawsuit accused Mitchell E. Daniels Jr., a vice president of the Indianapolis-based pharmaceuticals company, of maligning the church in comments published in USA Today. The newspaper was not named as a defendant. The church believes that Prozac, an antidepressant, is unsafe and can lead to suicidal ...
May 5, 1992
Eli Lilly sued for $14.7M by Church of Scientology — Reporter Dispatch (White Plains, New York)
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Type: Press
Source: Reporter Dispatch (White Plains, New York)
LOS ANGELES — The Church of Scientology International sued Eli Lilly & Co. for $14.7 million, alleging the pharmaceutical maker pressured a public relations firm to drop the church as a client. The church and Eli Lilly have long been at odds over the drug maker's sale of Prozac. The scientologists say the antidepressant can be harmful, even fatal. The suit, filed Friday in federal court, names as defendants Lilly, the British advertising conglomerate WPP Group, its chief executive officer, Martin ...
Apr 28, 1992
Church of Scientology sues Time Warner for libel — Wall Street Journal
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Type: Press
Source: Wall Street Journal
CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY sues Time Warner for libel. The church seeks $416 million in punitive damages for an April 1991 cover story in Time magazine, a unit of Time Warner Inc. The article called the church a "Mafia-like" cult and alleged criminal activities by its leaders. The suit alleges that a biased reporter was put on the story and that the article was false and defamatory. A spokesman for Time, based in New York, said the magazine stands by the article ...
Mar 24, 1992
Larry Wollersheim v. Church of Scientology of California — Daily Journal (Los Angeles, California)
Mar 12, 1992
Judge adds $500,000 to record libel award — Toronto Star (Canada)
Type: Press
Author(s): Tracy Tyler
Source: Toronto Star (Canada)
The highest libel award in Canadian history just got sweeter for a top crown attorney. In a ruling yesterday, a judge rejected the Church of Scientology's bid to slash the record $1.6 million damage award for libelling Crown Attorney Casey Hill. Instead, Mr. Justice Douglas Carruthers ordered the church and lawyer Morris Manning, a co-defendant, to pay pre-judgment interest to Hill on a portion of the damages, calculated at 10 per cent a year since 1985, when the lawsuit was launched. ...
Mar 12, 1992
Scientology libel loss confirmed // Judge rejects request to reduce $1.6-million award to Crown lawyer — Globe and Mail (Canada)
Type: Press
Author(s): Thomas Claridge
Source: Globe and Mail (Canada)
Canada's costliest libel loss became even costlier yesterday when an Ontario Court judge not only confirmed a $1.6-million jury award but tacked on legal fees and about $560,000 in interest. In a written decision, Mr. Justice Douglas Carruthers rejected arguments by lawyers for the Toronto-based Church of Scientology and lawyer Morris Manning that he should reduce the jury award to S. Casey Hill on the grounds that it was unreasonably high. Judge Carruthers of the Ontario Court's General Division said he ...
Mar 9, 1992
North American Scene // Cults // Scientology Sues Cult Watchers — Christianity Today
Type: Press
Source: Christianity Today
The Worldwide Institute of Scientology Enterprises has sued other critics in the past, but now they are taking on a religious group for the first time. "I just don't think they realize potentially what kind of Pandora's box they are opening here," says Craig Branch, southeast director of Watchman Fellowship (WF), one of the groups being sued. "One of the questions is whether Christian organizations have the right . . . to publicly speak out against groups that are in conflict ...
Feb 4, 1992
Suit says Lilly exec 'maligned' church
Jan 4, 1992
Former Scientology member sues church — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Jan 2, 1992
Scientologist suing province — Toronto Star (Canada)
Type: Press
Author(s): Nicolaas van Rijn
Source: Toronto Star (Canada)
A Church of Scientology minister is suing the provincial government for the right to conduct marriage ceremonies. Andrew Sharman, who was ordained a minister in the Church of Scientology in 1987, says the Ontario government's refusal to authorize him to solemnize marriages is a denial of his religious rights under provincial and federal law. "I don't understand it, my parishioners don't understand it and my church doesn't understand it," Sharman, 42, said yesterday. "I am an ordained minister and under the ...
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