Court Rules Against Church of Scientology in Bizarre Case

, Texas Lawyer


Austin's Third Court of Appeals rules that the church doesn't have a constitutional right to harass a woman by stalking her, sending her a sex toy at work and publishing allegations that she'd had a secret sex-change operation.

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  • Volume 1, page 572

    Where is that "Life or Death: Addiction and Depression in the Legal Profession" article ?

  • Mr. Ogson

    This so-called ‘church‘ has been using litigation to bully and harass people for years, it is one of the many messed up things that L Ron Hubbard created COS policy on to hide the dark nature of his money making confabulation. Anyone with half a brain can go and do a few hours research on this cult, its track record of out-right abuse is testimony to its freakish and appalling nature. Steer well clear of this nest of vipers, for your own sanity, your family, and integrity, they offer nothing that cannot be found for free elsewhere, and all the rest of it is merely part of their long-con. Vile.

  • Mike Z

    And to think that under IRS regs it is treated as a church.

  • Gary D

    This is typical behavior from this "church" and the court should have considered the other numerous litigations it is involved in to harass former members and tie them up in court for decades.

  • Eddie

    "However, the court reversed the trial court‘s order awarding Rathbun attorney fees, rejecting her contention that the church‘s TCPA motion was filed for the sole purpose of delaying the litigation of her tort case."They got that part wrong. Scientology will continue to appeal, and file motions, dragging this out for decades.

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