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Church of Scientology of California v. James E. Adams, Elaine Viets

Title: Church of Scientology of California v. James E. Adams, Elaine Viets
Date: Monday, 23 October 1978
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Main source: cases.justia.com

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[...] 1 The Church of Scientology of California (California Church), a California corporation, appeals from a judgment dismissing its action for libel. The suit is against the Pulitzer Publishing Co., publisher of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch newspaper, and James E. Adams and Elaine Viets, principal authors of the newspaper articles in question.1 The district court dismissed the action against appellees for lack of personal jurisdiction and ruled, alternatively, that the complaint fails to state a claim upon which ... [Read the rest at cases.justia.com]