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Judge won't halt book on Scientology leader

Title: Judge won't halt book on Scientology leader
Date: Thursday, 11 August 1988
Publisher: New York Times
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A Federal judge has refused to halt the publication of "Bare-Faced Messiah," by Russell Miller, a biography critical of L. Ron Hubbard, the founder of the Church of Scientology. Henry Holt & Company had shipped some 12,500 copies of the book last April. The next month New Era Publications International, a corporation in Denmark, obtained a temporary restraining order prohibiting Holt from distributing additional copies. The plaintiff contended that the Holt book infringes its copyright by including published and unpublished works ... [Read the rest at]