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Paper wants Scientology documents unsealed

Title: Paper wants Scientology documents unsealed
Date: Tuesday, 25 October 1988
Publisher: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Author: Stephen Koff
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TAMPA — The St. Petersburg Times has asked a federal judge to unseal four court files pertaining to the Church of Scientology. The files, which otherwise would be available to the public, were sealed in 1986 by U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Kovachevich at the Scientologists' request. At the time the church was settling four lawsuits against it by former Clearwater Mayor Gabriel Cazares, among others, for undisclosed sums of money. The suits alleged that Scientologists invaded the plaintiffs' privacy and ... [Read the rest at]