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Oct 6, 1981 Court upholds convictions of 9 Scientologists — St. Petersburg Times (Florida) More:
news.google.com Apr 24, 1981 Appeals court upholds contempt conviction of Scientology official — Clearwater Times (Florida)
Jan 9, 1980 Court tangle gave Scientology its first 'martyrs' — St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Nov 24, 1979 Church's covert activity told — Los Angeles Times (California)
Oct 27, 1979 Church members guilty of conspiracy — Calgary Herald (Canada) More: link
Calgary Herald (Canada)
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge convicted nine members of the Church of Scientology on Friday, including the wife of the founder — of taking part in a conspiracy to steal government documents about the church. Judge Charles Richey of district court set no date for sentencing the defendants, who included Mary Sue Hubbard, wife of church founder L. Ron Hubbard. Mrs. Hubbard and six others were convicted of conspiracy to obstruct justice, which carries a maximum penalty of live years ...
Oct 27, 1979 Scientology members guilty in data thefts — Detroit Free Press More: link
Detroit Free Press
WASHINGTON — (AP) — A federal judge Friday convicted nine members of the Church of Scientology, including the wife of the founder, of taking part in a major conspiracy to steal government documents about the church. As the defendants and their lawyers clustered in front of him, U.S. District. Judge Charles Richey said the evidence "establishes each and every element" of the crimes that resulted in convictions. RICHEY SET no date for sentencing the defendants, who included Mary Sue Hubbard, wife ...
Oct 9, 1979 9 Scientologists OK conviction so they can appeal — Los Angeles Times (California) More: link
Los Angeles Times (California)
WASHINGTON — Nine leaders of the Church of Scientology, in a rare legal maneuver, have agreed to be found guilty by a federal judge on reduced charges of conspiracy and theft as an outgrowth of their long battle with the federal government over allegedly stolen U.S. documents. Under a procedure called a "stipulated record," the defendants agreed to be found guilty after the government presented its case in a written court record without challenge or a trial, which could have lasted ...
Feb 22, 1978 Scientology boss gets jail term [scan] — East Grinstead Courier (UK)
Feb 22, 1978 Scientology boss gets jail term [transcript] — East Grinstead Courier (UK)
East Grinstead Courier (UK)
RON L. Hubbard, the American born founder of the Church of Scientology, who turned Saint Hill Manor, East Grinstead, into the world headquarters of the movement, was sentenced in his absence to four years in prison and fined 35,000 Francs for fraud by the Paris Criminal Court last week.
Dec 4, 1969 Hubbard group's conviction quashed — The West Australian
The West Australian
A conviction against the Hubbard Association of Scientologists International Ltd. on a charge of practising scientology was quashed yesterday by the Full Court in Perth. Magistrate D. J. O'Dea had convicted and fined the association $200 in the Perth Court of Petty Sessions on April 11. It was alleged that between November 13, 1968, and January 28, 1969, the association practised scientology contrary to the Scientology Act, 1968. Mr Justice Burt said in a reserved decision that the association was registered ...
Sep 16, 1966 Conviction of Seattle man upheld — Spokesman-Review (Washington)
Jan 29, 1966 Court sympathy for scientology victim — The Age (Australia)
Apr 30, 1953 Court bars 2 Dianetics practitioners — Detroit Free Press More: link
Detroit Free Press
The proprietors of a dianetics school today were on two-year probation, with court orders to stay out of business or go to prison. They are Earl Cunard, 8901 Dailey court, and Mrs. Refa Postel, 16345 Oakfield. Their so-called Detroit Dianetics and Scientology School was operated in Cunard's home until police raided it last March 25. In Recorder's Court yesterday, both pleaded guilty to operating a trade school without a license. DROP OTHER CHARGES More serious charges of conspiracy and practicing medicine ...
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