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Judge Waldrip grants Monique Rathbun’s discovery request, snubbing Scientology

Discussion in 'Monique Rathbun' started by degraded being, Jan 16, 2014.

  1. degraded being

    degraded being Sponsor

  2. TG1

    TG1 Angelic Poster

    Son of a bitch!

    Take that, David Miscavige, you creep!
  3. The Sloth

    The Sloth Patron with Honors

    Merge request plox.
  4. TG1

    TG1 Angelic Poster

    Here is the Judge's bitchin' great order:

    It is further ORDERED that the Anti-SLAPP Movants shall produce to Plaintiff the following materials generated or obtained between January 1, 2009 through August 16, 2013, and/or shall serve a privilege log concerning same, by January 27, 2014:

    1. Regardless of format — including the “native” format, all recordings, videos, photographs, and any supporting medium (film, digital, electronic, etc.), if any, taken by, at the direction of, or on behalf of the Moving Parties or if any in care, custody or control of the Moving Parties, of Plaintiff inside her residence or within a 10-mile radius of her residence;

    2. Regardless of format, all records and/or recordings, if any of any surveillance of Plaintiff’s conversations, telephone calls, e-mails, and/or text messages;

    3. Regardless of format, all records and/or notes regarding communications by or on behalf the Moving Parties with the Plaintiff’s employer up to and including April 30, 2011; and

    4. Regardless of format — including the “native” format, all recordings, videos, photographs, and any supporting medium (film, digitial, electronic, etc.), if any, taken by, at the direction of, or on behalf of the Moving Parties or if any in car, custody or control of the Moving Parties, of the Squirrel Busters or any and all other affiliated individuals affiliated generated or obtained within a 10-mile radius of the Plaintiff’s residence.

    Just could not be better!

  5. Ogsonofgroo

    Ogsonofgroo Crusader

    Bloddy AWESOME! :dance: :dance: *kicks DM in de nutz* :dance: :dance:

    :cheers: :beer:
  6. Gib

    Gib Crusader

    what's cool is the order says

    "regardless of format"

    I just realized the Judge really wants to see all evidence. OMG

    even scraps of paper.
  7. Lone Star

    Lone Star Crusader

    Shall we start a betting pool on when they move to disqualify Judge Waldrip?

  8. Gib

    Gib Crusader

    where's Face with his cool Texas Rangers posts?
  9. Pooks


    Ok now I want Dib Waldrip's babies.
  10. Emma

    Emma Con te partirò Administrator

    That post makes me want to click on all the buttons :lol:
  11. TG1

    TG1 Angelic Poster

    I've been thinking about Face this evening, too. This is the kind of Texas judge he was predicting Waldrip was.

  12. JBWriter

    JBWriter Happy Sapien

    Agreed for now, TG1! :happydance:

    This Order directs CSI/Bryan/Sloat/Lubow to turn over specific discovery material to Mrs. Rathbun's attorneys before January 27, 2014.

    Right now, RTC and David Miscavige don't have to turn anything over because they don't admit/agree that Texas has proper jurisdiction.

    If Judge Waldrip rules that jurisdiction is proper and that RTC/DM are defendants, and that ruling is upheld on Appeal, then I don't think we could count to twenty before Judge Waldrip issues an Order that looks even better than the one you've kindly provided above.

    I wonder what CSI will turn over to the Plaintiff -- considering all of the declarations filed that basically admit the harassment was a CSI-connected operation, not run by RTC/DM -- and, if after reviewing whatever is turned over, whether any new defendant(s) will be added? :yes:

  13. Wants2Talk

    Wants2Talk Silver Meritorious Patron

  14. Udarnik

    Udarnik Gold Meritorious Patron

    I wuz thinkin' more like this:

  15. Ogsonofgroo

    Ogsonofgroo Crusader

    JB, he wants all the squirrel fuckerz shit, it will be interesting to see what they come up with, at the very least, it should be every damned thing they made even remotely public, and everything from their hat-cams from the git-go, should be interesting. I think the judge is simply doing some in-depth reviewing.

  16. Gib

    Gib Crusader

    OMG. I totally forgot about that dude!
  17. Gib

    Gib Crusader

    The trap is set. :yes:
  18. TG1

    TG1 Angelic Poster

    Thanks JB and others who offered above clarification and reminders about the meanig of this order.

    In other words, the Judge has ordered them to provide ALL video shot by any of their cameras.

    I am wondering why Bert Leahy's testimony hasn't been submitted or at least referenced. My recollection from long, long ago is that Lubow (or a senior member of the Squirrel Busters team) told him that their goal was to make the Rathbuns' life a living hell.

    That certainly goes against the "first amendment" and "religious" defenses the cult has put up. I don't think that one's first amendment right to express your opinion includes assault and harassment. And "make someone's live a living hell" certainly falls into the neighborhood of assault and harassment.

  19. TG1

    TG1 Angelic Poster


    I'm looking for the depo transcripts of the SO dudes whom Ray Jeffrey deposed a month or so ago. Do you have a link for those anywhere handy?

    Thanks in advance,

  20. cakemaker

    cakemaker Patron Meritorious

    If the "Squirrel Busters" was an OSA/CSI op, it's should have had an eval and program approved by AVC (RTC).

    This was a major, long term action that cost tens of thousands of dollars (at least) and garnered international media attention.
    It produced some of the most infamous PR - thousands of Internet posts, the blogs, the videos have made Miscavige and Scientology a laughing stock.

    There should be mission orders, compliance reports, daily reports, CSW's, invoices, receipts, debriefs, videos, photos, KR's, chits, commendations, DA packs, briefings, newspaper clippings and media reports, checksheets (you clay demo the op before you do it), non-disclosure bonds, etc. to name a few.

    Contact with critics or SP's is strictly forbidden and requires IJC approval and that in itself should have its own paper trail.

    Despatch traffic would include,
    - comms to COB/Laurisse (of course),
    - IG Ethics (RTC),
    - IG Tech (RTC),
    - AVC (RTC),
    - IJC,
    - WDC,
    - ED Int (whoever is holding the hat - cough, cough),
    - all the various PR spokespeople that interacted with the local media,
    - misc OSA Int terminals (every Squirrel Buster got some sort of sec check and hatting before the op),
    - Finance/Treasury terminals that disbursed the $,
    - Security personnel at various locations,
    - the attorneys that were consulted,
    - the local DSA's and Ethics Officers,
    - etc.

    If Scn just produces a few shreds of vague paper, it will be blatantly obvious that they're lying. Too many policies and Flag Orders specifically lay out the paperwork expected and required.

    But, with DM being willing to throw CSI and everyone else under the bus just to save his hide, stuff is probably being pulped even as we speak.
    Last edited: Jan 17, 2014