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Discussion in 'Monique Rathbun' started by Emma, Mar 14, 2014.

  1. koki

    koki Silver Meritorious Patron

    Last edited: Mar 18, 2014
  2. degraded being

    degraded being Sponsor

    Beeerli intarlesting!
  3. Jump

    Jump Operating teatime

    That TonyO article ^^^ is a must read

    Counsillor Leslie Hyman is rocking this case!

    yep, ya gotta read it :happydance:
  4. TG1

    TG1 Angelic Poster

    I get your meaning, koki.

    But with respect, Ms. Hyman is not a girl. She's a mature professional woman and a partner in the law firm of Pulman, Cappuccio.

    She's very smart, very well educated, and highly experienced, and she's schooling the Jefferson brothers down in the Texas 433rd Judicial District Court.

  5. koki

    koki Silver Meritorious Patron

    that was ,with respect.... here in Bulgravia... when we meet nice lady who knows how to do a job.... we say : " what a girl!!" :yes:
  6. Knows

    Knows Gold Meritorious Patron

    I don't think he would ever show up - can you imagine the "restimulation" he would feel? Oh - that is right - he doesn't feel! Non the less - he will never show up - they will have to force him and this could be the most exciting thing for us to watch!
  7. Wants2Talk

    Wants2Talk Silver Meritorious Patron

    A subpoena is enforceable (en-FORCE-able). If he is summoned by the court, and fails to appear, then the judge may issue a warrant for his arrest. If he does not surrender to the court, he will be a fugitive. I believe Ron went a fugitive route. Correct me if I am mistaken.
  8. Free to shine

    Free to shine Shiny & Free

    Comments from the Bunker:

  9. Jump

    Jump Operating teatime

    We have a saying too. It goes: "stop digging, you're deep enough already".

  10. ThetanExterior

    ThetanExterior Gold Meritorious Patron

    I'm looking forward to His Holiness Pope David appearing in court.

    I wonder if he'll swear on the Bible or a copy of Dianetics?:biggrin:
  11. koki

    koki Silver Meritorious Patron

    that is another....
    we say : " Lady, NOW Iam full..." :biggrin:
  12. secretiveoldfag

    secretiveoldfag Silver Meritorious Patron

    I like it. :biggrin:
  13. suspiciousperson

    suspiciousperson Patron with Honors

    What are scientology's liquid - or indeed shortly realisiable - assets?

    I see no reason that they shouldn't go for 25% of that. Miscavige being a sociopath (it would seem) he's perfectly prepared to throw the COS under a bus to save himself. While it is objectively ridiculous, out of proportion, and almost silly, I say put the absolute line at $100 million. They would never, ever get anything like that at court (at least after the appeal against the US jury - why exactly is it you chaps have them for civil cases again? At the very best they can do almost as well as a judge) but I really just don't think that's the mindset you need to approach this with. You need to treat it like something completely different to a court case.

    Explicitly put, the Rathbuns need to be very, very, VERY - frankly unrealistically - greedy imo.

    As for the idea of starting a trust for other victims, fuck that. Callously speaking, said victims could have sued too, heck they could sue now and take on some of the risk but they don't seem to be.

    And the Rathbuns have a child now, and for all I know more to come. That changes perspective. They would be entirely justified in taking as much moolah as they can get. Remember, it's a payment to shut up and go away, not a compensation award. Surely you wouldn't argue that the starbucks in clearwater owes every ex scientologist thousands of dollars just cause it's taken "church" cash?
  14. Magoo

    Magoo Gold Meritorious Patron

    I've posted for years:
    "Dave"...Tick Tock, Tick Tock: Time is on *our* side!
    ((And don't say I didn't warn ya))" :)


  15. Thrak

    Thrak Gold Meritorious Patron

    But what should he wear?
  16. Udarnik

    Udarnik Gold Meritorious Patron

    The Emperor's New Clothes.
  17. secretiveoldfag

    secretiveoldfag Silver Meritorious Patron

    I am not an admirer of Marty R and would have nothing to say to him if we happened to be seated side by side on a transatlantic flight but my impression is that this case is not about money, it is about DM. Mosey is entitled to sue but she obviously would not do this without the approval and support of her husband.

    It is even possible that Marty has been planning this case for a very long time. He has not exactly kept a low profile. How could DM resist this target?

    I don't think [strike]Marty[/strike] Mosey will settle as long as there is a chance that the Dwarf can be destroyed. By perfectly legal means, of course. MR has probably been chortling for years (very quietly, in private).
    Last edited: Mar 20, 2014
  18. Type4_PTS

    Type4_PTS Diamond Invictus SP

  19. Rene Descartes

    Rene Descartes Gold Meritorious Patron

    It will go like this.

    Chairman of the Lou will be seated. His lawyer Jefferson will be seated.

    Jeffrey will be standing.

    Chairman of the Lou will be sworn in.

    The questioning will begin

    Jeffrey: Will you please state...

    Jefferson: OBJECTION!

    Jeffrey: I haven't even finished the question yet.

    Judge: Overuled

    Jeffrey: Will you please state your name?

    Jefferson: Objection!

    Jeffrey: Now what?

    Jefferson: Your honor, my client is the head of a Church with millions of members and Mr. Jeffrey has the audacity to ask him for his name like he is just anybody off the street.

    Judge: Overruled

    Jeffrey: May we continue? Your name please.

    Chairman of the Lou: Da...

    Jefferson: Objection!

    Jeffrey: Again?

    Jefferson: My client's name is on Google and Google is hearsay.

    Judge: Overuled

    Jeffrey: Thank you. continue please.

    Jefferson: Objection!

    Judge: We will have a short recess while I take up a discussion with Mr Jeffrey and Mr Jefferson in my office.

    Chairman of the Lou: (whispers to Jefferson as he passes him by) Nice job. Keep up the great work.

  20. NoName

    NoName A Girl Has No Name

    IMO, this case is exactly 0% about the money and 100% about destroying DM.