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13 September 2001:
YOO-HOO! PTSC! About those copyrights PART 1
YOO-HOO! PTSC! About those copyrights PART 2
YOO-HOO! PTSC! About those copyrights PART 3
YOO-HOO! PTSC! About those copyrights PART 4

22 August 2001:
Re: Attention Librarian


5 March 2001:
Re: Question for CL or Librarian


10 April 2000:
Part 1, 1972-1973 FIX AND REPOST
Part 1, 1972-1973 FIX AND REPOST (Continued)
Part 2, 1974-1975 FIX AND REPOST
Part 2, 1974-1975 FIX AND REPOST (Continued)
Part 3, 1976-A FIX AND REPOST
Part 4, 1976-B FIX AND REPOST
Part 5, 1977 FIX AND REPOST
Part 6, 1978 FIX AND REPOST
Part 7, 1979-1980 FIX AND REPOST
Part 8, 1981-1982 FIX AND REPOST
Re: Owen, We Have a Problem

3 March 2000:
Re Part 3, 1976-A

25 February 2000:
PGPed Where the heck have *I* been? From 1972 to 1982 and back!

17 January 1999:
THE LIBRARIAN AND THE LIVING DEAD

8 December 1998:
Re: Urgent to Veritas: Marie

18 November 1998:
LIEBERMAN AND THE LIBRARIAN, PART I
LIEBERMAN AND THE LIBRARIAN, PART II
LIEBERMAN AND THE LIBRARIAN, PART III
LIEBERMAN AND THE LIBRARIAN, PART I—CORRECTED

8 October 1998:
A Message and Picture From The ARSCC Librarian

9 April 1998:
ZED'S "DEAR LIBRARIAN" LETTER

4 March 1998:
ZED, HONEY, I'VE GOT WHAT YOU NEED!
Re: The Missing Ten Months


13 January 1998:
THE LIBRARIAN LOSES IT WITH SHERIFF RON

5 January 1998:
Re: ENTHETA.NET archive: The Librarian
Re: Librarian: riddle me this.....

4 January 1998:
Re: Challenge to Critics and Scientologists Alike
LIBRARIAN CALLING JETA!

30 December 1997:
THE LIBRARIAN'S PRESENT TO LITIGANTS

29 December 1997:
THE LIBRARIAN HAS PRESENTS!
PRESENT TO BOOKBUYERS
PRESENT FOR WILLIAM BARWELL
PRESENT FOR RON'S AMIGO
PRESENT FOR JUSTIN

22 December 1997:
LOOK WHAT YOUR LITTLE OL' LIBRARIAN FOUND!

21 December 1997:
THE LIBRARIAN SAYS *NOT* RECOMMENDED READING!

19 December 1997:
jf05353-A THANK-YOU CARD FROM THE LIBRARIAN
ZED STRUGGLES WITH THE LIBRARIAN
SHERIFF RON INTERROGATES THE LIBRARIAN
THE SHERIFF COMES BACK FOR MORE
RE: ZED STRUGGLES WITH THE LIBRARIAN--NOT!
ZED AND THE SHERIFF GANG UP ON THE LIBRARIAN

17 December 1997:
ZED VS. THE LIBRARIAN-1
ZED VS. THE LIBRARIAN-2
ZED VS. THE LIBRARIAN-3
ZED VS. THE LIBRARIAN-4
ZED VS. THE LIBRARIAN-5
ZED VS. THE LIBRARIAN-6
ZED VS. THE LIBRARIAN-7

15 December 1997:
Challenge to Critics and Scientologists Alike

11 December 1997:
Re: Scientology/IRS Connection


RELATED FILES:

Public Research Foundation Press Release: "HIDDEN TIES BETWEEN IRS AND SCIENTOLOGY REVEALED"

The CST LEGAL PAPERS series


PUBLIC NOTICE:
The files on this site were found in publically available usenet archives and are in the public domain.

18 November 1998:
LIEBERMAN AND THE LIBRARIAN, PART I

This begins a three-part series (with a correction notice for Part I) by The Librarian that is a treasure of information on a "celebrity" attorney that has worked for Scientology corporations—Eric Lieberman. Lieberman gained fame for his involvement with the Pentagon Papers. The Librarian publishes every reference she is able to find about Lieberman's involvement in Scientology litigation. One thing that stands out in her data is how many cases Lieberman managed to be on the losing side in on "behalf" of Scientology organizations. Another is the tax-related cases he litigates. It's a very odd assortment that we believe no one has entirely plumbed the depth of. As is often the case with the posts of The Librarian, they can be revisited again and again, and new interelationships of data are always presenting themselves. We believe that the "LIEBERMAN AND THE LIBRARIAN" series is a rich treasure of information that still needs to be fully mined. Note that she mistakenly says in this message that it is a four-part post, something she corrected in a message that followed the series.

One other note: The Librarian's research into Lieberman is set off by an anonymous post that refers to Liebrman by name in connection with late 1970's "Snow White" case. She is frustrated in her search for anything involving Lieberman and Scientology that early. With all due deference to our favorite Librarian, we believe she may have been misled by ambiguous wording in the reference (see in message below), which also mentions the firm Lieberman is associated with—Rabinowitz, Boudin. We may have solved her mystery, because Leonard B. Boudin, of Rabinowitz, Boudin & Standard, represented Mary Sue Hubbard in 1979 in the "Snow White" proceedings, according to the "Stipulation of Evidence." So we've found a HARD FACT for The Librarian if she's watching, and we hope she will reward us accordingly. And we still are in awe of the amazing research she came up with on Lieberman's further involvement with Scientology litigation. Our way of thanking her is putting it all here for easy reference, complete with her priceless presentation and eternal breathless ebullience.


From: librarian@arscc.chimerical.library (The Librarian)
Subject: LIEBERMAN AND THE LIBRARIAN, PART I
Date: 1998/11/18
Message-ID: <199811181327.OAA26567@replay.com>
Newsgroups: alt.religion.scientology


This Indian summer thing had sent me rifling through the cedar chest and
digging my short-shorts and halter tops back out of the darned old
mothballs. It was a weekend, and I figured nobody would be dropping in
at the Library to see me anyway (heck, hardly anybody even seemed to
know I was back!), so I wiggled into a daring little pair of Guess jeans
I had whacked off--well, you know; I mean with scissors--so short that I
can't wear undies with them 'cause they peek out if I do. I pulled an
*adorable* little teal spaghetti-strapped, midriff-length linen top
(with a tiny satin bow, thank you very much) over my head, brushed out
my hair, dabbed on a *whisper* of lipstick, slipped on a pair of pigskin
penny-loafers (just to spite wgert), and set off for a bouncy little
walk down to the ARSCC Chimerical Library. Gee whillikers! It was a
*gorgeous* day, and I felt so happy to be back, and so, like,
"keyed-out" (if you know what I mean) that I almost slipped up and "got
in comm" with a couple of the big oak trees overhanging the sidewalk,
and some squirrels who were chattering at me!

("Gosh!" I thought. "I have *got* to stop reading all this weird scieno
stuff that keeps getting posted in a.r.s.!")

Well, anywa-a-a-ays. When I let myself in to the Library, I was just so
"up" that I had completely forgotten what a MESS I still had waiting for
me. I mean, I have *never* seen such a backlog as the stack I had found
when I first got back a few weeks ago. Oh, don't get me wrong--it's not
like I've just been sitting around doing my nails; I've already sorted a
*lot* of it (and a lot of it into the round file!). But I had *so* many
backlogged messages in a.r.s. to catch up on, and things people had sent
me, and dossiers on lawyers, and-- Well, just a *bunch* of stuff.

Shoot! I couldn't spend such a beautiful day just, like, shuffling those
papers around! So I opened some windows, fixed myself a tall iced
coffee, and booted up the ARSCC Chimerical Library computer to see what
kind of shenanigans were going on in a.r.s.

Well, gag me with a roto-rooter! I thought I had fallen into
alt.stacy.suckup (a.s.s.) or dorian.idiot.panglobal.stupidity (d.i.p.s.)
by mistake, or something! God! I mean, I had to Lysol my *screen* after
all that! <Sigh!> It seemed like you poor, dear, sweet souls had been so
severely deprived of FACTS recently, that you had been forced to resort
to a dining on a steady diet of spoon-fed b*llsh*t! It just broke my
achey-breaky little librarian heart! I felt responsible!

So I was just sitting there, scrolling through the other messages (when
I could find one!), tapping a nail against my front teeth, wondering
*what* I could do about it, when suddenly I ran across this, from
message <199810161733.TAA18488@replay.com>:

>"[C]hurch leaders still send much of their work to longtime
>counsel like Eric Lieberman of Rabinowitz, Boudin, whose
>affiliations go back to the defense of church leaders for
>infiltrating government offices in the late 1970s." And yet
>there's no record of his involvement in any defense of any of
>the "Snow White" defendants. Ain't that jest [BLEEP]in'
>~~spooooky~~, Martin, ol' man?

Lieberman? Eric Lieberman? Well, shucks! I had just seen something on
Eric Lieberman in all that backlog I had handled! But what had I *done*
with it? I turned my gaze to my "Pending" basket across the room. Holy
Moley! Did *I* do that? It was two feet high! And the "To Be Filed"?
Yikes! It was worse!

Wait a minute! Those dossiers somebody had dropped through the mail
slot! Wasn't there one on Lieberman in *there*? I slipped off the stool
(don't you just *hate* that little squeaky feeling when the back of your
thighs have been sitting on faux leather too long?) and went over to my
"Secret Attorney Dossiers" file drawer, bent over (Whoops! Glad nobody
was *behind* me! Maybe I cut these things off a little *too* short!) and
finger-walked through the tabby-things. Hm. Drescher, Ellenberg, Emory,
Feffer, Fugate, Gavigan-- Where *is* it?! Hart, Hayes, Karno, Kobrin,
Lenske-Sherman, Lenske-Stephen--TA-DA! Lieberman!

I pulled the textured folder from the drawer and ran my fingers over the
foil-stamped cover. Gosh, *somebody* had gone to a *lot* of trouble
putting together these attorney dossiers! I wonder how many copies of
them there are out there? I mean, they look, like, *really* expensive.
Who would go to all this trouble, and why?

Oh, well. I touched my finger to my tongue, and started leafing through
the contents, looking for some connection to the Snow White mess. But
there was nothing. Nothing! God, that really *was* spooky. I got little
goose-bumps all over my chest and arms, and felt a little tightening,
shriveling sensation in a couple of places. Shivers!

But there was still, like, a *lot* of stuff in there. *Good* stuff.
FACTS!! And so--just for you, you dear, lovable, darling, fact-starved
sweethearts--instead of going out on this *gorgeous* Indian summer day
and having a picnic, I nestled my taut little fanny down into a swivel
chair and spent the *whole* day assembling some good, HARD FACTS about
the estimable Eric Lieberman into a chronological outline for your
reading, filing, and cross-referencing pleasure.

WARNING: I did little summaries, excerpts, or abstracts of the
articles--depending on how much there was about Lieberman in each
one--but the whole thing is *still* longer than a stood-up stallion. (I
put in references to the actual articles, so you can look them up on
Nexus or in your local library.) But, anyways, because this is
so-o-o-o-o-o long, I am having to break it into FOUR parts. My remailer
wouldn't send the whole thing at once even if I wanted to. That's why
you'll need to get all four parts.

IF, that is, you want to know what our golden boy Eric has been up to
over all these years with Scientology.

And, if you did, well, shoot, honey--all you had to do was *ask*! And,
believe me, he has been busy, busy, BUSY!

But, the first thing in this dossier (besides the Pentagon Papers case,
which there is, like, just *tons* of stuff you can look up for yourself)
is *not* anything to do with Eric Lieberman being involved in "defense
of church leaders for infiltrating government offices in the late
1970s," as he claims happened. (There is not even a *peep* about THAT in
here!) No, the first thing we hear of Eric Lieberman and Scientology,
the very *first* thing is back in...

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April 21, 1983

CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY WINS STAY IN BOSTON COOPER CASE

The Church of Scientology wins a motion to stay proceedings in the
Boston Paulette Cooper case, pending resolution of a similar case filed
by Cooper against the church in California. Church attorney Eric
Lieberman calls the ruling a recognition that Cooper has been
"manipulating the judicial process" by "filing duplicative lawsuits."
Lieberman says he is "very gratified" by Judge McNaught's decision.
Cooper had also filed a case in New York similar to the ones in Boston
and California, Lieberman says, but notes that the New York case had
been dismissed the previous year.

SOURCE: Church-issued press release in PR Newswire; contact: Kathy Heard

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August 6, 1985

NO QUICK DECISION EXPECTED IN RELIGIOUS FREEDOM CASE

"An official of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Tuesday it
may be months before judges decide a challenge by religious groups to a
municipal law apparently aimed at the Church of Scientology.
   "Lawyers for the Church of Scientology and several other religious
groups Monday asked the court to overturn a lower court decision
upholding a Clearwater, Fla., law requiring churches to register and
disclose their finances. ...
   "Representing the religious groups, attorney Eric Lieberman told the
court, 'This ordinance intrudes the power of the state into the
relationship a church has with its members.'" (More)

SOURCE: U.P.I., August 6, 1985, Tuesday, AM cycle. SECTION: Regional
News. DISTRIBUTION: Florida, Georgia

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August 8, 1985

ATTORNEY LIEBERMAN DEFENDS SECULAR HUMANISM

"A group of parents, teachers, students and authors has filed a lawsuit
asking a federal judge to declare unconstitutional an amendment
prohibiting certain schools from using federal funds for the teaching of
'secular humanism.'
   "Eric M. Lieberman, an attorney for the plaintiffs, said the suit is
expected to become a 'major test of First Amendment safeguards of free
speech and the separation of church and state.'
   "The suit, filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court, named the federal
government and the U.S. secretary of education. The plaintiffs, who
include science fiction author and biochemist Isaac Asimov, president of
the American Humanist Association, contend the Hatch Amendment has
produced chaos and confusion in schools nationwide because it fails to
define the term 'secular humanism.'
   "...At a news conference, Lieberman defined secular humanism as a
school of thought 'with emphasis on the rational, the primacy of human
rights and human relationships, and a non-deistic approach to the
problems of the world.'
   "...Other plaintiffs include authors B.F. Skinner, a leading
psychologist...
   "...A year lapsed after the bill was signed, Lieberman said, because
'this amendment was enacted with virtually no public knowledge. We
didn't even know about it until six or eight months ago.'"

(LIBRARIAN'S NOTE: I just thought this was *truly* precious, that Eric
squeezed a case representing the world's leading behaviorist
[B.F.Skinner] and defending secular humanism into his busy calendar
between Scientology-advocacy cases. I'm sure L. Ron Hubbard knew all
about this, and thoroughly approved. Snicker.)

SOURCE: The Associated Press, August 8, 1985, Thursday, PM cycle.
SECTION: Domestic News

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July 17, 1987

SCIENTOLOGISTS SUFFER NEW LEGAL SETBACK IN BATTLE WITH U.S. OVER TAX
DEDUCTIONS

The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in California rules that church
members cannot claim income tax deductions for donations they make to
the church in exchange for spiritual training. Eric M. Lieberman, an
attorney for the church members, says he is disappointed. "Historically,
and properly so, the IRS and the courts have never deemed a religious
benefit to be an economic or financial benefit," Lieberman says. He
claims that the ruling will be appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court.

SOURCE: Los Angeles Times, July 18, 1987, Saturday, Southland Edition

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September 21, 1987

TAXING MATTERS

"Six weeks ago, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit upheld a
1967 decision by the Internal Revenue Service to revoke the tax-exempt
status of the church. But this hardly means the end of the department's
longstanding legal tangles with the Scientologists.
   "...[T]he 9th Circuit case covered only the years from 1970 to 1972,
leaving up in the air all other years during which the church was denied
tax exemptions, says Eric Lieberman, outside tax counsel for the church
and a partner at New York's Rabinowitz, Boudin, Standard & Krinsky.
   "'We're facing litigation over many years, in both senses of the
word,' says Lieberman.
   "For all the church's litigation, James Mann, deputy assistant
attorney general for the Tax Division, says the Scientology matters
'represent just a fraction of our caseload.'
   "...Michael Durney, the acting assistant attorney general for the Tax
Division, has recused himself from all Scientology matters because of
his prior legal work for the church as a partner at D.C.'s Hamel & Park.
   "...The church is also embroiled in a complicated Freedom of
Information Act dispute with the IRS. The Supreme Court is scheduled to
hear oral arguments on that case next month, in the first week of its
1987-88 term." (More)

SOURCE: American Lawyer Newspapers Group Inc., Legal Times, September
21, 1987. SECTION: INSIDE JUSTICE; Pg. 6

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November 11, 1987

SCIENTOLOGISTS LOSE BID FOR IRS RECORDS

"The Supreme Court, rejecting an appeal filed by the Church of
Scientology of California to obtain government tax records, ruled
Tuesday that the public has no right to get information kept by the
Internal Revenue Service.
   "The tax agency 'has no duty under the Freedom of Information Act' to
disclose internal records, even if names and other confidential
information could be easily deleted, Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist
said.
   "Civil rights attorneys denounced the unanimous decision, saying the
ruling will make it virtually impossible for outsiders to monitor IRS
activities because it gives the agency a free hand to turn down requests
for information. The ruling also marks another court reversal for the
church, which has carried on a protracted legal struggle with a host of
government agencies. ...
   "Eric Lieberman, a New York attorney who represented the church, said
the ruling gives 'no recourse' to citizens who believe they have been
harassed by the IRS.
   "'Church officials believe they were put on the "enemies list" by the
Nixon Administration and they were harassed for political reasons. This
decision says the IRS doesn't have to disclose anything about that
episode,' Lieberman said."

SOURCE: The Times Mirror Company, Los Angeles Times, November 11, 1987,
Wednesday, Home Edition. SECTION: Part 1; Page 3; Column 2; Metro Desk

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January 5, 1988

State Supreme Court

THE CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY OF NEW YORK v. THE TAX COMMISSION OF THE CITY
OF NEW YORK

"On Jan. 5, Justice Elliott Wilk ordered discovery to begin in The
Church of Scientology's challenge against the New York City Tax
Commission's denial of religious exemption for two of the church's
properties.
   "On May 13, 1986, the Appellate Division remanded the matter to the
state Supreme Court to determine whether the church is organized--and
its premises used--exclusively for religious purposes, and whether the
founder, L. Ron Hubbard, is accepting income through royalty
arrangement. [LIBRARIAN'S NOTE: Huh? Thought he was DEAD by May 13,
1986!]
   "The Church of Scientology, which has turned to Eric Lieberman and
Betty St. Clair of Rabinowitz, Boudin, Standard, Krinsky & Lieberman,
argues that because it is a not-for-profit corporation whose activities
are exclusively for religious purposes, its properties at 349 W. 48th
St. and 227 W. 46th St. should be tax-exempt.
   "Lieberman says that the Commission first denied the church's
application on the grounds that Scientology is not a religion, but when
the court rejected that assertion, the Commission alleged that the
assets and income of the church were being used for personal profit."
(More)

SOURCE: American Lawyer Newspapers Group, Inc., Manhattan Lawyer,
February 2, 1988 - February 8, 1988. SECTION: WHO'S SUING WHOM; Pg. 16

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April 19, 1988

2ND CIRCUIT GOES AGAINST FOUR OTHERS

Panel OKs Deductions for Church of Scientology Members

"Mandatory payments to the Church of Scientology by its members for
one-on-one spiritual sessions with church staff members are charitable
contributions, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled, despite
contrary decisions by four other circuit courts.
   "In Foley v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue, (No. 86-4026), the 2nd
Circuit ruled that the $ 5,881.83 paid for 'auditing and training'
sessions, a religious practice designed to raise spiritual awareness,
was akin to payments for attendance at High Holy Day services, saying of
Masses and church dues, and therefore, a deduction under 26 U.S. C. Sec.
170(a).
   "The 2nd Circuit followed a recent 8th Circuit decision on the same
issue, ruling that 'an amount remitted to a qualified church with no
return other than participation in strictly spiritual and doctrinal
religious practices is a contribution within the meaning of section
170.'
   "The 2nd Circuit's April 19 decision, written by Judge Roger Miner
and joined by Judge Ralph Winter, conflicts with earlier Church of
Scientology cases in the 1st, 4th, 9th and 10th circuits. On April 18,
the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari on the deductibility issue in
another church of Scientology case, Hernandez v. Commissioner, 819 F2d
1212 (1st Cir. 1987).
   "...Last year the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the
denial of tax-exemption status to the church in Church of Scientology v.
Commissioner, 823 F2d 1310 (9th Cir. 1987), on the basis that L. Ron
Hubbard, the church's founder, received a significant amount of the
church's income. The church was a tax-exempt organization during the
period in which the Foleys deducted the auditing payment.
   "...The Foleys' counsel, Eric M. Lieberman, name partner of
Rabinowitz, Boudin, Standard, Krinsky & Lieberman, distinguished the
case from decisions concerning the disallowance of deductions for
parochial school tuition since, in the school cases, there is an
expectation of a definite economic benefit.
   "'Can any court of the United States say that since a Scientologist
is getting more of a benefit for his services than a Catholic or a Jew,
it should be disallowed? If that's so, the First Amendment is in serious
trouble,' Lieberman said."

SOURCE: American Lawyer Newspapers Group, Inc., Manhattan Lawyer, May 3,
1988 - May 9, 1988. SECTION: Pg. 12

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October 31, 1988

U.S. V. ZOLIN 88-40

"The week of Oct. 17, the Supreme Court agreed to hear arguments in the
following cases.
   "May a court restrict the authority of the Internal Revenue Service
to disclose to other federal agencies material acquired through a
court-enforced administrative summons, and must the IRS provide
independent evidence of fraud when it seeks material protected by
lawyer-client confidentiality? The 9th Circuit said yes to both
questions.
   "The government is seeking confidential documents in connection with
a tax fraud probe of the Church of Scientology. The 9th Circuit upheld a
federal judge who restricted IRS access to the material.
   "The Justice Department said the ruling seriously threatens the
ability of the government to investigate tax fraud.
   "The U.S. solicitor general's office for petitioner. Eric M.
Lieberman of Rabinowitz, Boudin, Standard, Krinsky & Lieberman in New
York for respondent.

SOURCE: The New York Law Publishing Company, The National Law Journal,
October 31, 1988. SECTION: SUPREME COURT SUMMARY; Administrative Law;
Pg. 42

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April 19, 1989

SCIENTOLOGISTS LOSE SECOND CIRCUIT APPEAL IN INFRINGEMENT SUIT AGAINST
"BARE-FACED MESSIAH" PUBLISHER, HOLT

(LIBRARIAN'S NOTE: Oooops! I'd say Eric and his friends, like, *really*
screwed the pooch on this one! Wow! This became the NUMBER ONE
instrument of black P.R. against L. Ron Hubbard, and they would have WON
the case--but, darn, they were just a day [or a few hundred] late.
Ooooooopsie!)

FACTS: The action had been brought in district court for copyright
infringement to enjoin publication of a biography of L. Ron Hubbard
called "Bare-Faced Messiah: The True Story of L. Ron Hubbard." The
plaintiff, New Era Publications International, ApS ("New Era") holds BY
LICENSE certain copyrights bequeathed by Hubbard. The publisher of the
biography, Henry Holt and Company, Inc. ("Holt) was defendant. The
district court had concluded that the use of unpublished writings in the
biography did not pass the fair use test and therefore to some degree
infringed, but, for various reasons, declined to issue an injunction,
and instead relegated New Era to the remedy of damages.

HOLDING BY SECOND CIRCUIT COURT ON APPEAL: "Affirmed...on the ground
that laches is the sole bar to the issuance of an injunction. ...The
prejudice suffered by Holt as the result of New Era's unreasonable and
inexcusable delay in bringing this action invokes a bar of laches. In
initially denying a temporary restraining order, the district court
found that New Era had been aware since 1986 that the book would be
published in the United States. Despite this knowledge, it failed to
take any steps to enjoin publication of the book until it sought a
restraining order in May 1988, at a time when 12,000 copies of the book
had already been printed. At this point, it appears that a permanent
injunction would result in the total destruction of the work since it is
not economically feasible to reprint the book after deletion of the
infringing material. Such severe prejudice, coupled with the
unconscionable delay already described, mandates denial of the
injunction for laches and relegation of New Era to its damages remedy."

ATTORNEYS: Michael Lee Hertzberg (Eric M. Lieberman, Nicholas E. Poser,
David B. Goldstein, Rabinowitz, Boudin, Standard, Krinsky & Lieberman,
P.C., of counsel) for plaintiff. Robert M. Callagy (Mark A. Fowler,
Satterlee Stephens Burke & Burke, of counsel) for defendant.

SOURCE: American Lawyer Newspapers Group, Inc., Manhattan Lawyer, May 2,
1989 - May 8, 1989. SECTION: WEEKLY OPINION SERVICE

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Well, that's the end of Part I. I'm going to go powder my nose, and I'll
be *right back* to do Part II. (Darn, my fanny is *numb* from sitting so
long!)
                          --<The ARSCC Librarian>

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*The ARSCC, like its pert little dedicated Librarian, does not exist.



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