The firm is best known for being church staff and attorneys for the
Church of Scientology, working for the
Religious Technology Center
Religious Technology Center ,
which controls the trademarks of
Scientology and the copyright of the
L. Ron Hubbard .
* 1 History
* 2 Notable cases
* 3 See also
* 4 References
* 5 External links
Kendrick Moxon holds a B.A. in
Anthropology and a Doctorate of
George Mason University
George Mason University . Before becoming
Scientology's lead in-house attorney, he worked in the Church's
Guardian's Office (subsequently usurped by the Office of Special
Affairs ) under
Mary Sue Hubbard . During
Operation Snow White
Operation Snow White , in
which eleven Scientologists pleaded guilty or were convicted in
federal court, Moxon was listed as an unindicted co-conspirator for
providing false handwriting samples to the FBI in response to a Grand
Jury subpoena . According to the
Phoenix New Times , Moxon has stated
that "he didn't knowingly supply false handwriting samples and that
the stipulation of evidence was something signed by church officials
but written by FBI agents. He says the matter was thoroughly
investigated by two bar associations – in D.C. and in California –
before they admitted him as an attorney. Moxon is in good standing
with the bar associations in both jurisdictions."
Helena Kempner Kobrin (born April 27, 1948) received her B.A. at
Hofstra University and her J.D. at
Seton Hall University . She was
admitted to the bar in 1978, and at the California bar in 1991. She
caused controversy on usenet in the mid-1990s when she tried to get
the newsgroup alt.religion.scientology shut down, and later e-mailed
legal warnings to participants who had quoted as few as six lines of
* Frank Oliver, a former member of the Office of
alleged that he worked with
Kendrick Moxon and others in a campaign
Cult Awareness Network
Cult Awareness Network (CAN). Plaintiffs were recruited to
participate in litigation which ultimately forced the CAN into
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* ^ Office Space
* ^ "Case No. BS 116340 Case No. BS 116339." Superior Court of the
State of California for the County of Los Angeles. Retrieved on
January 19, 2011. "3055 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 900 Los Angeles, CA
* ^ Davis, Derek; Hankins, Barry (2004). New Religious Movements
and Religious Liberty in America. Baylor University Press. p. 228.
ISBN 0-918954-92-4 .
* ^ United States of America v. Mary Sue Hubbard, et al.. 1979a.
"Response to Informal Bill of Particulars." United States District
Court: Columbia . No. 78-401. January 11. p. 7. As cited in Kent,
Stephen A. ; Krebs, Theresa (1988). "When Scholars Know Sin:
Alternative Religions and Their Academic Supporters". Skeptic. 6 (3):
36–44. Retrieved 2007-03-04.
* ^ A B Ortega, Tony (1999-12-23). "Double Crossed". Phoenix New
New Times Media
New Times Media . Retrieved 2007-03-04.
* ^ "Both sides agreed in the 'Stipulation of Evidence' that ... he
had stated that ... the nine pages of appended handwriting were those
of Mr. Meisner. However ... Mr. Moxon had been directed to supply the
government with fake handwriting samples in lieu of Mr. Meisner's true
handwriting exemplars." United States of America v. Mary Sue Hubbard,
et al. 1979b. "Stipulation of Evidence." United States District Court:
District of Columbia . Criminal No. 78-401. October 25. p. 212-214. As
cited in Kent, Stephen A. ; Krebs, Theresa (1988). "When Scholars Know
Sin: Alternative Religions and Their Academic Supporters". Skeptic. 6
(3): 36–44. Retrieved 2007-03-04.
* ^ Grossman, Wendy (October 1997) . "
Net.Wars. New York: New York University Press. pp. 77–78. ISBN
0-8147-3103-1 . Retrieved 2006-06-11.
* ^ Prendergast, Alan (1995-10-04). "Stalking the Net".
Village Voice Media. Retrieved 2007-03-28.
* ^ Ortega, Tony (1999-12-23). "Double Crossed". Phoenix New Times
Village Voice Media . Retrieved 2008-01-26.
* ^ Cease and Desist letter, Chilling Effects ,