Blog: Paris Appeal Trial II - 2012-01-30
Scientology's lawyers took three hours to attack counter-cult group UNADFI's bid to be admitted as a plaintiff in the Paris appeal trial. Ten minutes into their lawyer's response, the proceedings degenerated into a shouting match.
The first three days of Scientology's trial on appeal had been taken up with a flurry of defence motions trying to get the case abandoned or at least postponed: all to no avail.
Judge Claudine Forkel rejected them all, describing at least one of them "devoid of any serious character".