Our Man in Paris, Jonny Jacobsen, on the Scientology Appeal in France's Highest Court - 2013-09-04
Jonny Jacobsen In Paris today, Jonny Jacobsen attended the Scientology hearing before the Cour de Cassation, France's highest court, which is considering an appeal of the church's fraud conviction which was upheld last year. He sent us this report...
Scientology's lawyers argued today in France's highest court that they did not get a fair trial on appeal, because when the defendants walked out of the proceedings half-way through, the appeal court did not stop proceedings to get them new lawyers.
France's top court will hand down its ruling on Scientology's appeals against convictions for organised fraud next month.