All Posts Tagged: "Case Outcomes"

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A press release concerning the Texas Supreme Court’s decision not to review the Court of Appeals decision in The Local Church et al v. Harvest House et al.

02/28/2009 ECNR, Encyclopedia of Cults and New Religions, Harvest House, John Ankerberg, John Weldon, press release, Texas Supreme Court

A letter written after the end of the case over the Encyclopedia of Cults and New Religions to those who do not meet with the local churches but who followed the case’s progress.

06/25/2007 AIA, Answers in Action, Christian Research Institute, Court of Appeals, CRI, ECNR, Encyclopedia of Cults and New Religions, Evangelical Christian Publishers Association, First Amendment, Fuller Theological Seminary, Harvest House, John Ankerberg, John Weldon, litigation, Texas Supreme Court, US Supreme Court

A letter written after the end of the case over the Encyclopedia of Cults and New Religions to the believers who meet in the local churches.

06/22/2007 AIA, Answers in Action, Christian Research Institute, Court of Appeals, CRI, ECNR, Encyclopedia of Cults and New Religions, Evangelical Christian Publishers Association, Fuller Theological Seminary, Harvest House, John Ankerberg, John Weldon, litigation, Texas Supreme Court, US Supreme Court

A press release concerning the United States Supreme Court’s decision not to review the Texas Court of Appeals decision in The Local Church et al v. Harvest House et al.

06/20/2007 ECNR, Encyclopedia of Cults and New Religions, Harvest House, John Ankerberg, John Weldon, press release, US Supreme Court

A press release concerning the Court of Appeals decision reversing the District Court’s rejection of the defendants’ motion for summary judgment.

01/16/2006 Court of Appeals, ECNR, Encyclopedia of Cults and New Religions, Harvest House, John Ankerberg, John Weldon, press release

After the ruling in The God-Men case, Tyndale House Publishers withdrew Larson’s Book of Cults which also mentioned the local churches.

01/01/1986 cult accusation

An index to material on this site related to Judge Leon Seyranian’s decision in Lee et al v. Duddy et al, the libel case concerning The God-Men.

06/27/1985 Die Sonderlehre, index, judgment, Neil Duddy, SCP, Spiritual Counterfeits Project, The God-Men

Key findings in Judge Leon Seyranian’s decision in Lee et all v. Duddy et al.

06/27/1985 Die Sonderlehre, judgment, Neil Duddy, SCP, Spiritual Counterfeits Project, The God-Men

A table of contents to the various sections of Judge Leon Seyranian’s written decision in Lee et al v. Duddy et al, outlining the falsity of fourteen accusations, the defendants’ intent to damage the plaintiffs, and the judge’s awarding of both compensatory and punitive damages.

06/27/1985 Die Sonderlehre, judgment, Neil Duddy, SCP, Spiritual Counterfeits Project, The God-Men

The complete text of the Statement of Decision in Lee et al v. Duddy et al, the landmark libel case in which Judge Leon Seyranian found The God-Men to be “in all major respects false, defamatory, and unprivileged, and, therefore, libelous.” In his decision he cited deposition testimony from the defendants as well as testimony before the court from expert witnesses and members of the local churches. These citations are linked to images of the exhibits and transcripts in the case.

06/27/1985 Die Sonderlehre, judgment, Neil Duddy, SCP, Spiritual Counterfeits Project, The God-Men

At the end of the court proceedings in Lee et al v. Duddy et al, the libel case concerning The God-Men, Judge Leon Seyranian commented on the weight of the testimony that had been presented to him.

06/05/1985 Die Sonderlehre, judgment, Neil Duddy, SCP, Spiritual Counterfeits Project, The God-Men

In 1983 Thomas Nelson Publishers issued a retraction and apology for including the local churches in The Mindbenders by Jack Sparks.

04/10/1983 Jack Sparks, retraction, The Mindbenders, Thomas Nelson