le procès des onze dirigeants aux Etats-Unis lors de la plus importante affaire d'espionnage interne qu'aient jamais connu les Etats-Unis


Une démonstration de la perpétration systématique de crimes, mêmes après avoir été déjà inculpé et condamné; une démonstration des méthodes de "gibier de potence" (ruiner et détruire ses ennemis etc); une démonstration du cynsime extraordinaire dont sont capables les dirigeants scientologues. Cambriolage, subornation de témoins, conspiration gigantesque, méthdoes élaborées, parjures, plans de meurtre, diffamation, rumeurs malveillantes, espionange , infiltration, vol, plantagte de fausses informations, faux en écritures publiques et privées etc.

*

Ici, ce sont les deux derniers inculpés du procès contre 11 des principaux dirigeants, dont la femme d'Hubbard, son adjointe la plus directe, et le directeur juste en-dessous dans la hiérarchie, car ce procès s'est déroulé en deux temps.


LES PASSAGES TRADUITS SONT EN BRUN. Tout le texte anglais a été laissé en place.





UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

TRIBUNAL DE DISTRICT DES ETATS UNIS

POUR LE DISTRICT DE COLUMBIA

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA :

v. : Criminal No. 78-401(2)&(3)

(24 novembre 1980)

JANE KEMBER :
MORRIS BUDLONG
a/k/a MO BUDLONG :


SENTENCING MEMORANDUM OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

MEMORANDUM DE SENTENCE DES ETATS UNIS D'AMERIQUE
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The United States of America respectfully submits this Sentencing

Memorandum to aid the Court in imposing sentence in this case.

I.

Introduction
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The defendants, Jane Kember and Morris Budlong, were each

found guilty, following a jury trial, of nine counts of aiding and

abetting burglary in the second degree. The evidence which led the

jury to return these guilty verdicts revealed that during the years

1973 to 1976 the defendants ordered the commission of brazen,

systematic and persistent burglaries of United States Government

offices. Their purpose was to ransack these offices of all documents

of interest to the organization which they led -- the Guardian's

Office of the Church of Scientology -- in order to secure total

exemption from taxation and to protect Scientology's founder, L.

Ron Hubbard. In the process, from their headquarters in East

Grinstead, England, they challenged and attempted to undermine the

judicial and governmental structure of the United States. They did

so by fraudulently using the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) in

a manner never intended by the Congress of the United States.

Les inculpés Jane Kember et Morris Budlong ont été estimés coupables, après jugement du jury, chacun de 9 chefs d'accusation de complicité de cambriolage au second degré. Les preuves ayant conduit le jury au verdict ont révélé que de 1973 à 1976, les défendants ot ordonné la commission de cambriolages cyniques, persistants et systématiques de bureaux du Gouvernement des Etats-Unis. Leur but était de vider ces offices de tous documents intéressant l'organisation qu'ils menaient - l'Office du Gardien de l'église de scientologie - afin de parvenir à exemption totale d'impôts et protéger le fondateur de la scientologie, L. Ron Hubbard. Durant cette activité, depuis leurs quartiers généraux d'East Grinstead, Angleterre, ils ont combattu et tenté de miner la structure judiciare et gouvernementale des Etats-Unis. Ils l'ont fait en se servant du FOIA (loi sur la liberté d'information) d'une façon qui n'était pas du tout dans l'intention du Congerès des USA.

As this Court heard, these defendants set about filing FOIA

requests with various Government agencies in order, _inter_alia_, to

cause these agencies to gather all the requested documents in a

central repository for the review process mandated by the FOIA.

Once the Guardian's Office discovered where these documents were

located, they began a systematic pillaging of that office --
repeatedly

Le Tribunal a entendu que ces deféndants ont déposé des requètes FOIA auprès de duiverses agences gouvernementales afin, entre autres, de faire rassembler à ces agences tous les documents requis dans un dépot central en vue du processus de révision exigé par le FOIA. Une fois que l'office du Gardien (GO) sut où ces documents étaient entreposés, il commença à piller systématiquement l'office, de façon répétée,



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and surreptitiously breaking into that office, taking the documents,

photocopying them with Government equipment and supplies, and

replacing them in the Government files so that, in the words of

defendant Budlong, these thefts would not be uncovered.

y pénétrant par fraude, prenant les documents, les photocopiant au moyen des appareils et fournitures gouvernementales, les replaçant dans les dossiers afin que, selon les termes du défendant Budlong, ces vols ne soient pas découverts.


Notwithstanding the fact that they had obtained _illegally_ all

the documents they were seeking, they proceeded to file FOIA suits

in the courts of this country, complaining that the particular

Government agencies had not given them all the documents to which

they were entitled. Thus, they perpetrated a fraud upon the American

judicial system. They came into the American courts with unclean

hands, seeking documents which they had already obtained by violating

the laws of the United States. After abusing the trial courts,

they proceeded to abuse the apellate courts never disclosing that

they were engaged in litigation in bad faith, totally heedless of

the waste of judicial resources involved. Such conduct, which

strikes at the very heart of the judicial system, cannot be
tolerated.

Nonobstant le fait qu'ils avaient illégallement obtenu tous les documents qu'ils recherchaient, ils procédèrent au dépôt de plaintes FOIA devant les tribunaux de ce pays, se plaignant que des agences gouvernementales ne leur avaient pas communiqué tous les documents auxquels ils avaient droit. Ils ont donc escroqué le système judiciare américain. Ils sont arrivés devant les tribunaux américains les mains sales, cherchant des documents qu'ils avaient obtenus en violant les lois des Etats-Unis. Abusant des tribunaux, ils procédèrent à abuser des cours d'appel en ne divulgant jamais qu'ils étaient déjà impliqués dans une litigation de mauvaise foi, se moquant tout à fait du gaspillage des ressources judiciaires engagées. Une telle conduite, qui frappe au coeur même du système judiciaire, ne peut être tolérée.


These defendants additionally ordered the theft of documents

and memoranda of attorneys representing the United States Government,

a party against whom they had instituted a variety of lawsuits.

They did so to discover the attorney's legal strategy and gain an

unfair strategic advantage in the courts. In effect, they violated

the attorney-client privilege of every litigant who opposed them, a

fact which they seek to obfuscate by complaining in bad faith, that

their own attorney-client privileges were violated. Such conduct

cannot be permitted in our judicial system.

Ces défendants ont par ailleurs ordonné le vol de documents et mémoranda d'avocats représentant le gouvernement des Etats-Unis, qui étaient partie contre laquelle ils avaient lancé diverses poursuites judiciaires. Ils le firent pour découvrir la stratégie légale des avocats et acquérir un avantage indu devant les tribunaux. En effet, ils violaient ainsi le privilège client-avocat de chaque partie opposée, fait qu'ils paraissent tenter de voiler en se plaignant de mauvaise foi, que leur propre privilège avocat-client était violé. Une telle conduite ne peut être permise dans notre système judiciaire.


Once their emissaries were caught in the midst of one of their

criminal acts, the defendants orchestrated from England a massive

obstruction of the due administration of justice. Such outrageous

conduct, which, we submit, this Court can consider under standards

recognized by the Supreme Court, strikes at the very heart of our

judicial system -- a system which has often, at crucial times in our

history, been the savior of our institutions.


Une fois que leurs émissaires furent pris en plein acte criminel, les défendants orchestrèrent depuis l'Angleterre une obstruction massive de l'administration normale de la justice. Une conduite à ce point outrageuse, que, nous le soumettons à cette Cour, qu'elle peut considérer selon les normes de la Cour Suprème, frappe directement au coeur de notre système judiciaire -- système qui a souvent, à des périodes cruciales de notre passé, été le garant de nos institutions.



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Moreover, a review of the documents seized from the two Los

Angeles, California, offices of the Guardian's Office -- including

log books of messages from these two defendants -- show the
incredible

and sweeping nature of the criminal conduct of these defendants.

Indeed, Guardian Program Order 158, and some of the other orders in

evidence, have already provided the Court with a glimpse of this

conduct. These crimes included: the infiltration and theft of

documents from a number of prominent private, national, and world

organizations, law firms, newspapers, and private citizens; the

execution of smear campaigns and baseless law suits for the sole

purpose of destroying private individuals who has attempted to

exercise their First Amendment rights to freedom of expression; the

framing of private citizens who had been critical of Scientology,

including the forging of documents which led to the indictment of

at least one innocent person; and violation of the civil rights of

prominent private citizens and public officials. These are but a

few of the criminal acts of these two defendants which, we submit,

give this court a glimpse of the heinous and vicious nature of their

crimes.

En outre, une révision des documents saisis aux deux offices du Gardian Office de Los Angeles, Californie, y compris un fichier des messages de ces deux défendants -- démontre l'incroyable et fluctuante conduite criminelle des défendants. En effet, un ordre de Pogramme du gardien n° 158, et certains autres fournis en preuves, ont déjà donné au tribunal un aperçu de cette conduite. Les crimes incluent: infiltration et vol de documents dans quantité d'organisations proéminentes privées, nationales ou mondiales, dans des cabinets d'avocats, des journaux, et auprès de citoyens privés; l'exécution de campagnes de diffamation, de plaintes sans fondement, dans l'unique but de détruire des individus privés ayant tenté d'exercer leur droit du Premier Amendement à la Liberté d'Expression; le fait de s'être fait passer pour des citoyens privés qui avaient critiqué la scientologie y compris en fabriquant des documents ayant mené à l'inculpation d'au moins un innnocent; et la violation des droits civils de citoyens proéminents et d'autorités officielles. Il ne s'agit que de quelques-uns des actes criminels commis par les deux défendants, aperçu que nous soumettons à la Cour pour qu'elle mesure l'étendue de la nature vicieuse et haineuse de leurs crimes.

In view of the severity of the crimes of which the defendants

Kember and Budlong were convicted, the high level of their positions

in the organizational hierarchy of the Guardian's Office, compared

with the positions held by their nine co-defendants who were
convicted

after a non-jury trial based on an uncontested stipulation of

evidence, as well as the additional information which we now bring

to this Court's attention, we submit that the public interest

demands the imposition of substantial terms of incarceration. This

Court must make it clear beyond peradventure that the criminal

conduct of these two defendants cannot be countenanced, and that

anyone who sets about masterminding and executing the crimes of

which they were convicted, uses and then tampers with the judicial

En raison de la gravité des crimes dont les défendants Kember et Budlong ont été inculpés, le niveau élevé de leurs positions dans la hiérarchie organisationnelle du Gardian Office (GO), en relation avec les positions tenues par leurs neuf co-défenseurs inculpés après un procès hors jury basé sur la stipulation incontestée des preuves, ainsi que sur l'information supplémentaire que nous soumettons à l'attention de la Cour, nous soumettons que l'intérêt public exige l'imposition d'une incarcération substantielle. Le Tribunal doit indiquer très clairement au delà de tout doute que la conduite criminelle de ces deux défendants ne peut être sous-estimée, et que quiconque met en oeuvre l'exécution des crimes dont ils sont inculpés, utilise et truque le système judiciaire



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system as they have, will be dealt with in the most severe terms

provided by the law.

comme ils l'ont fait, doit être puni avec la plus grande sévérité possible de par la loi.


II.

The Law
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The right of this court to consider evidence of other crimes

prior to imposing a sentence has long been recognized. It is well

settled that "before making [a sentencing] determination, a judge

may appropriately conduct an inquiry broad in scope, largely

unlimited either as to the kind of information he may consider, or

the source from which it may come." _United_States_v._Tucker_, 404

U.S. 443, (1972). Courts have a duty to obtain as much

information as they can about a convicted defendant's background,

character, and conduct, criminal or otherwise, so that they can

impose a sentence to fit the circumstances of the case and the

individual defendant. _See_United_States_v._Grayson_, 438 U.S. 41

(1978); 18 U.S.C. sec 3577 (1976). Thus, hearsay assertions are

admissible, _Williams_v._Oklahoma_, 358 U.S. 576 (1959), as is

information about prior crimes committed by the defendant, even if

the indictments for those crimes are pending, _United_States_v._

_Metz_, 470 F.2d 1140 (3d Cir. 1972), _cert_denied_, 411 U.S. 919

(1973); or the defendant was never tried for the other crimes,

_Williams_v._New_York_, 337 U.S. 241, 244 (1949); or the charges were

dismissed without an adjudication on the merits, _United_States_v._

_Doyle_, 348 F.2d 715 (2d Cir.), _cert._denied_, 372 U.S.

919 (1963); _United_States_v._Cifarelli_, 401 F.2d 512, 514 (2d
Cir.),

_cert._denied_, 393 U.S. 987 (1968). Even facts developed in

prosecutions where the defendant was acquitted can be considered by

the sentencing judge. _United_States_v._Sweig_, 454 F.2d 182 (2d

Cir. 1972).
[passage moins important sauf d'un point de vue esssentiellement technique, non traduit]


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In addition, the Court can consider all the circumstances

surrounding a defendant's conviction for the present crime. A

court is also warranted in increasing the sentence when it believes

that the defendant has undermined the judicial system through

repeated perjury. _United_States_v._Grayson_, _supra_.

De plus, la Cour peut considérer toutes les circonstances entourant l'inculpation d'un défendant pour le crime présent. Un tribunal a aussi le droit d'augmenter la sentence lorsqu'il croit que le défendant a miné le système judiciaire grâce à des parjures répétés. [réf...]


III.

The Charges on Which The Defendants Were
Convicted and the Continuation of the Burglaries
after Meisner and Wolfe Were Caught.

La base des inculpations de ces defendants et la continuation des cambriolages après que Meisner et Wolfe aient été pris
------------------------------------------------

Each of the two defendants now before the Court were found

guilty of nine counts of aiding and abetting second degree burglaries

of government offices at the Internal Revenue Service, the Department

of Justice and the offices of an Assistant United States Attorney in

this very courthouse. The evidence at their trial proved beyond

any doubt that the defendants not only commanded and directed these

burglaries but also received the fruits of the burglaries -- copies

of the stolen Government documents -- and that they commended and

awarded their subordinates for their success in these criminal

endeavors. Based on this overwhelming evidence, with which this

Court is intimately familiar, a jury returned unanimous verdicts of

guilty against both defendants.

Chacun des deux défendants présents devant cette Cour a été jugé coupable de neuf chefs d'inculpation pour complicité au second degré de cambriolage d'offices du gouvernement au Service du Revenu Intérieur (IRS - le fisc US), au ministère de la justice et aux offices d'un avocat assistant des Etats-Unis, au sein même de ce tribunal. Les preuves fournies lors du procès ont prouvé sans le moindre doute que les défendants ont non seulement commandé et dirigé ces cambriolages, mais qu'ils ont aussi reçu le fruit du crime -- des copies des documents volés au gouvernement -- et qu'ils ont félicité et récompensé les subordonnés pour leur réussite lors de ces actes criminels. Se basant sur des preuves submergeantes, que cette Cour connaît bien, un jury a rendu un verdict unanime de culpabilité contre les deux défendants.


The evidence further shows, however, that the defendants did

not stop their elaborate schemes on June 11, 1973 when they were

informed that Michael Meisner and Gerald Bennett Wolfe had been

confronted by the Federal Bureau of Investigations in this very

courthouse during one of their attempted burglaries. Indeed, to

the contrary, the evidence overwhelmingly demonstrates that the

defendants continued to issue Guardian Orders and directives
commanding

crimes identical to those for which they have been convicted.

We submit that such evidence is probative at a sentencing because

it brings into focus more than anything else the refusal by the

defendants to live by the law -- their apparently intractable

Les évidences montrent en outre, cependant, que les défendants n'ont pas cessé leurs schémas élaborés le 11 juin 1973, lorsqu'ils furent informés que Michael Meisner et Gerard Bennett Wolfe avaient été pris par le FBI dans ce tribunal même, durant l'une de leurs tentatives de cambriolage. En effet, au contraire, l'évidence démontre de façon plus que certaine que les défendants ont continué à publier des ordres du Gardien et directives ordonnant des crimes identiques à ceux pour lesquels ils avaient été inculpés. Nous soumettons que cette évidence soit prise pour preuve lors de la sentence car elle montre mieux que tout autre chose le refus des défendants de vivre en accord avec la loi -- leur postulat apparamment irréversible

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conviction that they are somehow above the law. This is illustrated

by Mrs. Hubbard's statement on the witness stand that she

and her codefendants, including these two defendants, felt they

could do to others whatever they perceived, however erroneously,

others were doing to them. Thus, they created the "Intelligence"

or "Information" Bureau because they decided they had no use for

the lawful remedies provided by our legal system. _See_e.g.:

Government Exhibit No. 2 at trial. Such behavior, we submit,

cannot be tolerated in any civilized society.

étant qu'ils seraient d'une façon ou d'une autre au-dessus des lois. Ceci est illustré lors de la déclaration de Madame Hubbard à la barre des témoins, disant qu'elle et ses co-défendants, y compris ces deux-ci, pensaient pouvoir faire à d'autres - pourtant par erreur - ce qu'ils percevaient que d'autres leur faisaient. D'où la création du bureau "Information" ou "Intelligence", puisqu'ils avaient décidé que notre système légal ne leur offrait aucun remède. Voir par exemple la pièce 2 fournie par le Gouvernement lors du procès. Nous estimons qu'une telle conduite ne peut être tolérée dans aucune société civilisée.

The following is a sampling of a few of the directives and

orders which show that the defendants continued their illegal

activities beyond June 1976:


Date and Exhibit Order or Communication
---------------- ----------------------

31 July 1976 Compliance Report Re: Guardian
(Gov't Exh. No. 109) Program Order 3Q2 Operating Target
(Exh. No. 1 hereto) 5. Lists of priorities for penetration
of Government agencies. Among
agencies targeted for penetration:
CIA, FBI, Defense Communications
Agency, Federal Protective Service,
Federal Bureau of Prisons, Office of
the President and Vice President of
the United States, and the United States
Senate, and the Administrative Office
of the U.S. Courts.

15 October 1976 Defendant Budlong to Richard Weigand:
(Gov't Exh. No. 107) "Attached is a project which can be
(Exh. No. 2 hereto) utilized to debug and accomplish any
infiltrating target you may have
trouble with in your area." Budlong
demands that "[e]ach time it is imple-
mented ... B 1 WW is to be notified."
The attached project is called
_WEAVER'S_
_NEEDLE_. _Major_Target_: "To success-
fully infiltrate (name of agency or
organization) to locate and obtain
their files on the C of S."

27 May 1977 Defendant Jane Kember reissues Guard-
(Gov't Exh. No. 111) ian Program Order 158 as GPgmO 158 R
(Exh. No. 3 hereto) (Reissue). While tracking the pre-
vious order of 5 December 1975 it re-
fines and changes some of the targets.
Defendant Budlong's title appears
immediately before Kember's name
at the end of the order, indicating
he approved the order.




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3 June 1977 U.S. Secretary W.W. Hermann Brendel
(Gov't Exh. No 112) in a communication sent to defendants
(Exh. No. 4 hereto) Kember and Budlong also lists priorities
for B 1 U.S., including obtaining all
U.S. Government files, and U.S.
District Attorney, Los Angeles, files.
It lists various operations against
private individuals and organizations
and state agencies including getting:
(1) Susan Monday "checked out;"
(2) "Time-Life Books discredited."


[divers détails des pièces ne sont pas traduits]

Additionally, based upon the correspondence between the defendant

Jane Kember and Deputy Guardian U.S. Henning Heldt, there is

no question but that the defendant Kember directed, encouraged,

and personally monitored the Guardian's Office attempt to attack

and destroy Assistant United States Attorney Nathan Dodell. Indeed

on June 6, 1976, defendant Kember wrote to Heldt: "Have we ever

done a really thorough B1 investigation of Dodell? ... let me

know what B1 found on him ... want the intell[igence] actions

looked over." That directive was complied with on 29 June 1976.

See Exh. No. 6 hereto. Then on June 9, 1976 defendant Kember telexed

former co-defendant Heldt: "Re: Justice Dodell attack strategy &

yr desp[atch] 4 June. I consider that yr actions are excellent

and that you are holding the line beautifully. V[ery] W[ell]

D[one} and let me know how it goes." She was given the information

on 29 June 1976. See Exh. No. 7 hereto.

[non traduit]


We submit that a mere sampling of the orders and communications

emanating from these defendants indicates their heavy involvement

not only in the criminal activities for which the were convicted

but also in identical criminal activities for at least the year

following the FBI's confrontation with Meisner and Wolfe in this

courthouse. {1} Such a pervasive pattern of conduct would indicate

Nous soumettons le fait que quelques exemples des ordres et ciommunications émanant de ces défendants indique leur implication profonde, non seulement dans les activités criminelels pour lesquelles ils ont été inculpés, mais aussi dans des activités criminelles identiques durant au minimum l'année ayant suivi l'arrestation de Meisner et Wolfe dans ce tribunal-même {1} Un tel comportement perdurant indiquerait

----------------------
{1} While Kember and Budlong claim that the burglaries were carried
out solely to remove "false reports" from Government files, the doc-
uments show otherwise. In fact, one of the programs of the
Guardian's
Office called for the deliberate planting of false reports in Govern-
ment files. In a World Wide project issued 16 September 1975 by
(continued on next page)-- ici: ( {1} continued from preceding page)
aide David Gaiman, Deputy Guardian for Public Relations World-Wide,
an operation is ordered to plant false information in U.S. Security
agency computers, "to hold up the American security to ridicule, as
outlined in the GO by LRH." It describes the plan as "to take a
cat with a pedigree name ... and to get the name into a computer
file, together with a record whether it be criminal, social welfare,
driving, or whatever; and to build the sequence of events to the
point where the creature holds a press conference and photographic
story results." The project called for the use of plants to place
the false information into U.S. security agency computers. _See_
Exh. No. 5 hereto.

{1} Alors que Kember et Budlong prétendent que les cambriolages étaient menés uniquement afin d'ôter de "faux rapports" des ficheirs du gouvernement, les documents démontrent autre chose. En réalité, l'un des programmes de l'Office du Gardien demandait la mise en place délibérée de faux rapports au sein des fichiers gouvernementaux. Lors d'un projet "World Wide" -Monde Entier- publié le 16 septembre 1975 par l'aide David Gaiman, député Gardien aux relations Publiques pour le Monde Entier, une opération est ordonéne pour insérer des informations fausses dans les ordinateurs de l'agence de sécurité US, "afin de ridiculiser la sécurité américaine, comme l'a demandé LRH au Gardian Office". Cela décrit un plan afin de "prendre un chat avec un nom de pedigree... et de coller le nom dans un fichier d'ordinateur, dans un dossier quelconque, criminel, ou social, ou de permis de conduire, et de construire une séquence d'évènements dont on tirerait une conférence de presse et des photos de la créature". Le projet demandait que des espions pour placer la fausse information dans les ordinateurs de l'agence de sécurité de l'état. Voir la pièce 5 jointe.

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that the only reason our proof of these criminal ventures ends in

June 1977 is that the searches took place on July 8, 1977. One can

only speculate as to whether these illegal activities were ever

terminated by these defendants.

que l'unique raison de preuves de la cessation de ces crimes en 1977 est que les saisies eurent lieu à cet instant, le 8 juillet 1977. On peut spéculer qu'elles n'aient en fait jamais pris fin de la part de ces défendants.


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IV.

The Obstruction of Justice
--------------------------

The seized documents demonstrate beyond peradventure that
the two defendants before the Court for sentencing, Jane Kember
and Morris Budlong, from their secure haven in East Grinstead,
England, orchestrated a massive cover-up, obstructing the admin-
istration of justice in the United States. They suppressed and
fabricated evidence go be presented to investigating authorities
and the grand jury in order to insulate themselves and Scientology
from liability for the crimes which they had ordered and committed,
including the nine burglaries of which they now stand convicted.
In doing so, they committed crimes ranging from harboring a fugi-
tive to suborning perjury. Not only did they commit these crimes
against the American judicial system, but they did so with impunity.
Examples from a few of the seized documents provide a flavor of the
brazenness and singlemindedness with which these two defendants set
about obstructing the American judicial system. We submit that
this Court not only can, but indeed should, consider this evidence
in assessing the culpability of these defendants and the likelihood
of their rehabilitation, or lack of such likelihood.

Les documents saisis démontrent au-deà du doute que les deux défendants Jane Kember et Morris Budlong, avant la sentence de la Cour, depuis leur retraite sûre d'East Grinstead, Angleterre, ont orchestré un trafic de couverture massif, obérant l'administration de la justice aux Etats-Unis. Ils ont supprimé des preuves et en ont fabriquées pour les présenter aux autorités d'investigation et au grand jury afin de s'isoler eux-mêmes et d'isoler la scientologie des crimes qu'ils avaient ordonné et commis, y compris les neuf cambriolages pour lesquels ils sont présentement inculpés. Ce faisant, ils ont commis des crimes allant de l'hébergement d'un fugitif au parjure et subornation. Non seulement ils ont commis ces crimes contre le système judiciaire américain, mais ils le faisaient impunément. Les exemples tirés de quelques pièces choisies parmi la saisie donnent un relent du cynisme et de la direction exclusive donnée par ces défendants pour faire obstruction au système judiciaire américain. Nous soumettons à la Cour qu'elle ne devrait pas seulement se contenter d'examiner ces évidences, mais qu'elle doit le faire en estimant la culpabilité de ces deux défendants et la probablilité de leur réhabilitation, ou de leur absence.

[suivent une série de pièces en preuves, non traduites]


A. _As_to_Jane_Kember_, the following are summaries of but a few

of her communications which show her clearly at the helm of the

conspiracy to obstruct justice:


Date and Exhibit Communication
---------------- -------------

June 25, 1976 Jane Kember sends telex to
GWW Log Book, Hennning Heldt:
p. 141 (Exh. No. "Re: Guardian's Office D.C.,
8, hereto) Evaluation. Leave Herbert [Meisner]
where he is. If Patsy [Meisner]
not OK work out other solution."
[Complied to November 18, 1976]

October 29, 1976 Jane Kember sends telex to Henning
GWW Log Book, Heldt:
p 149 (Exh. No. "Henning. I am totally overrun

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9 hereto) on not getting vital data from BI
lines. I want the following data
in full. Re: MM [Mike Meisner] and
your Boffin eval which has not even
been received at WW. _Are_you_having_
_trouble_with_MM_[Meisner]_and_why?_
_I_want_full_report_and_precise_
_details_. _What_are_the_possibilities_
_of_a_Grand_Jury_investigation?_ _I_
_want_full_details_. Why does the CSG
[Mary Sue Hubbard] ordered time sche-
dule have to be altered to await the
outcome of the Silver [Wolfe] trial.
If MM pleaded guilty could he then
just say nothing or appear to be
type 3 [crazy]? Will you _please_get_
_me_a_full_report_on_this_whole_scene_
without any justifications as to
security being the reason for with-
hold of vital data. Much love, Jane."

November 1, 1976 Jane Kember sends telex to Henning
GWW Log Book, Heldt:
p. 150 (Exh. No. 10 _"Problems_appear_to_be_with_MM_
hereto) [Meisner]_ (1) Overts [thoughts against
Scientology] have been pulled [i.e.,
drawn out of him in an auditing
session]?; (2) Is he producing? (3)
_Anyone_explained_that_cooperation_
_out_of_the_question_; (4) anyone
explained why we want Silver's
case handled first?; and (5) _anyone_
_explained_he_will_not_open_his_mouth?_
..."

November 1, 1976 Jane Kember to Henning Heldt:
GW Log Book, "D.C. MM [Meisner] Mess. Please
p. 151 (Exh. No. get BI data up the line fast and
11 hereto) also data on urgent situations."

November 12, 1976 Jane Kember to Henning Heldt:
GWW Log Book, "Henning, Please send me a list of
p. 162 Exh. No. all the people who know about the
13 hereto) M [Meisner] cycle. Then please
report on how you are getting eyes
only actually being duplicated and
all extraneous people off, repeat
off the lines. Much love, Jane."

April 20, 1977, Handwritten letter from Jane Kember
Exh. No 14 to Henning Heldt:
hereto) [Jane Kember sets out in detail the
present plans for the cover-up, and
asks what is causing the delay in
completion of the cover-up. She
concludes: _Please_write_a_detailed_



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_report_which_actually_answers_these_
_questions_ ... "].


B. _As_to_Morris_Budlong_, the seized documents clearly show

that every detail of the cover-up had to receive his specific
approval.

For example:


Date and Exhibit Communication
---------------- -------------

September 28, 1976 from Mo Budlong to Dick Weigand, DGIUS,
(Exh. No. 15 cc: to Jane Kember:
hereto)
Sets forth plan for harboring Meisner
as a fugitive (change his identity, go
into hiding) and obstructing justice by
having Wolfe plead guilty, giving no
details of the reaon for being in the
courthouse. Concludes: "If any of the
above is not clear, please ask
immediately
as
_I_don't_want_any_confusion_on_what_has_
_to_be_done._"

November 2, 1976 Mo Budlong sends telex to Greg
Willardson,
(Exh. No. 16 DDGIUS, criticising the Information
Bureau
hereto) for handling the obstruction of justice
by
itself without help from the Legal
Bureau.
Concludes:

_"Rectify_this_immediately_. BI handles
security and keeps M [Meisner] and
Silver
[Wolfe] cheered up. Legal handles the
cases
and Legal handling. You will wrap all
of
BI round a telegraph pole if you
continue
this way.
_Send_full_explanation_by_telex_,
Love, Mo."

December 1, 1976 To Mo Budlong, cc: to Jane Kember, from
(Exh. No. 17 Mitchell Hermman:
hereto)
Sets out details on how the obstruction
of justice is being handled in the
United
States Guardian's Office. Concludes by
telling Mo Budlong that the overall
cover
story for Meisner and Wolfe is being
prepared _for_his_final_approval_.

January 24, 1977 Telex to Mo Budlong from Dick Weigand,
(Exh. No. 18 DGIUS:
hereto) "Re: Silver [Wolfe]: Justice going for
Grand Jury on Silver matter this
month. Also
Justice wants to talk with Silver. Plan
is to
stall Grand Jury by Silver promise of
talking
in end of January. Handling is to get
Silver
briefed and drilled at US by BI and
Legal
to give Justice admission of guilt and
back-up story if needed from Herbert
[Meisner].
Pjt currently at WW, specifically Tgt.
4.

_Need_your_ok_on_use_of_Tgt._4_to_proceed._




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Intention is with Silver drilled and
briefed he can get Justice to drop Grand
Jury. _Grand_Jury_not_wanted_as_Silver_

_could_be_given_immunity_then_made_to_give_
_data_as_no_5th_Amendment_rights_after_

_immunity_.__Then_data_from_him_could_be_
_used_to_get_us_or_Herb_[Meisner]
_or_even_

_used_against_Silver_if_proved_false.__Can_

_I_get_your_telex_OK_or_not_OK_on_Tgt._4_
_so_as_to_proceed._ Love, DGIUS ...

January 24, 1977 In reply to the above, Mo Budlong sends
(Exh. No. 19 hereto) telex to Dick Weigand, DGIUS:

"Target 4 on my copy is to brief Silver
on story. This is OK but DGLWW requires
more data on grand jury's powers and has
asked DGIUS for same [A] If Silver
[Wolfe]
states that he will plead guilty will
Grand Jury proceed? [B] Is Grand Jury
going for indictment on Silver or
Murphy?
[C] If Silver is to plead guilty, why
does
he need a story? [D] Also per plan, if
Murphy [Meisner] is to plead guilty, why
does he need a story? Surely sequence
is he is arrested, goes to trial, pleads
guilty and is sentenced. Much love,
MO."


January 24, 1977 In reply to the above, Dick Weigand
telexes
(Exh. No. 20 hereto) Mo Budlong:
"Re: Silver [Wolfe]. Reply to your
Q's:
(A) If Silver pleads guilty, matter
should
not go to Grand Jury. This needs to be
verified by Legal. (B) Grand Jury is
for
Silver. (C)
_Story_for_following:_United_
_States_Attorney's_Office_District_of_

_Columbia_has_theory_that_Silver_and_Herb
[Meisner]_after_documents_for_Church._

_They_want_to_determine_what_Silver_was_up_

_to_and_will_drop_charges_if_they_determine_

_theory_not_true.__A_meeting_with_them_was_

_set_up_at_their_request_to_go_over_this._

_Silver_story_for_meeting.__Purpose_twofold:_
to provide time for legal to research
and
_to_see_if_U.S._Attorney's_Office_can_
_be_convinced_to_drop_charges._ Silver
attorney predicts Silver will be charged
with impersonation and forgery of I.D.
and trespass. Silver has acknowledged
doing this.
_Difficulties_would_come_if_

_he_were_also_charged_with_conspiracy_and_
_Grand_Jury_was_used_to_try_to_develop_
_this_charge_aimed_at_Church._ (D)
Murphy
[Meisner] story would be needed for same
sit. ...

May 3, 1977 To Mo Budlong from DGIUS, Dick Weigand
and
(Exh. No. 21 hereto) Greg Willardson, DDGIUS; reports on
handling
of Meisner due to his lack of
cooperation:


_"We_went_back_to_BI_and_organized_a_crew_

_of_guys_to_handle_the_worst_eventualities_




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_by_force_if_necessary_(i.e.,_gag,_
_handcuffs,_etc.)"_

"We eventually got to [Meisner's] at
about
2:15 a.m., 30 April, and Dick, Brian (SE
Sec) and I went in to see [Meisner]
first
with the three guards ... Herbert was
quite upset about the guards initially
... [H]e was not going to allow guards
staying with him. He then threatened
that
then he would have to leave even if he
had
to make a scene, including involving the
police ...

"At times throughout the above
conversations the guards and I were
searching
through his belongings removing any
materials
connected with the Church or his notes
on
the scene, and safeguarding dangerous
implements like knives, razors, etc. ...

"We then left at about 6-6:30 a.m.
with the guards in charge."

May 2, 1977 To Mo Budlong from DGIUS, Dick Weigand:
(Exh. No. 22 hereto)
"... The guards stayed with [Meisner]
and are with him now.

"Then on Saturday and Sunday I had
people continue to look for a better
place to take him. Sunday a place was
found and Brian and the guards tried to
move him. He refused and said he would
pull in all sorts of trouble if we tried
to get him out the door.
_He_was_physically_

_removed_from_the_building,_and_taken_to_
_the_new_place_where_he_is_still_under_
_constant_watch._ His auditing will
hopefully
be started today as the auditor is
getting
handled today ..."

June 7, 1977 Letter (CSW) from DGIUS to Mo Budlong
(Exh. 23 hereto) containing handwritten approval by
Budlong:
DGIUS proposes a slight change in the
cover
story to be used by Meisner when he
turns
himself in after a year as a fugitive.
He
is to claim that he found out he was
wanted
by calling his wife, instead of by
calling
Wolfe, as was originally the story.
_Mo_

_approves_the_change_in_the_cover_story_on_

_June_15,_1977,_writing:_"This_change_is_
_fine.__Love,_Mo_B"

June 22, 1977 To Mo Budlong, cc: to Jane Kember, from
(Exh. No. 24 hereto) Cindy Raymond:
Mo (and Jane) are informed attached)
that Meisner has escaped and the B-I is
developing programs, _inter_alia_, to
provide
a cover for "his turning."



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Thus, as the evidence shows, these defendants orchestrated an

elaborate cover-up, beginning in June 1976 and continuing through

June 1977 and, no doubt, thereafter. In fact, a significant part

of the defense they presented at trial -- their attack on the

integrity and reliability of Michael Meisner -- was foreshadowed in

the "obstruction documents." They presented this Court with a

shabby attempt at impeaching Meisner's credibility by claiming that

he stole money from the Church -- the same false claim they made

against another former Scientologist who had the courage to expose

their crimes and thus fell victim to their fair game doctrine.

_Allard_v._Church_of_Scientology_of_California_, 58 Cal. App. 3d 439,

129 Cal. Rprtr. 797 (Ct. App, 1976), _cert_denied_, 97 S. Ct. 1101

(1977).

Comme le montre l'évidence, ces défendants ont orchestré une couverture élaborée, à partir de juin 1976, jusqu'à juin 1977 et sans doute ensuite. En réalité, une partie significative de la défense qu'ils ont présentée au procès -- leurs attaques portant sur l'intégrité et la fiabilité de Michael Meisner -- se lisait dans les lignes des "documents d'obstruction". Ils ont présenté à cette Cour une tentative minable d'attenter à l'intégrité de Meisner en prétendant qu'il avait volé de l'argent à l'église -- même accusation qu'ils avaient déjà portée contre un autre scientologue qui avait eu le courage d'exposer leurs crimes et donc, de tomber dans les rèts de leur doctrine du fair-game. [réf]


It is the two defendants before the Court for sentencing who,

along with their already convicted and sentenced cohort, Mary Sue

Hubbard, bear the greatest degree of responsibility for the massive

conspiracy to obstruct justice which they jointly directed. While

the others already convicted of that offense (Henning Heldt, Dike

Snider, Gregory Willardson, Richard Weigand, Cindy Raymond, and

Gerald Bennett Wolfe) indeed deserved the punishment they received,

they acted under direct orders of Jane Kember and Morris Budlong, a

factor appropriate for consideration by this Court in assessing the

relative severity of the sentences that the defendants Kember and

Budlong should receive.

Ce sont les deux défendants présents au tribunal qui, de concert avec leur cohorte déjà inculpée et condamnée Mary Sue Hubbard, portent le plus fort degré de responsabilité dans la conspiration massive d'obstruction à la justice qu'ils ont dirigée conjointement. Alors que ceux déjà inculpés pour ce délit (Henning Heldt, Dike Snider, Gregory Willardson, Richard Weigand, Cindy Raymond et Gerard Benett de Wolfe) méritaient en effet la punition reçue, ils ont agi sous ordres directs de Jane Kember et Morris Budlong, facteur approprié que cette Cour peut considérer avant d'estimer la sévérité relative des sentences contre les défendants Jane Kember et Morris Budlong.




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V.

Other Crimes Committed by These Defendants
------------------------------------------

The defendants' contention that they committed the crimes of
which they stand convicted in order to protect their Church from
Government harassment collapses when one reviews a sample of the
remaining documents seized by the FBI during the execution of the
two Los Angeles search warrants. If anything, these documents
establish beyond doubt that the defendants, their convicted
co-defendants, and their unindicted co-conspirators, as well as their
organization, considered themselves above the law. They believed
that they had _carte_blanche_ to violate the rights of others, frame
critics in order to destroy them, burglarize private and public
offices and steal documents outlining the strategy of individuals
and organizations that the Church had sued. These suits were filed
by the Church for the sole purpose of financially bankrupting its
critics and in order to create an atmosphere of fear so that critics
would shy away from exercising the First Amendment rights secured
them by the Constitution. {2} The defendants and their cohorts
launched
vicious smear campaigns, spreading falsehoods against those they
perceived to be enemies of Scientology in order to discredit them
and, in some instances, to cause them to lose their employment.
Their targets included, among others, The American Medical
Association
(AMA) which had branded Scientology's practice of "dianetics"
as "quackery"; the Better Business Bureau (BBB), which sought to


backV. Autres crimes commis par ces défendants

La prétention des défendants quant à dire qu'ils ont commis les crimes pour lesquels ils sont incriminés, dans le but de protéger leur église du harcèlement gouvernemental, s'effondre si l'on revoit un échantillon du reste des documents saisis par le FBI durant l'exécution des deux raids sur commission judiciaire à Los Angeles. Si ces documents prouvent quelque chose, c'est bien que les deux défendants, leur co-défendants inculpés, et leurs co-conspirateurs non poursuivis, ainsi que l'organisation, se considéraient eux-mêmes au-dessus des lois. Ils croyaient avoir carte blanche pour violer les droits des autres, pour se faire passer pour leurs critiques afin de les détruire, pour cambrioler des bureaux publics et privés et voler des documents soulignant la stratégie adoptée par des individus ou organisations que l'église poursuivait. Ces plaintes étaient déposées par l'organisation dans l'unique but de mettre en faillite ses critiques, pour créer une atmosphère de peur afin que les critiques n'osent plus exercer leurs droits du Premier Amendement accordés par la Constitution. {2} Les défendants et leurs cohortes lançaient de vicieuses campagnes de rumeurs, répandant des mensonges contre ceux qu'ils percevaient pour ennemis de la scientologie, afin de les discréditer et, dans quelques cas, de leur faire perdre leur emploi. Leurs cibles comprenaient entre autres: l'Association Médicale Américaine (AMA), qui avait étiqueté la pratique de la dianétique comme étant "de la fichaise", le Better Business Bureau (BBB), qui tentait

------------------
{2} This is precisely how Scientolgy's critics viewed Scientology's
activities. _Newsweek_, November 20, 1978 at 133: "The Church of
Scientology relies on suits and petty harassment to register its
complaints. In August, the Scientologists slapped a $1 million
suit on the _Los_Angeles_Times_ after it ran a series about the
Church. The _Times_ wasn't accused of libel; rather, the
Scientologists
claimed that the paper conspired with the FBI and Justice
Department to violate the church's civil rights by poisoning the
atmosphere before a trial" of the nine convicted co-defendants.
See also discussion, _infra_, regarding Scientology's lawsuits
against
its perceived "enemy", Paulette Cooper.




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respond to private citizens' inquiries about the courses offered
by Scientology, newspapers which merely sought to report the news
and inform the public, law firms which represented individuals and
organizations against whom Scientology initiated law suits (often
for the sole purpose of harassment); private citizens who attempted
to exercise their First Amendment rights to criticize an organization
whose tactics they condemned; and public officials who sought
to carry out the duties for which they were elected or appointed
in a fair and even-handed manner. To these defendants and their
associates, however, anyone who did not agree with them was
considered
to be an enemy against whom he so-called "fair game doctrine"
could be invoked. _Allard_v._Church_of_Scientology_of_California_,
_supra_. That doctrine provides that anyone perceived
to be an enemy of Scientology of a "suppressive person" "[m]ay be
deprived of property or injured by any means by any Scientologist
without discipline of the Scientologist. [He m]ay be tricked,
sued, lied to, or destroyed." _Id.,_58 Cal. App. 3d at 433 n.1, 129
Cal. Rptr. at 800 n.1. {3}. This policy, together with the actions
of
these defendants who represent the very top leadership of the Church
of Scientology, bring into question their claim that their Church
prohibited the commission of illegal acts.

de répondre aux questions des citoyens quant aux cours offerts par la scientologie, contre les journaux qui essayaient seulement de donner des nouvelles et d'informer le public, contre des cabinets d'avocats représentant des individus et organisations contre qui la scientologie avait déposé des plaintes; contre des citoyens individuels tentant d'exercer leurs droits, accordés selon le Premier Amendement, de critiquer une organisation dont ils condamnaient les tactiques; et contre des autorités cherchant à accomplir leurs devoirs d'élus ou d'appointés de façon normale et équilibrée. Pour ces défendants et leurs associés, cependant, quiconque n'était pas d'accord avec eux était considéré ennemi contre lequel on pouvait invoquer la "doctrine du fair-game". [fair-game se traduirait en français par doctrine du gibier de potence: "Wanted - récompense X00000 dollars"]. cf. (ref). Cette doctrine demande que quiconque perçu comme ennemi de la scientologie, "une personne suppressive" - peut être "privée de ses biens, ou blessée par tous moyens par tout scientologue, sans que ce scientologue ne soit discipliné. On peut la tromper, la poursuivre en justice, lui mentir ou la détruire. (réf). Cette règle, de pair avec les actions des défendants qui représentent le top summum des patrons de l'église de scientologie, amène à se poser la question que voici: l'église interdit-elle tout acte illégal?


The United States submits that the activities outlined in this

section show the scope, breadth and severity of the crimes committed


----------
{3} This led the California Court of Appeals to state that "Any
party whose tenets include lying and cheating in order to attack
its 'enemies' deserves the results of the risk which such conduct
entails." _Id._, 58 Cal. App. 3d at 452, 129 Cal. Rptr. at 805

Defendants, through one of their attorneys, have stated that
the fair game policy continued in effect well after the indictment
in this case and the conviction of the first nine co-defendants.
Defendants claim that the policy was abrogated by the Church's
Board of Directors in late July or early August, 1980, only _after_
the defendants' personal attack on Judge Richey. Transcript of
September 5, 1980, at 14.


[3} Ceci a conduit la Cour d'Appel de Californie à dire "Toute partie dont les tenants incluent tricherie et mensonge pour attaquer ses "ennemis" mérite les risques qu'une telle conduite amène. (réf).

Les défendants, par la voix d'un de leurs avocats, ont dit que cette règle du fair-game continuait ses effets bien après l'inculpation de ce procès et celle de neuf co-défendants. Les défendants disent que la règle en question a été abrogée par le Conseil des directeurs de l'église fin juillet ou début août 1980, seulement après l'attaque personnelle des défendants contre le Juge Richey. Transcription du 5/9/1980, #14.



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by the defendants in this case. It is for this very reason that

the United States believes that the defendants must be sentenced to

substantial terms of incarceration.

Les Etats-Unis soumettent que les activités soulignées dans cette section démontrent l'étendue, l'ampleur et la gravité des crimes commis dans ce cas par les défendants. C'est pour cette raison que les Etats-Unis pensent que les défendants doivent être condamnés à une peine d'incarcération substantielle.



[ici s'arrètera la traduction déjà suffisamment probante à mon sens]



A. Private Organizations
---------------------

American Medical Association
----------------------------

In the early 1970's, unindicted co-conspirator L. Ron Hubbard,

founder of Scientology, issued an order concerning the "Great Health

Monopoly", which accused the AMA of monopolizing health care to the

exclusion of groups such as Scientology. In this order, Hubbard

called for the break-up of the AMA.


In accordance with the Founder's policy, the AMA's Chicago

headquarters were first infiltrated by Scientology in 1972.

Documents stolen during this period were utilized in the publication

of a book written by unindicted co-conspirator Joe Lisa using a

pseudonym. The book, entitled _In_the_Public_Interest_, was covertly

published and distributed by the Information Bureau of the Guardian's

Office in order to discredit the AMA.


In early 1974, Michael Meisner, then the Assistant Guardian

for Information in the District of Columbia, was ordered to recruit

and place an agent in the AMA's District of Columbia office.

Co-defendant Hermann, who was in charge of covert operations in the

District of Columbia, recruited June Byrne and assisted her in

infiltrating the local AMA office under the false name of Lisa

Gianotti. {4} Among the documents photocopied and stolen by Byrne


--------------------
{4} See Exh. No. 25 hereto, which contains much correspondence
among co-defendants Heldt, Weigand and Raymond, _with_copies_sent_
_to_defendants_Kember_and_Budlong_, concerining the use of
Ms. Byrne as a covert operative at the _Clearwater_Sun_ newspaper,
following her detection by AMA investigators in 1975. At page 4,
co-defendant Heldt
writes: "_P.S.__We_must_get_this_reported_to_WW._"
At page nineteen, co-defendant Raymond stated that June Byrne had
been blown as a Scientology agent at the _Clearwater_Sun_. She added
"that there is a chain of events leading up to the base blown agents
which starts in late 1974 when June (The CWSUN FSM) was placed in
(continued on next page)




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were minutes of meetings between the AMA and the National Medical

Association; memoranda of discussions with the federal Department

of Health, Education, and Welfare; and memoranda regarding the Joint

Commission on the Accreditation of Hospitals (JCAH) and the

Coordinating Committee on Health Information (CCHI).


Another covert operative was placed in the Chicago headquarters

of the AMA in order to obtain all documents on the CCHI. That

agent, Sherry Hermann a/k/a Sherry Canavaro, a/k/a Sandy Cooper,

obtained all these documents and relayed them to her husband,

co-defendant Mitchell Hermann who was her case agent.

(Exhibit No. 26 hereto.)


In the Spring of 1975, Mr. Meisner received an order to covertly

leak to the press the numerous AMA documents which had been obtained

in the District of Columbia and Chicago. That action was intended

to provoke investigations of the AMA's tax exempt status by

Congressional Committees, the IRS, and the Federal Trade Commission.

Pursuant to these directives, Mr. Meisner was to anonymously contact

reporters and send them copies of these stolen documents. Newspapers

subsequently referred to that anonymous source as "Sore Throat".


Defendants Kember and Budlong were kept constantly apprised of

the operations concerning the AMA, and indeed encouraged these

activities. Thus, for example, on October 16, 1975, Jane Kember

told Henning Heldt, in response to a report of his on Octover 7,

1975: "AMA: SORE THROAT ... Let me know how this goes." GWW

Log, p. 101, Exh. No 27 hereto. And again on October 21, 1975,

defendant Kember telexed to Heldt the cover story to be used by

AMA infiltrators, if caught:

Henning Re: Sore Throat ... David [Gaiman -
DGPRWW] has laid down a strategy which is to

----------------------
{4} (continued from preceding page)

the AMA D.C." Co-defendant Raymond discussed the placement of
Jodie Gumpert as a second covert agent at the AMA in the District
of Columbia, her detection by the AMA, and her subsequent
infiltration
of the Clearwater Chamber of Commerce.




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enable us to contain the scene. Our plants
when trapped are _Freedom_ investigative
reporters just like any other newspaper. The
plants themselves do not have to confess or
be named ... We can undercut AMA's
continual effort to expose us by indicating it
is a smokescreen to prevent _Freedom_ from
publishing. ... MLV, Jane

GWW Log, p. 101, Exh. No. 27 hereto. Likewise, on October 7, 1975,

defendant Budlong telexed Weigand, DGIUS:

Dick, Sore Throat is an Intelligence matter.
Nothing in your data indicates a situation
requiring other Bureau assistance. Send full
data on the scene before you hand Sore Throat
matter over to anyone else. Love, Mo

DGIWW Log, p. 27, Exh. 27-A hereto.



Better Business Bureau
----------------------

The infiltration of the Council of Better Business Bureaus

(CBBB) began on December 4, 1972, with the placement of Sherry

Canavaro (later Sherry Hermann, a/k/a Sandy Cooper) as a covert

agent within that organizationl. (Document No. 16727.) Defendants

Kember and Budlong were informed of Scientolgy's covert operations

within the CBBB and prospects that the covert agent might become

the CBBB's representative to the CCHI (Coordinating Conference on

Health Information). (Exhibit No. 28 hereto). {5}


Mental Health Organizations
---------------------------

Guardian Order 121569 MSH (1) issued on December 15, 1969,

directed the infiltration of all mental health organizations both

nationally and world-wide. Exhibit No. 29 hereto. This Guardian

Order was carried out on a number of fronts by operatives of the

Information Bureau headed by defendant Budlong. Thus local mental


----------
{5} One of the functions of the CCHI was to coordinate efforts
against groups believed to promote quackery. The defendants were
successful in having their covert operative become the CBBB's
representative to two CCHI meetings, one of which she was able to
tape.




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health organizations were infiltrated by covert operatives in Las

Vegas and St. Lois. Indeed, the Assistant Guardian for Information

in Las Vegas reported that "everything possible was done to collect

this data, everything from infiltration to stealing to evesdropping,

etc. ..." (Document No. 13336.)


Co-Defendant Sharon Thomas was recruited as a covert operative

in 1973 in the District of Columbia by co-defendant Snider, the

Assistant Guardian. She was later assigned to infiltrate the

American Psychiatric Association (APA). Beginning in January 1974,

co-defendant Hermann supervised co-defendant Thomas' APA thefts.

While in the APA, co-defendant Thomas stole documents regarding

Scientology as well as confidential files of the APA's Ethics

Committee concerning complaints against psychiatrists. (Document
Nos.

8804 and 8805.) _These_stolen_documents_were_sent_to_defendant_

_Budlong_.


Moreover, _Guardian_Program_Order_1238_ (Exhibit No. 30 hereto),

_issued_by_the_defendant_Kember_and_approved_by_the_defendant_

_Budlong_, has as its "major target":

To obtain the information necessary
to take over the control of the NIMH [National
Institute of Mental Health] while at the
same time establishing the lines and
resources to be used in taking over NIMH.

Also included in that program were the infiltration of the Public

Health Service, the Food and Drug Administration, and the Alchohol,

Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration (ADAMHA).


"Anti-Cult" Groups
------------------

The Los Angeles-seized documents set out a variety of actions

instituted by the defendants and their organization against

individuals and groups engaged in so-called "anticult" activities.
In

February 1977, _Jane_Kember_promulgated_Guardian_Program_Order_1017_,

entitled "ARM (Anti-Religion Movement) Clean Sweep" (Document No.

13724), _which_had_been_approved_by_defendant_Budlong_. That




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Guardian Order called for the placement of "covert agents" for

"data collection lines" with anti-cult groups. (_Id._ at 1.)



B. Law Firms
---------

As part of their criminal activities the defendants actively

encouraged burglaries and thefts of documents from private law firms

in Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles, California, that represented

private organizations sued by Scientology, including the law firm

of Arent, Fox, Kintner, Plotkin and Kahn, in D.C.


At least three burglaries were committed during the early

months of 1976 at thge law offices of Arent, Fox, Kintner, Plotkin

and Kahn, who then represented the _St._Petersburg_Times_ in a

Scientology-initiated law suit. Defendants Kember and Budlong were

regularly kept informed of the results. In February and March

1976 three entries were made into the office of Jack Bray and his

secretary at the above-mentioned law firm, the first one by Richard

Kimmel, the acting Assistant Guardian for Information in the District

of Columbia, and the second one by Kimmel and Michael Meisner. On

each occasion, documents outlining the law firm's strategy in

defending the law suit brought agains the _St._Petersburg_Times_

were taken. _See_ Exhibit No. 31 hereto, a telex from defendant

Duke Snider to the World-Wide Guardian's Office, dated 13 Feburary

1976, setting out information obtained by Kimmel from Mr. Bray's

office.



C. Private Individuals and Public Officials
--------------------------------------------

The defendants directed and encouraged a number of covert

operations against private individuals and public officials to

destroy and discredit these persons because they had either

attempted to exercise their First Amendment rights by criticizing

Scientology or by attempting to carry out their duties as public

officials.






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Paulette Cooper
---------------

As early as February 29, 1972, _defendant_Kember_ had written

the DGIUS (then Terry Milner) directing that he find out information

about Paulette Cooper so that she could be "handled" (Exh.

No. 32 hereto). Paulette Cooper is the author of _The_Scandal_of_

_Scientology_, a work highly critical of Scientology. Kember's

interest in handling Cooper continued, and her loyal workers in the

United States carried out incredible schemes pursuant to Kember's

directive. {6} In March 1976, Mo Budlong's deputy at Word-Wide
asked

for details on an Operation Dynamite to be carried out against

Paulette Cooper. The operation was delegated to the Northeast

Information Bureau Secretary, with the directive to "Report to

WW." (Exh. No 33, DGIWW log book pp. 72 and 73.) Also in 1976,

the highest ranking Scientologists in the United States, including

at least six of the co-defendants (Heldt, Snider, Weigand,
Willardson,

Hermann, and Raymond), designed a series of plans in furtherance

of the directives of co-defendants Kember and Budlong, which had

as their goal Paulette Cooper's imprisonment or Commitment to

a mental institution.


In the spring of 1976 six separate schemes were devised with

the express purpose

"To get P.C. (Paulette Cooper) incarcerated
in a mental institution or jail, or at least
to hit her so hard that she drops her attacks."

(_See_ Operation Freakout dated 1 April 1976, Exhibit No. 34 hereto;

_see_also_ Exhibit No. 35.) Their stated purpose was "[t]o remove

PC [Paulette Cooper] from her position of Power so that she cannot

attach the C[hurch] of S[cientology]." The six separate schemes

----------
{6} In addition to Kember's specific directive that Cooper be
"handled," Mo Budlong and the other World-Wide supervisors were under
standing orders to see to it that all attacks on Scientology
occurring
anywhere in the world were "reported and handled properly,
[or] both CSG [Mary Sue Hubbard] and _I_will_have_your_heads_for_
_breakfast_. ... love Jane." Order of Jane Kember contained in
Information Bureau Hat Pack, volume I, Exh. No. 37 hereto (emphasis
added).




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were jointly entitled "Operation freakout." In its initial form

Operation Freakout had three different plans. The first required a

woman to imitate Paulette Cooper's voice and make telephone threats

to Arab Consulates in New York. The second scheme involved mailing

a threatening letter to an Arab Consulate in such a fashion that

it would appear to have been done by Paulette Cooper. Finally, a

Scientology field staff member was to impersonate Paulette Cooper

at a laundry and threaten the President and then Secretary of State

Henry Kissinger. A second Scientologist would thereafter advise

the FBI of the threat.


Two additional plans to Operation Freakout were added on April

13, 1976. The fourth plan called for Scientology field staff members

who had ingratiated themselves with Cooper to gather information

from Cooper so Scientology could assess the success of the

first three plans. The fifth plan was for a Scientologist to warn

an Arab Consulate by telephone that Paulette Cooper had been talking

about bombing them.


The sixth and final part of Operation Freakout called for

Scientolgists to obtain Paulette Cooper's fingerprints on a blank

piece of paper, type a threatening letter to Kissinger on that

paper, and mail it. {7}

----------
{7} The sixth plan bears a distict resemblance to a scheme of
Scientolgists in 1972 and 1973 against Paulette Cooper. In 1972
Scientolgists obtained Paulette Cooper's fingerprints on a blank
sheet of paper, typed two bomb threat letters on that and another
piece of paper, sent the threats to Scientology offices in New
York, and then advised the FBI that they had received the threats
and that they may have come from Cooper. Paulette Cooper was
indicted in the Southern District of New York in 1973 for making
these threats. An order Nolle Prosequi was filed on that
indictment in 1975. As Bruce Raymond/Randy Windment noted in his
April 1976 "CSW" to Weigand, which Weigand approved, the sixth plan
of Operation Freakout was likely to prove effectivfe since the same
kind of scheme against Cooper had worked in the past.

Attached is approved Operation Freakout.
This additional channel [the sixth plan]
should really have put her away. Worked
with all the other channels. _The_F.B.I._,
_already_think_she_did_the_bomb_threats_
_on_the_C_of_S_ [Church of Scientology]
(Document No. 11423)




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On March 31, 1976, defendant Kember telexed Henning Heldt

concerning Ms. Cooper:

PC [Paulette Cooper] is still resisting
paying the money but the judgement stands in PT
[present time] ... {8} Have her lawyer
contacted and also arrange for PC to get the data
that we can slap the writs on her. If you want
legal docs, from here on we will provide. Then
if she still declines to come we slap the writs
on her before she reaches CW [Clearwater] as _we_
_don't_want_to_be_seen_publically_[sic]_being_
_brutal_to_such_a_pathetic_victim_from_a_
_concentration_camp_.

GWW Log, p. 131 (Exh. No. 36 hereto.)



Gabriel Cazares
---------------

When Scientology first decided to set up a base in Clearwater,

Florida, in late 1975, it did so using the cover name of "United

Churches of Florida" (UCF) with no outward connection to Scientology.

Gabriel Cazares, who was Clearwater's Mayor, campaigned

for the disclosure of the true purposes of the UCF. When UCF's

connections to Scientology were uncovered, Mayor Cazares became

highly critical of Scientology. Because of his criticisms, Mayor

Cazares was targeted by the Guardian's Office and its Information

Bureau and covert operations designed to remove him from office

were ordered.


To tht end, in early March 1976, co-defendant Hermann notified

co-defendant Snider that Mayor Cazares was about to attend a

Mayor's Conference in Washington, D.C., on March 13-17, and that

Assistant Guardian for Information in Clearwater, Joe Lisa, was

formulating a covert operation to claim that Mayor Cazares had a

mistress. (Exhibit No. 38 hereto.) Shortly thereafter, Hermann

----------
{8} Cooper has been sued by the Church of Scientology on numerous
occasions and in many jurisdictions around the world. since 1970
the Church of Scientology has filed six lawsuits in three foreign
countries and numerous lawsuits in the United States against
Cooper. As of December 1979, with the exception of three foreign
lawsuits and a counterclaim in an American lawsuit, all of the
actions had been dismissed.




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ordered Mr. Meisner to carry out an operation on Mayor Cazares

during his Washington trip -- that operation was to involve a fake

hit-and-run accident. Sharon Thomas was to be the main participant

in that operation. She was to meet Mayor Cazares, drive him around

town, and at a predermined location stage a hit-and-run accident

with Mr. Meisner as the "victim".


On March 14, 1976, Thomas offered to show Mayor Cazares the

town. During that drive, Thomas, who was driving, staged her fake

hit-and-run accident in Rock Creek Park, hitting Michael Meisner.

She drove on without reporting the accident to the police. Of

course, Thomas knew that no harm had been caused to the "victim."

(Exhibit No. 39 hereto). _In_a_report_dated_March_15,_1976,_to_

_defendant_Morris_Budlong,_Weigand_apprised_Budlong_of_the_incident_

_and_discussed_how_Scientology_could_use_that_"fake"_accident_

_against_Mayor_Cazares_and_concluded_that_"I_should_think_that_the_

_Mayor's_political_days_are_at_an_end."_ (_Id._ at 2.)


_On_June_6,_1976,_Jane_Kember_promulgate_Guardian_Program_

_Order_398,_entitled_"Mayor_Cazares_Handling_Project."__Its_

_purpose_was_"to_remove_Cazares_from_any_position_from_which_he_can_

_inhibit_the_expansion_of_Scientology"_ and called for, among other

things: (1) carrying "out a covert campaign to create strife

between Cazares and the City Commission"; and (2) placing a covert

operative in his Congressional campaign organization, getting the

operative "as highly placed as possible. Use this operative to

collect data on planned activities and feed this to PR and Legal

to carry out operations to hamper the effectiveness of the

campaign ... " (Exhibit No. 40 hereto.) On November 3, 1976,

unindicted co-conspirator Joe Lisa informed co-defendant Snider

that Mayor Cazares had been defeated in the Congressional race as

a result of the implementation of the defendant jane Kember's
Guardian

Program Order 398, and the other Scientology actions which included

"[p]hone calls ... spreading rumors inside his camp, contributing


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to disorganization in his campaign ... " (Document No. 1491.)



Celebrities
-----------

On January 4, 1976, defendant Jane Kember issued Guardian

Order 1361-3 which called for the theft of Los Angeles IRS

Intelligence files on "celebrities, politicians, and big names." In

complete disregard for the rights of these individuals, Jane Kember

directed tht the stolen information be published. (Document No.

11513.) In fact, IRS files on former California Governor Edmund

Brown, current California governor Edmund Brown Jr., Los Angeles

Mayor Tom Bradley and his wife, and Frank Sinatra were stolen from

the IRS' Los Angeles offices and disclosed to the press.

(Document Nos. 11514, 1546, and 1548.)



D. Newspapers
----------

The defendants and their organization mounted a head-on assault

upon newspapers that had been critical of Scientology. They

infiltrated newspapers and, in other instances, without disclosing

that they were associated with Scientology, planted stories of
interest

to their organization. For the sake of brevity, we will cite just

one example.


In November 1975, defendant Willardson ordered Michael Meisner

to send three District of Columbia covert agents to Clearwater. One

of the operatives sent to Clearwater was June Byrne, the blown AMA

----------
{9} These are but four examples of the numerous operations
conducted
against private citizens and public officials. A refvie of the
documents seized in Los Angeles shows the incredible scope of these
operations.

In fact, in order to help determine what individuals and groups
to develop operations against, the files of the World-Wide
Information
Bureau, which defense witness Sheil Chaleff so fondly referred
to as "Mo's Files," are divided into eight "enemy" classifications,
depending upon the particular degree of "suppressiveness" which
the Guardian's Office perceives in its "enemies." Amon the eight
classifications are "traitor," "enemy," and "international enemy."
The latter category includes such "treacherous" grups as the
European League for Human Rights, the World Council of Churches,
the United Nations, and the World Federation for Mental Health.
Exh. No. 41 hereto.




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agent. In Clearwater, Ms. Byrne infiltrated the _Clearwater_Sun_ and

provided Scientology almost daily reports on the activities of that

newspaper, all of which were forwarded to defendants Kember and

Budlong (_See_e.g._, Documents Nos. 17988, 17991, 17995, 17996, 18006

which cover less than a two-week period.) She remained as
Scientology's

covert operative at the _Sun_ until late 1976 when she was withdrawn

out of fear that her cover had blown.



E. State and Local Government Agencies
-----------------------------------

Numerous state and local Goverment agencies throughout the

United State were targeted for infiltration by the defendants and

the Guardian's Office. These infiltrations and thefts were called

for by two programs promulgated by Jane Kember -- Guardian

Program Order 302, which was also approved by defendant Budlong,

and Guardian Order 1080. Guardian Program 302, Government Exhibit

67 at trial, ordered the infiltration of all Governmental agencies

that refused to acquiesce to Scientology's demand for access

to their files. {10}


On March 4, 1974, defendant Jane Kember issued GO 1080, an

umbrella program ordering the infiltration of the California

Attorney General's Office and all local district attorney's offices

in California. (Exhibit No. 42 hereto.) On January 13, 1976, a

sub-project of GO 1080 regarding the Los Angeles Office of the

California Attorney General was promulgated. It directed that that

office be infiltrated "through any way or means and then locate and

obtain full copies of any and all files on the C of S, C of S

investigations, etc." (Document No. 1317 at 13-15.) On February 12

----------
{10} Thus, pursuant to GPgmO 302, Deac Finn, the Assistant Guardian
for Information in New England (AGI NE), wrote on June 8, 1976,
requesting Weigand's approval for Finn's project to infiltrate the
Suffolk County District Attorney's Office (Document No. 1535, p. 2).
_See_also_ Document No. 21703 entitled "Project Owl" which sets out
co-defendant Hermann's plans for such infiltration in response to
the planned investigatoin of the Church for criminal fraud and of
one of its members for kidnapping.




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1976, it was reported that keys to the Attorney General's office had

been obtained. (Document No. 1318 at 2.) Co-defendant Weigand also

outlined for the benefit of defendant Budlong the progress of GO

1080, appending excerpted stolen data prepared by defendant Raymond.

(Document No. 1323; _See_also_ Document No. 1336 -- a similar letter

from defendant Willardson to defendant Kember, routed through

defendants Held, Weigand, and Budlong).


On August 10, 1976, compliance was reported to Guardian Program

Order 302 as it pertained to the Los Angeles District Attorney's

Office. (Document No. 149; Document Nos. 11591-11595 are copies

of documents stolen from that office.) On that same date,

compliance was reported with Guardian Order 1080 and Guardian Program

Order 302 as far as the Yolo county District Attorney's Office was

concerned. (Document No. 813.)



F. Other Federal Government Agencies
and the United Nations
-----------------------------------

Among other direct orders issued by Jane Kember calling for

illegal operations against other Government agencies and

international organizations, to be carried out by Mo Budlong and his

Information Bureau, are the following:


1. _Guardian Order 1344_, issued October 10, 1974 (Exh. No. 43

hereto), called for penetration of and theft of documents from the

11th District Coast Guard Intelligence and the national Headquarters

of Coast Guard Intelligence, Washington, D.C. The program was

carried out by, _inter_alia_, the placement of co-defendant Sharon

Thomas as Scientology's covert operative at the Coast Guard (prior

to her employment at the Department of Justice). Duke Snider

makes the following cryptic notation on the cover sheet of the

G.O.: "Jane also telexed and mentioned that the BI targets are to

be done and not just left up in the air." (Exh. No. 43).


2. _Guardian_Programme_Order_283_, issued February 24, 1976




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(Exh. No. 44 hereto), which was proposed by co-defendant Cindy

Raymond, approved by Morris Budlong, and issued by Jane Kember,

had the following over all "Plan: To penetrate the UN [United

Nations] and establish lines for feedback data so that we can

predict and handle anything that may stop he acceptance of our

submissions to the U.N." Later documents indicate Scientology

recruited an FSM to apply for a job as a security guard at the

U.N.


3. _Guardian_Programme_Order_407_, issued June 9, 1976 (Exh.

No. 45 hereto), subtitled "Off the Hook", and issued by Jane Kember

two days before Meisner and Wolfe were confronted in this

Courthouse, called for getting "Scientology in all its aspects 'off

the hook' with the IRS ... " The means to be used included "monitor

IRS handling of audit on 1361 lines" and "ensure 1361 Collection

Line keeps close watch on area of IRS concerned with LRH tax

returns ... "









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VI

Comparatative Roles of These Defendants and
the Previously Convicted Co-Defendants
-------------------------------------------

The defendant Jane Kember was, during the periods relevant

to the charges of which she was convicted, the Guardian World-

Wide of the Church of Scientology. Her principal role was to

"protect" and "defend" Scientology from all persons and
organizations,

private and governmental, whom Scientology viewed or perceived

as its enemies. As such -- after L. Ron Hubbard (the

Founder and Commodore), and Mary Sue Hubbard (the Deputy commodore,

Controller, and Commodore Staff Guardian) -- she was superior in

authority to everyone else within the Guardian's Office. By the

defense's own witnesses this court was told that the defendant

Kember ruled with an iron hand the whole Guardian's Office network

which stretched through dozens of countries in almost every

continent in the world.


Prior to assuming her position as Guardian Word-Wide in the

late 1960s, the defendant Kember served as the Deputy Guardian for

Intelligence (later renamed Information) World-Wide -- a position

assumed about 1967 by her loyal and hard working deputy and now

co-defendant -- Morris Budlong. Thus, both defendants Kember and

Budlong are long-standing, committed and dedicated high officials

of the Guardian's Office. It was unchallenged at their trial

that these two defendants took a leading role in every endeavor

of the Guardian's Office. They drafted, reviewed and issued every

order which commanded the commission of criminal acts. They

demanded total and absolute loyalty and obedience from their

subordinates, awarded them when they obtained it, punished them when

they did not. They demanded to be kept informed of every move

made by their underlings through an elaborate system of weekly

reports and emergency telex messages when the need arose.




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Everyone of the other defendants previously convicted after

a non-jury trial based on an uncontested stipulation of evidence,

with the exception of Mary Sue Hubbard, were below them in the

hierarchy of the Guardian's Office and carried out the orders of

these two defendants. Seven of the other eight defendants

subordinate to Kember and Budlong were convicted of one felony count

carrying a maximum term of incarceration of five years in prison

and a $10,000 fine. In December, 1979, five of them received

sentences of four years incarceration and $10,000 fines; the other

two received sentences of five years in prison and $10,000 fines.


The defendants Kember and Budlong, on the other hand, were

each found guilty following a five-week jury trial, of nine counts

of burglary in the second degree -- felonies each carrying terms

of incareration of "not less than two years nor mor than fifteen

years." 22 D.C. Code sec. 1801(b). We submit that the sentences

this Court will impose upon the defendants Kember and Budlong must

be both commensurate with their role in the crimes of which they

were convicted as well as with the sentences imposed upon their

previously convicted co-defendants.














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VII

Conclusion
----------

The above recitation of evidence establishes beyond dispute

the massive and insidious nature of the crimes these two defendants

engaged in over the years. It also puts to rest their protestation,

articulated by Mary Sue Hubbard from the witness stand, that they

only burglarized Government offices and stole Government documents

because of some imaginary Governmental harrassment campaign against

them.


The brazen and persisten burglaries and thefts directed

against the United States Government were but one minor aspect of

the defendants' wanton assault upon the laws of this country. The

well-orchestrated campaign to thwart the federal Grand Jury

investigation by destroying evidence, giving false evidence in
response

to a Grand Jury subpoena, harboring a fugitive, kidnapping a

crucial witness, preparing an elaborate cover-up story, and

assisting in the giving of false statements under oath shows the

comtempt which these defendants had for the judicial system of

this country. Their total disregard for the laws is further made

clear by the criminal campaigns of villification, burglaries and

thefts which they carried out against private and public individuals

and organizations, carefully documented in minute detail. One can

only wonder about the crimes set forth in the documents secreted

in their "Red Box" data. That these defendants were willing to

frame their critics to the point of giving false testimony under

oath against them, and having them arrested and indicted speaks

legion for their disdain for the rule of law. Indeed, they

arrogantly placed themselves above the law meting out ther personal

brand of punishment to those "guilty" of opposing their selfish

aims.




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The crimes committed by these defendants is of a breadth and

scope previously unheard. No building, office, desk, or files was

safe from their snooping and prying. No individual or organization

was free from their despicable scheming and warped minds.

The tools of their trade were miniature transmitters, lock picks,

secret codes, forged credentials, and any other devices they found

necessary to carry out their heinous schemes. It is interesting to

note that the Founder of their organization, unindicted co-
conspirator

L. Ron Hubbard, wrote in his dictionary entitled "Modern Management

Technology Defined" that "truth is what is _true_ for you," and

"illegal" is that which is "contrary to statistics or policy" and

not pursuant to Scientology's "approved program." Thus, with the

Founder-Commodore's blessings they could wantonly commit crimes as

long as it was in the interest of Scientology.


These defendants rewarded criminal activities that ended in

success and sternly rebuked those that failed. The standards of

human conduct embodied in such practices represent no less than

the absolute perversion of any known ethical value system. In

view of this, it defies the imagination that these defendants have

the unmitigated audacity to seek to defend their actions in the

name of "religion." That these defendants now attempt to hide

behind the sacred priciples of freedom of religion, freedom of

speech and the right to privacy -- which principles they repeatedly

demonstrated a willingness to violate with impunity -- adds insult

to the injuries which they have inflicted on every element of
society.


These defendants, their co-conspirators, their organization,

and any other individual or group that might consider committing

similar crimes, must be given a clear and convincing message:

criminal activities of the types engaged in here shall not be

tolerated by our society.


Moreover, we submit that in imposing any sentence upon these

two defendants, the Court should consider the deterrent effect which




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a severe sentence will have upon others -- besides the defendant

Jane Kember who apparently remains the Guardian World-Wode, all

other members of the Guardian's Office, and L. Ron Hubbard himself,

the ultimate responsible authority. It is clear from the press

releases issued by Scientology following the jury's verdict, and

their vicious actions against another member of this Court, that

they have yet to learn the error of their criminal ways.


The United States submits that the only appropriate punishment

in this case, the only one that is in the best interest of

justice and the public, is a substantial term of incarceration

for each of the two defendants now before the Court.


Moreover, we submit that there is no reason whatsoever under

18 U.S. Code section 3148, why these two defendants should not be

denied bail pending any appeal they wish to take. Both defendants
are

in this country _solely_ for trial and the service of any sentence

imposed by this Court, pursuant to an extradition order from

the Government of the United Kingdom. Following the service of

their sentences, they will return to the United Kingdom. They

are not employed in the United States, and, indeed, in at least

the case of the defendant Kember cannot be so employed. Thus, the
only

questions which remain are, in the words of 18 U.S. Code sec. 3148,

whether

[a] person ... who has been convicted of an
offense and ... has filed an appeal ...
[presents] a risk of flight or danger ...
or if it appears that an appeal is frivolous
or taken for delay ...


We submit that in the instant case, any appeal taken by these

two defendants will be frivolous and taken only for the purpose of

delaying the ultimate day of judgement. The only real issues raised

by the defendants involved the challenge to the jurisdiction of this

Court over the burglary charges, and whether they had standing to

challenge the searches of the two Guardian's Office premises in

Los Angeles, California. The Court of Appeals has already, for all




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practical purposes, resolved against them the former issue. _In_

_Re:_United_States_v._Kember_(Mary_Sue_Hubbard,_et._al.,
appellants),

D.C. Cir. Nos. 80-2329 to 80-2332 (decided November 24, 1980),

slip op. at 11. As for the standing issue, it has been conclusively

resolved against the defendants, as this Court pointed out, by the

Supreme Court. Additionally, the defendants, international
criminals,

whose danger to the community the evidence overwhelmingly

bears out, have been convicted of serious charges carrying severe

penalties and no present a great risk of flight. Thus, we submit,

defendants should be denied bail pending appeal.



Respectfully submitted,



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CHARLES F. C. RUFF
United States Attorney



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RAYMOND BANOUN
Assistant United States Attorney



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Judith Hetherton
Assistant United States Attorney



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Katherine Winfree
Assistant United States Attorney




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