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Judge denies Valerie Haney do-over after Scientology’s appellate loss in Masterson suit

 After an appeals court’s stunning January put-down of Scientology’s “religious arbitration” strategy in the lawsuit brought by Danny Masterson’s rape accusers, Valerie Haney was hoping Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Richard Burdge Jr would reconsider his ruling in her lawsuit, which was also derailed by Scientology’s arbitration []

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Scientology: Valerie Haney can’t rely on a court ruling that hasn’t been published!

 Well, you could have seen this one coming from a mile []

Valerie Haney asks court for reconsideration after Scientology defeat in Masterson case

 One of the most frequent questions we’ve received after Scientology’s stunning defeat last month in the civil lawsuit filed by Danny Masterson’s accusers was whether that ruling by an appeals court would have any effect on Valerie Haney’s own lawsuit against the []

US Supreme Court denies Valerie Haney; CA court gets letters on Scientology’s ‘neutrality’

 We knew it was a longshot, but it was still disappointing to learn yesterday that the US Supreme Court was not interested in taking up Valerie Haney’s petition alleging that Scientology’s binding contract about “religious arbitration” is a violation of her religious []

US Supreme Court: Valerie Haney fires back at Scientology about its ‘religious ritual’

[Marci Hamilton and Valerie Haney]

After Scientology told the US Supreme Court that Valerie Haney’s predicament is not a First Amendment issue, Valerie has fired back with a reply we think you’re going to want to []

Valerie Haney’s Supreme Court petition gets a date for discussion, but don’t get your hopes up

 Yesterday, we noticed that there was a new notation at the US Supreme Court in regards to Valerie Haney’s petition: “DISTRIBUTED for Conference of []

Scientology to US Supreme Court: Valerie Haney predicament is not a First Amendment case

 In May, Valerie Haney’s legal team (specifically constitutional scholar Marci Hamilton) filed a petition with the US Supreme Court, asking it to step in and prevent the Church of Scientology from forcing Valerie into its “religious arbitration.”

Scientology’s response was due yesterday, and attorneys Robert Mangels (RTC) and William Forman (CSI) got their filing submitted in []

VALERIE HANEY PETITIONS SCIENTOLOGY ‘ARBITRATION’ RULING TO US SUPREME COURT

 Valerie Haney, the former Sea Org worker who says she escaped from a Scientology compound by hiding in the trunk of a car, has petitioned the US Supreme Court over the ruling that derailed her lawsuit against the church, denying her right to trial and telling her to take her complaint to Scientology’s internal ‘religious []

Judge to Valerie Haney: You need to get this Scientology ‘arbitration’ underway

[Valerie Haney and Judge Burdge]

On Tuesday, a hearing took place at Los Angeles Superior Court in Judge Richard Burdge’s courtroom that had been scheduled a year earlier, when the judge first derailed Valerie Haney’s lawsuit against the Church of Scientology and told her to take her complaints to Scientology’s internal “religious []

Judge denies Scientology’s motion for $160,000 in sanctions against Valerie Haney

 We’re still scratching our heads thinking about his January 2020 ruling that derailed Valerie Haney’s lawsuit and directed her to submit her claims to Scientology’s “religious arbitration,” but Judge Richard Burdge Jr at least didn’t add insult to injury by granting Scientology’s request for []