Yearly archive for ‘ 1984 ’

1984-Mar.: Court Turns Over Decision v. ML Attny.

1st March 1984 | Closed

Appellate court overturns theft charge against cult attorney Edward Masry A four-year-old theft charge against Morningland cult attorney Edward Masry must be thrown out because he was denied a speedy trial, a state appellate court ruled yesterday. The 4th District Court of Appeal ordered Superior Court Judge F.V. Lopardo to dismiss the charge, which alleges [...]

1984-Feb.: Ca. Pursues Morningland Leader

1st February 1984 | Closed

State to pursue charges against cult leader Prosecutors will pursue four-year-old bribery conspiracy charges against a Morningland cult leader in light of an appellate ruling this week that allows the state Attorney General’s Office to attack a judge’s dismissal of the charges. Deputy Attorney General John Gordnier said yesterday he was happy with the ruling [...]