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Re: Woods Defamation Campaign

From: Kathy Kasten <catraja.nul>
Date: Mon, 7 Feb 2011 21:00:39 +0000
Archived: Tue, 08 Feb 2011 09:31:09 -0500
Subject: Re: Woods Defamation Campaign

>From: Emma Woods <e.woods33.nul>
>To: post.nul
>Date: Sun, 6 Feb 2011 16:29:29 -0800 (PST)
>Subject: Woods Defamation Campaign

>>From: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul>
>>To: - UFO UpDates Subscribers - <ufo-updates-list.nul>
>>Date: Wed, 02 Feb 2011 13:46:18 -0500
>>Subject: UFO UpDate: Woods Defamation Campaign

>>The Defamation Campaign
>>Dr. David Jacobs

>>Over the past few months, the Internet has been filled with
>>material from a woman who is on a campaign to defame me. ...

>>From: Michael M. Hughes <michaelmhughes.nul>
>>To: post.nul
>>Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2011 14:34:58 -0500
>>Subject: Re: Woods Defamation Campaign

>Forwarded conversation
>Subject: Temple University Office for Human Subject Protections


>Prior to conducting hypnosis with me, Dr. Jacobs asked me to
>sign what he told me was a Temple University Research Consent


>You informed me that you had told Dr. Jacobs that in future he
>was to remove all references to "Temple University" and to
>"research" in his work with people.


>"You recently contacted the Temple University Institutional
>Review Board with a request to have the agreements you signed
>along with another individual regarding your participation in a
>protocol project to be rendered null and void. Legal Counsel was
>contacted to seek information regarding these agreements, and
>was advised that our institution may not provide legal advice to
>you regarding how to proceed in light of the agreements you have
>with Dr. Jacobs. You should seek your own legal advice whether
>the documents are enforceable or if the agreements may be broken
>or rendered null and void pursuant to applicable law."


>Dr. Jacobs has continued to use Temple University's name to
>facillitate his actions, including in his defamatory statement
>about me on his website. This includes his following statement:

>"Temple also sent her a letter saying it would no longer respond
>to her."

>I have received no such letter from you. In light of the series
>of outright lies that Dr. Jacobs has told throughout his
>statement, I assume that this was simply another lie.

>However, if you did send me such a letter, could you please re-
>send it, as I have never received it, and I would like to have a
>copy of it for my records.


>In my opinion, Temple University's failure to investigate and
>deal appropriately with such clearly abusive and dishonest
>conduct by a faculty member, including his use of his academic
>status and Temple University's name both to facilitate his
>perpetration of that abuse, and to attempt to cover it up, is a
>Temple University is, in my opinion, leaving vulnerable members
>of the public open to serious psychological abuse, by Dr. Jacobs
>using his association with the university both to procure
>research subjects, whether he explicitly states this in his
>forms or not, and to help cover up his misconduct after the



I was a staff member of UCLA's Human Subject Protection
Committee for four and half years. During that time, I remember
one previous subject attempting to sue UCLA for what he claimed
was the misuse of blood sera to clone for material to be used
for research. There was an investigation. All staff members and
directors were required to face interrogation, an interview, by
legal counsel to the University. However, to release this
information to the public it was felt would open the University
to future law suits by subjects who did not like the outcome of
the protocol procedures. The emphasis was on the fact that the
subjects had to take responsibility for the fact that they were

I have not seen the Informed Consent form that was provided to
Emma Woods. She only provided a couple of paragraphs from the
ICF she signed. They support her argument, but do not cover
issues I would consider just as important. Too many to go into
in this already long e-mail.


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