At the 1999 National Gathering in the Allegheny National Forest, Pennsylvania, After a trial in the Federal District Court in Erie, the Court found the regulations to be constitutional, and, declining to adopt the reasoning of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals which acquitted Strider, found each of the three defendants quilty of violating the regulations and sentenced each to 90 days in jail and a $500 fine. The conviction was upheld by the Court of Appeals. Rumor has it that the case is presently on appeal to the Supreme Court.
At the 2000 National Gathering in the Beaverhead-Deer Lodge National Forest, Montana. After a trial in the Federal Magistrate's Court in Great Falls, the Court found the regulations to be constitutional, found Barry Adams and Val Demars guilty of violating the regulations. Adams was sentenced to 90 days in jail and a $500 fine, and Demars to 10 days in jail and a $500 fine.
On another front, two Fourth Amendment legal challenges to roadblocks at gatherings initially produced more favorable results.
|2001||Adams v. USA, . Civil case|
|2000||USA v. Adams, et. al.Magistrate's Court|
|2000||Adams, Freedom of Information Request (Technically, not court)|
|1999||United States v. Beck, et. al. Available Information|
|1999||United States v. Masel Magistrate's Court/District Court|
|1998||Addison, et. al. v. Forest Service, et. al. District Court|
|1998||United States v. Strider District Court/Appeal|
|1996||Katuah, North Carolina|
|1996||Missouri - roadblock - District Court / Appeal|
|February, 1996||Florida -Contents | Docket|
|1986||United States v. Israel|
|1988||United States v. Rainbow Family, 695 F. Supp. 294|
|1995||Religious Freedom Restoration Act|
|1981||CCNV v. Watt|
|1988||US v. Thomas, Thomas|
|1994||Joyce v. City and County of San Francisco|
|1995||Tobe v. City of Santa Ana|