TITLE

Possible Road Map Seen in Dover Case

AUTHOR(S)
Cavanagh, Sean
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
Education Week;1/4/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 16, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the landmark ruling last month by U.S. District Judge John E. Jones that intelligent design is an illegitimate science may have provided an authoritative guide for school officials and science teachers seeking to defend the teaching of evolution. In the ruling, Judge Jones found that the Dover school board had violated the First Amendment's ban on government establishment of religion in requiring that students be introduced to intelligent design, which he concluded was the offspring of biblically based creationism.
ACCESSION #
19442833

 

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