TITLE

Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial

AUTHOR(S)
Branch, Glenn
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Reports of the National Center for Science Education;Sep-Dec2007, Vol. 27 Issue 5/6, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article outlines the impact of the court decision on the case, Kitzmiller vs. Dover, in Dover, Pennsylvania. Judge John E. Jones III, the federal judge who presided over the case, ruled that the move undertaken by the school to require the presentation of "Intelligent Design" as an alternative to evolution was unconstitutional. The decision was aired on the two-hour documentary film about the case and nationwide on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) on November 13, 2007. The ruling created mixed reactions from the public. According to Adam Rutherford, the makers of "Judgment Day," the documentary film, inject tension with eyewitness accounts from the people of Dover. Comments and reactions of other people about the issue are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
32005330

 

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