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Kitzmiller v. Dover

PBS Judgment Day

PBS and NOVA’s “Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial” purports to re-tell the story of the Kitzmiller v. Dover trial, but portrays an extremely inaccurate, biased, and one-sided view of the case. Related: What NOVA Won’t Tell You About Dover: http://discovery.org/a/4300

The Truth on the Dover Intelligent Design Trial

Myth #1: There are no peer-reviewed scientific papers supporting intelligent design. Judge Jones said that ID “…has not generated peer-reviewed publications.” FACT: Judge Jones is simply wrong. Discovery Institute submitted an amicus brief to Judge Jones that documented various peer-reviewed publications, which he accepted into evidence. Read More ›

PBS Encouraging Teachers to Violate the First Amendment’’s Establishment Clause, Discovery Institute Reports

Seattle – A “Briefing Packet for Educators” just issued by PBS in conjunction with the NOVA program Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial inserts religion into the classroom and encourages teaching practices that are likely unconstitutional, says Discovery Institute. “The NOVA/PBS teaching guide encourages the injection of religion into classroom teaching about evolution in a way that likely would violate Read More ›

The Theory of Intelligent Design: A briefing packet for educators

Seattle – A “Briefing Packet for Educators” just issued by PBS in conjunction with the NOVA program Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial inserts religion into the classroom and encourages teaching practices that are likely unconstitutional, says Discovery Institute. “The NOVA/PBS teaching guide encourages the injection of religion into classroom teaching about evolution in a way that likely would violate Read More ›

What NOVA Won’t Tell You about Dover

When John E. Jones decided in 2005 to “traipse into” the controversial area of evolution and science education, deciding the scientific merit of intelligent design as a federal court judge in Dover, PA, he may have only dreamed of the day when he would see himself on the silver screen. As the author of the 139-page verdict in the Kitzmiller Read More ›

Intelligent Design Will Survive Kitzmiller v. Dover

The Winter 2007 issue of Montana Law Review features an exchange of views about the Kitzmiller v. Dover (2005) intelligent design ruling. The lead article in the issue, “Intelligent Design Will Survive Kitzmiller v. Dover” is authored by Discovery Institute Senior Fellows David DeWolf and John West along with Program Officer in Public Policy and Legal Affairs Casey Luskin. A Read More ›

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Traipsing into Evolution

A clear solution to the debate over biological origins has evaded scientists and philosophers for millennia. Since the ancient Greeks, thousands of pages of debate from scholars on all sides have yielded two types of answers: those which invoke only material causes and those which explore the possibility that intelligence had a direct role in shaping life. Yet in 2005, one United States federal judge thought he could settle this longstanding question of science and philosophy once and for all.

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