In December 2005, federal judge John E. Jones declared unconstitutional the reading of a statement about intelligent design in public school science classrooms in Dover, Pennsylvania. Explore the what Kitzmiller v. Dover was all about through the links below.
John G. West, “Dover in Review: A Review of Judge Jones’ Decision in the Dover Intelligent Design Trial”
David K. DeWolf, John G. West, Casey Luskin, “Intelligent Design Will Survive Kitzmiller v. Dover”
The Truth about the Dover Intelligent Design Trial
Traipsing into Evolution: Intelligent Design and the Kitzmiller v. Dover Decision
In Kitzmiller v. Dover, Judge John Jones concluded that intelligent design is not science. Was he correct? This lecture by attorney and scientist Casey Luskin provides a detailed analysis of Judge Jones’ claims.
Judge John Jones was hailed by many for his “masterful decision” in the Kitzmiller v. Dover case. However, a detailed analysis shows that more than 90% of Judge Jones’ 6,004-word critique of intelligent design was lifted virtually verbatim from a document submitted to him by plaintiffs. Judge Jones even copied several clearly false factual claims made by the plaintiffs. Read the study for yourself and see what you think.
After the Kitzmiller v. Dover case, biochemist Michael Behe wrote a response to the decision by Judge Jones. Find out what he said.
In 2007, PBS released a lavish documentary on the Dover case titled Judgment Day: Intelligent Design on Trial. Critics said the PBS documentary was in many cases more fiction than fact. Learn about the facts changed or left out by PBS and decide for yourself.