Americans United files court challenge on 'intelligent design'
- Canadian Civil Liberties Association Wins Limits on Use of "Sonic Cannons". // Canadian Hearing Report;2010, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p10
The article discusses the victory of Canadian Civil Liberties Association on the lawsuit against the use of Long Range Acoustic Devices (LRADs) loudspeaker systems or sonic canons.
- Northern Asia: Yahoo asks US court to dismiss lawsuit. // Media: Asia's Media & Marketing Newspaper;9/7/2007, p22
The article reports that Yahoo! Inc. has asked a U.S. court to dismiss a lawsuit brought against it by civil rights advocates in April, 2007. Advocates alleged that China-based writers and dissidents have been arrested, jailed and tortured as a result of Yahoo providing information to China...
- Counselors To Help L.A. Students Deal With Issue Raised by Trails. M. L. // Education Week;3/3/1993, Vol. 12 Issue 23, p4
The article discusses the efforts made by the school board in Los Angeles, California, to bring community and civil-rights groups into schools to help students deal with the issues raised by two court cases related to 1992 riots. A board member, Warten T. Furutani, proposed the initiative...
- ACLU Challenges Hawaii Law. // American Libraries;Oct2004, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p22
Focuses on the federal civil-rights lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii on behalf of a man who was banned by a security guard from the state library violating a state trespassing law. Recountal of the case; Information on the trespassing law.
- Judge Reviewing Reporters' Notes In 'Intelligent Design' Lawsuit. Cavanagh, Sean // Education Week;7/27/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 43, p4
The article discusses a lawsuit filed in Pennsylvania regarding the enforcement of a policy to teach alternative theories of evolution in schools. A federal judge is reviewing notes and other documents from reporters who covered June 2004 meetings of the Dover, Pennsylvania school board. In a...
- DARWIN IN THE DOCK. Talbot, Margaret // New Yorker;12/5/2005, Vol. 81 Issue 39, p66
This article speculates on the ruling of Judge John E. Jones III over the Kitzmiller v. Dover Area School District case about whether it is constitutional for public-school classes to present the argument of intelligent design. Proponents of intelligent design claimed that it was a bold new...
- Lawsuits over intelligent design and evolution pose a democratic dilemma. Royal, Robert // National Catholic Reporter;10/21/2005, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p22
Assesses the effect of lawsuits about teaching evolution and intelligent design in public schools in the U.S. Possibility of a democratic dilemma; Argumentation of the truth about religion and science; Debate between politicians about the issue.
- A Message From the Mimivirus. // Discover;Mar2006, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p31
The article discusses the decision of U.S. District Judge John E. Jones III in December 2005 that intelligent design is not science. It provides the argument presented by Jones in his ruling. The reaction of the proponents of intelligent design to the ruling is given. It also mentions the...
- Chicago Urban League Sues State Over Education Funding System. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;8/22/2008, Vol. 365 Issue 32946, p5
The article reports on the lawsuit filed by civil rights organization Chicago Urban League against Illinois and the state Board of Education over the state's school funding system. The organization challenged the constitutionality of the funding system because of its heavy reliance on property...