Jet Propulsion Laboratory has the burden of showing that Coppedge engaged in “harassment,” that he “targeted” co-workers.
At the Darwin-defending group blog Panda’s Thumb, Nick Matzke and his friends are enjoying a discussion of the Coppedge trial even as they admit that they know hardly anything about the facts.
Never did NASA’s JPL forbid expressions of contempt for ID. JPL only forbade expressions of support for ID.
If the religious beliefs of ID proponents disqualify them from rational dialogue in the scientific arena, surely Saunders’s atheism and anti-religious biases disqualify him.
Opening statements wrapped up today and one thing is beyond doubt: this trial will be misrepresented in the media.