Re: [asa] thinking was prosecutors and not that of the judge

From: Rich Blinne <>
Date: Fri May 04 2007 - 10:54:58 EDT

On 5/4/07, James Mahaffy <> wrote:
> >>> Rich Blinne <> 5/4/2007 7:51 AM >>>
> One thing I want to note *inter alia* is that Judge Jones would make a
> great scientist. His thinking is lucid and clear and his ability to absorb
> and analyze the expert testimony in this case is nothing short of
> phenomenal. Again from the Kitzmiller decision:
> Actually, although the law allows him to do it, these opinions were
> written mainly by the prosecutors. While he obviously agreed with them to
> extensively use their brief's in the sciences we would acknowledge where
> they came from. At least it is saying that the lucid thinking was provided
> by the prosecutors and agreed to by the judge.
> I have no problem in your liking the logic, but lets give credit to the
> folks that wrote it and it was mainly NOT the judge.

I disagree. As good as the lawyers and expert witnesses were the judge's
ability to get to the point was what I noticed.

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