Star Wars on Trial: The Verdict
Both sides have argued their cases, brought forth their witnesses, and given their closing statements.
Now, it’s time for you, the readers of Star Wars on Trial and respected jury members, to cast your votes: innocent or guilty?
You may also review the arguments from the prosecution and defense for each charge and add your own witness testimony by clicking on the individual links below.
May the Force be with you!
The Politics of Star Wars Are Anti-Democratic and Elitist
While Claiming Mythic Significance, Star Wars Portrays No Admirable Religious or Ethical Beliefs
Star Wars Novels Are Poor Substitutes for Real Science Fiction and Are Driving Real SF off the Shelves
Science Fiction Filmmaking Has Been Reduced by Star Wars to Poorly Written Special Effects Extravaganzas
Star Wars Has Dumbed Down the Perception of Science Fiction in the Popular Imagination
Star Wars Pretends to Be Science Fiction, but Is Really Fantasy
Women in Star Wars Are Portrayed as Fundamentally Weak
The Plot Holes and Logical Gaps in Star Wars Make It Ill-Suited for an Intelligent Viewer