Saturday, February 18, 2017

The Monkey Trial

It was illegal to teach theory of evolution in most of states in US.  John T Scopes, a biology teacher, was prosecuted to teach it. He was defended by Clarence Darrow. This post of the LegalTrek series is about that trial.

Scopes' trial in the lawns. Bryan being cross examined by Darrow - Picture courtesy Smithsonian Institute Archives

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Wednesday, February 08, 2017

American African Doctor And the White Neighbourhood

This post of the LegalTrek series is about Dr. Ossian Sweet, who was successfully defended by Clarence Darrow 

The house of Dr. Ossian Sweet in the white neighbourhood, where he was attacked. It was designated as a Michigan State Historic Site in 1975 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.

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The Monkey Trial

It was illegal to teach theory of evolution in most of states in US.  John T Scopes, a biology teacher, was prosecuted to teach it. He was ...