On This Date in Legal History

Clarence Darrow was a prominent, brilliant, criminal lawyer. On March 13, 1938, he passed away. Watch the entertaining movie, Darrow, about this celebrated attorney.

Clarence Darrow, a famous Chicago lawyer, and William Jennings Bryan, defender of Fundamentalism, have a friendly chat in a courtroom during the Scopes evolution trial. Darrow defended John T. Scopes, a biology teacher, who decided to test the new Tenessee law banning the teaching of evolution. Bryan took the stand for the prosecution as a bible expert. The trial in 1925 ended in conviction of Scopes. ca. 1925 Dayton, Tennessee, USA

Clarence Darrow is seen here, on the left, during the Scopes trial. Darrow defended John Scopes, a biology teacher, who violated a state statute that prohibited the teaching of evolution.

About Tina Nelson
Tina Nelson

Tina Nelson is an attorney and mom. She created the LAWSUIT™ board game to teach her three children about the law. The game was an instant success. Copyrights and a patent were obtained, and Professional Games, Inc. was born. Professional Games, Inc. created this blog to educate and keep its friends and customers regularly updated about our American legal system.
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