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On This Date in Legal History

On July 21, 1925, John T. Scopes was found guilty of violating the Butler Act by teaching evolution. He was fined $100. Learn more about this interesting case at http://goo.gl/9EKcRe.

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On This Date in Legal History

On July 10, 1925, criminal proceedings began in the case of the State of Tennessee vs John Thomas Scopes. John Scopes was indicted for teaching the prohibited subject of evolution at a Dayton, Tennessee, public school. A jury found him guilty … Continue reading

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Scopes Was Found Guilty Today in 1925

On July 21, 1925, John T. Scopes was found guilty of violating the Butler Act by teaching evolution. He was fined $100. Learn more about this interesting case at http://goo.gl/9EKcRe.

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The Scopes Trial

On July 10, 1925, criminal proceedings began in the case of the State of Tennessee vs John Thomas Scopes. John Scopes was indicted for teaching the prohibited subject of evolution at a Dayton, Tennessee, public school. A jury found him guilty … Continue reading

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Teaching Evolution Was Once a Criminal Act

In bygone days an Arkansas law prohibited public school teachers from teaching the theory of human evolution.  If a teacher were found guilty of violating the anti-evolution law, then he or she was subject to termination and a fine no … Continue reading

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Scopes Was Found Guilty Today in 1925

On July 21, 1925, John T. Scopes was found guilty of teaching evolution.  He was fined $100.  Read more at http://www.lawsuitgame.com/blog/?p=2353.

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The Scopes Trial

The criminal trial against John Scopes began on this date in 1925.  Scopes, a science instructor, was indicted for teaching the prohibited subject of evolution in a Dayton, Tennessee public school.  A jury found him guilty of violating Tennessee’s “Butler … Continue reading

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Teaching Evolution Was Once a Criminal Act

In bygone days, an Arkansas law prohibited public school teachers from explaining the theory of human evolution.  If a teacher were found guilty of violating the anti-evolution law, then he or she was subject to termination and a fine no … Continue reading

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The Scopes Trial

The criminal trial against John Scopes began on this date in 1925.  Scopes, a science instructor, was indicted for teaching the prohibited subject of evolution in a Dayton, Tennessee public school.  A jury found him guilty of violating Tennessee’s “Butler … Continue reading

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