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Scopes Trial & Continued Debate Over Science & Religion 2023

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Join us for a captivating and intellectually stimulating program as we delve into the historical landmark, the "Scopes Trial," and its lasting impact on the ongoing debate over the relationship between science and religion. This educational journey is led by two distinguished legal minds, Professor Edward Larson, Esq., and retired Federal Chief Judge John E. Jones, III, Esq.

About the Program: 3 Segments 
First, unlock the Scopes Trial: Discover the dramatic events and legal intricacies surrounding the historic Scopes Trial of 1925. Led by acclaimed historian and legal expert, Professor Edward Larson, Esq., we'll step back in time to examine the clash between science and religion in a Tennessee courtroom. 

Second, Kitzmiller v. Dover: A Modern Perspective: Former Federal Chief Judge John E. Jones, III, Esq., renowned for his groundbreaking decision in the Kitzmiller v. Dover case, will provide unique insights into the modern legal landscape where issues of science education and the separation of church and state continue to be debated. Gain a deep understanding of the legal principles and precedents that have emerged in the wake of the Scopes Trial and how they apply to the present day.

Third, The Discussion: As if in a Paris salon or Ancient Greek symposium, Professor Larson and Judge Jones go deep into the realm of religion and science. In this segment, they will question each other and answer your questions. 

Why Attend:

  • Learn from the men who wrote the book and the decision. 
  • Earn CLE Credits: This event qualifies for Continuing Legal Education credits in many states, including Washington.
  • Engage in Thought-Provoking Discussions: Join in discussions that explore the intersection of science, religion, and the law. Exchange ideas and perspectives with legal professionals and scholars.

Recorded in December 2023.

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Hon. John E. Jones III, (Ret.) Dickinson College
Professor Edward Larson Esq. Pepperdine University
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