Join us for a captivating and intellectually stimulating event 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 will be led by two distinguished legal minds, Professor Edward Larson, Esq., and retired Federal Chief Judge John E. Jones, III, Esq.
About the Event: 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.
Your registration to the live webcast includes an eBook copy of Summer for the Gods by Edward Larson. Immerse yourself in the pages of this acclaimed work, where Larson masterfully explores the Scopes Trial, the clash between science and religion, and the legal drama that unfolded in the Tennessee courtroom. This thought-provoking book will serve as your companion on a journey through one of the most significant trials in American history. You'll gain a deeper understanding of the events and issues we'll be discussing during the CLE event, making your experience all the more enriching and immersive.
• 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.