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Evolution in Lafayette

By scarney
Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011 at 8:45 pm in Lafayette.

The Lafayette Library and Learning Center is hosting a lecture Thursday afternoon called “Crucible in the Courtroom: Scopes Monkey Trial and Clarence Darrow.” The lecture will take place in the Community Hall from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.

The lecture will center around the famous 1925 trial of the State of Tennessee vs. John Scopes, which brought the debate over evolutionary science into the focus of the nation.

The lecturer will be Curtis Caton, a well-known lawyer with over 40 years experience.

Tickets for the lecture are $5 and will be available at the door.

The event is presented by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of California Berkeley.

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