Essays Tagged: "Clarence Darrow"

3 elements that caused social problems during 1920s in America

berties Union believed that the law violated freedom of speech, an argument made by Scopes' lawyer, Clarence Darrow. Reporters converged on Dayton, Tennessee, to witness the courtroom battle between t ...

(1 pages) 105 1 3.3 May/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This essay is about the trial of Leopold and Loeb

and I'm not going to take that shred of comfort away from her."The Loeb and Leopold families hired Clarence Darrow and Benjamin Bachrach to represent the two boys. Nathan said his first impression of ... to name the two men who "came closest to preaching the pure essence of love" he would say Jesus and Clarence Darrow.It was Darrow's decision to change the boys' initial pleas to the charges of murder ...

(11 pages) 49 0 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

This report discusses the leopold and lobe trial which had a great influence in American history by changing soceity's outlook on sanity in our justice system.

eopold and Loeb sought out the help of one of the brightest criminal defense attorneys of the time, Clarence Darrow. Darrow was often referred to as "The Old Lion." It was rumored that Darrow was to b ... enalty for such a barbaric act. However, it is just that point that corroborates the distinction of Clarence Darrow.

(7 pages) 38 0 4.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"The Monkey Trial" Scopes vs. State by Alexander Schmit.

ut a law school dean from Knoxville, John Neal, volunteered. Willeam Jennings Bryan, accompanied by Clarence Darrow, offered to join the prosecution team, despite the fact he had not practiced law in ... on of how much the fine should have been.Six days after the trial, William Jennings Bryan had died. Clarence Darrow was hiking in the Smoky Mountains, when word of Bryan's death reached him. Darrow's ...

(4 pages) 31 0 2.5 Sep/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

DBQ Exercise: Scopes Monkey Trial

ainst the Butler Act. He was arrested and tried by two of the most famous names in law at the time, Clarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryan. Bryan would prosecute and Darrow in association with the ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Scopes Trial - What Really Happened?

nown for pitting William Jennings Bryan, a popular evangelist, against a legendary defense attorney Clarence Darrow. Bryan argued that Tennessee's anti-Darwin law should be upheld and Darrow agued for ...

(3 pages) 45 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Social Conflicts Of The Roaring Twenties

teacher, John Scopes, who volunteered to be arrested for violation of the new law. Scopes's lawyer, Clarence Darrow, managed to embarrass the prosecution's witness William Jennings Bryan. Darrow manag ...

(3 pages) 18 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Upton Sinclair-a Progressor In History

s", "Appeal to the Young", and "Octypus". In September of 1905 Sinclair joined up with Jack London, Clarence Darrow, and Florence Kelley to form the Intercollegiate Socialist Society. (Upton Sinclair, ...

(3 pages) 6 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Inherit The Wind Book Report

century. The actual trial paired the famous lawyers Williams Jennings Bryan for the prosecution and Clarence Darrow for the defense. The authors have added a prologue to the play to explain that this ...

(5 pages) 17 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Inherit The Wind Book Report

century. The actual trial paired the famous lawyers Williams Jennings Bryan for the prosecution and Clarence Darrow for the defense. The authors have added a prologue to the play to explain that this ...

(5 pages) 12 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Clarence Darrow: A True American Rebel The topic was to chose a person from the US who struck you as a true rebel in some way

Clarence Darrow is known for his great success as a defense lawyer. He was known to always take unde ... correct. Throughout his life he chose to be a minority, making himself the ultimate non-conformist.Clarence Seward Darrow was born on April 18th, 1857 in Trumbull, Ohio to Emily and Amirus, the villa ... . Mr. and Mrs. Darrow’s liberal outlooks completely shaped the views and opinion of their son, Clarence. By the early 1870s, Clarence Darrow’s oratorical skills were already quite obvious. T ...

(4 pages) 588 0 4.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community