Tags: AGUILLARD, Donald W.; BIOLOGY teachers; EDWARDS v. Aguillard (Supreme Court case); EVOLUTION (Biology) -- Study & teaching -- Law & legislation; CREATIONISM -- Study & teaching -- Law & legislation; UNITED States. Supreme Court
- Edwards v. Aguillard. // Supreme Court Cases: The Dynamic Court (1930-1999);1999, pN.PAG
Presents the case Edwards v. Aguillard argued before the United States Supreme Court. Opening statements; Decision of the Court; Comments by the judges.
- Creationism in the Classroom. Reidinger, Paul // ABA Journal;Dec86, Vol. 72 Issue 12, p66
Discusses the U.S. Supreme Court case 'Edwards v. Aguillard,' on the teaching of creationism in public schools in the United States. Determination of whether creationism is a science and thus beyond the scope of the establishment clause; Question on whether creationism is a religious belief...
- Court Hears Argument On Creation Science. // School Library Journal;Feb87, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p12
Reports on the United States Supreme Court's hearing of the case 'Edwards v. Aguillard.' Lawsuit to strike down a Louisiana law that requires the teaching of creation science in any public school that incorporates the theory of evolution into its curriculum. State's argument that the law had...
- Louisiana Creationism Law: A 'Religious Purpose'. // Education Week;8/2/1987, Vol. 6 Issue 39, p23
Several excerpts from the U.S. Supreme Court's majority and dissenting opinions in Edwards v. Aguillard (Case No. 85-1513) are presented.
- Of Many Things. // America;1/16/1982, Vol. 146 Issue 2, preceding p21
The author comments on the ruling by Arkansas federal district judge William Ray Overton that reversed a state law which requires the study of creation science and theories of evolution in classrooms. He expresses his objection to such law because it destroys the meaning of creation. He argues...
- 'Loophole' Seen Spurring Push for Alternative to Evolution. P. W. // Education Week;2/24/1993, Vol. 12 Issue 22, p8
The article focuses on the U.S. Supreme Court decision that effectively banned creation science from the science classroom contains a loophole that creationists are using to press public schools to include alternatives to evolution in the curriculum. The Court struck down a Louisiana law...
- Lawmakers put theory of evolution on trial. Sommerfeld, Meg // Education Week;6/05/96, Vol. 15 Issue 37, p12
Reports on the defeat of a bill instructing science teachers to discuss the pros and cons of the theory of evolution in Ohio. Revival of the contentious subject of the teaching of evolution in various statehouses; Concerns of the National Association of Biology Teachers on the effect of the...
- Scopes Supreme Court. // Current Legal Documents;1950-, p0
Presents the United States Supreme Court case of John Scopes vs the state of Tennessee which was decided in January 1927. How Scopes was found guilty of violating Tennessee laws regarding the teaching of evolution in public schools; Decision made by the Supreme Court.
- Evolution supporters unhappy with Florida bill. // Nature;4/17/2008, Vol. 452 Issue 7189, p-1
The article provides insights regarding the impact of evolution bill to teachers in Florida. The legislation is aimed in protecting teachers' view on evolution but critics are concerned that the legislation will have negative impact on school administrators because will not be able to discipline...