Unformatted text preview: School teacher in Arkansas brought it to local court because she did not want to break the law by teaching the chapter on evolution found in her new bio textbook. Arkansas Supreme Court: Justice Fortas rejects the law on the basis of 14 th amendment US supreme court: Justice Black there is no controversy, so this is not even a case worthy of being heard. Also, it’s too vague of a law. Foreign language example…. do you keep students ignorant that other people speak French vs. teaching them how to speak it, he says it’s better to just not teach any origin theories. Justice Stewart How can you teach that it doesn’t exist?...
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- Spring '08
- Supreme Court of the United States, First Amendment to the United States Constitution, Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, Arkansas supreme court