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Unformatted text preview: . • In 1880’s, he had become a lawyer. • In 1890, Darrow became the general attorney to the Chicago and North Western Railway. • In 1906-7 Darrow successfully defended William D. Haywood, leader of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). • Darrow's most famous case was in 1925 when he defended John T. Scopes, a teacher accused of teaching the evolutionary origin of man, rather than the doctrine of divine creation. • The main opponent in the case was the former presidential candidate, William Jennings Bryan, who believed the literal interpretation of the Bible. • Although it is claimed that Darrow outshone Bryan during the trial, Scopes was found guilty. The Old Faithful (the geyser), late afternoon , at Yellowstone National Park Pre-reading questions: • How many legal terms do you know? • How much do you know about the author? • What do you think of the struggles between fundamentalists and modernists? What did that show? • What do you think is the message of the article? How many legal terms do you know? • • • • • • • • • offence: commit an offence against a rule 矛矛 commit a crime (of theft) / break the law give /cause ~ to sb. 矛矛矛矛 take ~ at sth. 矛矛矛矛矛矛 a first ~ 矛矛 accuse • accuse sb. of a crime • charge sb. with murder and arson • the accused, the charged party, defendant, indictee • 矛矛 • accusant, accuser, plaintiff, indictor • 矛矛 accuse • • • • • appeal to law; enter (bring in) a lawsuit against sb 矛矛矛 lodge a complaint 矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛矛 Institute proceedings, 矛矛矛矛 civil law: suits between individuals: insurance claims, divorces, business malpractices • criminal law: ranging from traffic tickets to highjacking, murder, treason, arson • sue for divorce 矛矛矛矛 crime • • • • • • • • homicide attempted murder infanticide assault and battery kidnapping, abduction highjacking piracy rape • • • • • • • • 矛矛矛...
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