Evolution Websites

The following Links are websites that deal with various aspects of EVOLUTION. They have information that will be of interest to students in Biology 3380 (Evolution) and other courses. The categories below are not all inclusive; many of the URL's easily fit into categories other than the one in which it is found.

EVOLUTION

COURT CASES

  • Freiler, Smith & Jones vs. Tangipahoa Parish Board of Education - Parents of children in the Tangipahoa Parish Public Schools brought this suit to enjoin their school board from mandating that a disclaimer be read immediately before the teaching of evolution in all elementary and secondary classes.
  • McLean vs. Arkansas - "U.S. District Court decision in which "balanced treatment" for creationism and evolution in Arkansas public school science classrooms was ruled unconstitutional". From Talk-Origins Archives.
  • Edwards v. Aguillard - "U.S. Supreme Court decision dealing with creationism in public school science classrooms. The majority opinions and the dissenting opinion by Justice Antonin Scalia are provided along with the amicus curiae brief filed by 72 Nobel Prize winning scientists". From Talk-Origins Archives.
  • Epperson v. Arkansas - "U.S. Supreme Court case which ruled unconstitutional Arkansas's law forbidding the teaching of evolution in state-supported schools". From Talk-Origins Archives.
  • Kitzmiller vs. Dover - Official court transcripts of 2005 "Dover" case in which teaching of ID was struck down.
  • Scopes Trial - From "Famous Trials" website by Doug Linder, UMKC Law School.
  • Selman vs. Cobb County - Dealt with the "anti-evolution" stickers placed in textbooks in Cobb County schools.

DARWINIAN MEDICINE

PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE

DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY & EVOLUTION

PLATE TETONICS

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