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Fighting to keep Darwin in the classroom
...n he taught evolution in his classroom. Though an appeals
court later reversed his conviction on a technicality, the law lingered on the books, joined by later laws promoting "scientific creationism," and, most recently, "intelligent design." The battle to keep religiously based explanations of the history...
DNA conclusive yet still controversial, Carnegie Mellon professor says
... evidence. Nonetheless, the use of DNA evidence in appeals
has been impeded by political considerations and legal uncertainties, according to Roeder. "After all other legal avenues have been tried, the hope of any innocent person is that biological evidence from their cases still exists and can be subjected ...