Exxon Valdez Oil Disaster
Source: Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein, LLP
Information about the Exxon Valdez oil spill of 1989, compiled by Lieff Cabraser Heimann and Bernstein, a law firm that represented plaintiffs in litigation against Exxon, Alyeska and other defendants. ncludes a brief summary of the litigation, an opinion article written in 1996 by William B. Hirsch, a glossary of terms, and a list of thought questions. Hirsch's article describes the litigation from the perspective of the plaintiffs in the case. It includes information on the claims and defenses raised in the case, discovery, court rulings, judgments, verdicts, punitive damages awards, appeals, and settlements reached.
Source: Information Please
Summary of the 1925 Scopes trial, in which a biology teacher was convicted of violating the Tennessee anti-evolution act by teaching Darwin's theory of evolution in his biology class. Describes the theories of defense, including separation of church and state, argued by Scopes' attorneys, including Clarence Darrow.