Scopes Monkey Trial


Scopes Trial was a famous American legal case in 1925. John Scopes was accused of violating Tennessee's Butler Act. Scopes was found guilty and fined $100.

Tennessee v. Scopes

CourtCriminal Court of Tennessee

Full case nameThe State of Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes

DecidedJuly 21, 1925


Case history

Subsequent action(s)Scopes v. State (1926)

Court membership

Judge(s) sittingJohn T. Raulston

Sources: Wikipedia