A Passion for Justice: An Encounter with Clarence Darrow
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On February 11–for one night only–the Judge Karen J. Williams Courtroom at the UofSC School of Law will transform into a theatre to tell the story of one of the most revered American trial lawyers known for his courtroom theatrics–Clarence Darrow.
In the one-man traveling production, A Passion for Justice: An Encounter with Clarence Darrow, professional actor Paul Morella portrays the legendary defense attorney’s most emotional and explosive summations, his pleas for mercy, and the showdown with William Jennings Bryan on the teaching of evolution from Darrow’s most famous case, the 1925 Scopes “Monkey” Trial (TheState of Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes).
The play was crafted primarily from Darrow’s own words, allowing audiencesView more
Free Admission, but tickets must be reserved to guarantee a seat.
1525 Senate Street, Columbia, SC 29208