The Alchemy of Race and Rights Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

Patricia J. Williams
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part I, Excluding Voices, a Necklace of Thoughts on the Ideology of Style, Chapter 2, Gilded Lilies and Liberal Guilt.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Williams argue had a price under capitalism?
(a) Free speech.
(b) People's lives.
(c) Justice.
(d) Elections.

2. What does Williams say traditional jurisprudence looked for?
(a) Uncompromising point of reference.
(b) The maximum sentence.
(c) Particulars to a specific case.
(d) A relative reference.

3. What type of law did Williams teach?
(a) Commercial law.
(b) Injury law.
(c) Criminal law.
(d) Family law.

4. What does Williams argue capitalism did to everything?
(a) Commodified it.
(b) Made is cheat.
(c) Exported it to China.
(d) Spoiled it.

5. What common conception does Williams target in her book?
(a) Law is useless.
(b) Laws are written by lawyers.
(c) Law is favorable to rich people.
(d) Law is objective.

Short Answer Questions

1. Whose plight did Williams sympathize with?

2. How does Williams feel about being a lawyer in Part I, Chapter 1?

3. What does Williams argue really happened when the slaves were "freed"?

4. What did the memo Williams received accuse her of doing?

5. What does Williams say penetrated even the highest levels of culture?

(see the answer key)

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