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

Patricia J. Williams
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part IV, The Incorruptible Simplicity of Being: A String of Crystalline Parables.

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Why does Williams say we should avoid neutrality?
(a) It is not neutral.
(b) African-Americans need to be favorites.
(c) Minorities need to be favorites.
(d) It embedded psychic taboos.

3. What does Williams say was important for black students to do?
(a) Vote and attend college.
(b) Seek political offices.
(c) Not commit crimes.
(d) Demand to be treated equally.

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

5. Who did Williams write an article for about her being prevented from entering the store?
(a) A church bulletin.
(b) An African-American journal.
(c) A consumer rights magazine.
(d) A Law Review.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Williams believe that parts of the social contract in the United States involved?

2. What does Williams say small businesses used to rationalize the changes in the mid 80's?

3. What did the Tawana Brawley case come to represent according to Williams?

4. What does Williams want to show about legal language?

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

(see the answer key)

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