The Alchemy of Race and Rights Test | Mid-Book Test - Hard

Patricia J. Williams
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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Williams' students often do when she exposed her ideas to them?

2. What year was the student that came to Williams at the start of Part II, Chapter 5?

3. What does Williams say the liberal understand freedom as?

4. What does Williams say about black communities?

5. Whose plight did Williams sympathize with?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Williams think African Americans are seen?

2. What happened in the second version of Williams' piece?

3. What happened when African American men were walking through a white neighborhood in New York in the 1980's?

4. What does Williams believe about the social contract in the United States in Part I, Chapter 2?

5. What does Williams note pervades the United States in Part 1, Chapter 1?

6. What three features does American jurisprudence have according to Williams?

7. Why was a first year law student upset with the dean in Part II, Chapter 5?

8. What does Williams believe is the real concept to consider?

9. What do the student evaluations say of Williams?

10. What caused Williams' interest in property law?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Examine the impact that the student evaluations had on Williams and discuss why she chose to include this in a discussion about race and rights.

Essay Topic 2

Define and discuss affirmative action and examine how it expresses values.

Essay Topic 3

Examine Williams' experience with the law review and determine whether the law review had the right to edit the piece. Discuss the ramifications of the law review's decision.

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