The Alchemy of Race and Rights Test | Final 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 does Williams say the world hates?

2. Why does Williams say she did not have the same relationship to law than Gabel who was a white male?

3. Who did the black community fiercely criticize?

4. What did Williams and her sister's story make them wonder about?

5. What did Williams realize during her discussion with Gabel about trust?

Short Essay Questions

1. What did some of the other faculty tell Williams when she complained about racism in Part III, Chapter 9?

2. What did Williams relate to her own sense of personal power?

3. What did Williams believe about Judge Maxine Thomas?

4. What hypothetical situation regarding insemination did Williams raise and why?

5. What story does Williams share of being detained?

6. What did Williams complain about a fashion show and what did her friend insist in Part IV, Chapter 11?

7. What does Williams think should happen to laws?

8. What does the Critical Legal Studies movement emphasize?

9. What analogy does Williams use to describe sterilization?

10. What did Williams think Tawana's case illustrated?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Examine the Critical Legal Studies movement, as well as its impact on the law in regards to race and rights.

Essay Topic 2

Discuss the story of Eleanor Bumpurs and determine whether it was a simple oversight or if there was an issue of race and rights.

Essay Topic 3

Discuss the case of the pregnant woman and examine Williams' fantasy of gorilla insemination. Determine how this would complicate the idea of choice and whether it was a relevant hypothetical suggestion in regards to race and rights.

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