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 did Gabel's movement emphasize that rights are?

2. What was Williams' godmother's name?

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

4. What happened to be white woman Williams read about in the paper?

5. How old was Tawana Brawley in 1987?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. What did Williams realize about the bargaining situation?

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

4. What example illustrated that Williams believed the world had gone crazy?

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

6. What happened when Williams entered an apartment building according to Part III, Chapter 7?

7. What does Williams think should happen to laws?

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

9. What does the Critical Legal Studies movement emphasize?

10. What did Williams believe about Judge Maxine Thomas?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

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 2

Discuss Williams' rejection of the Supreme Court and examine how they gutted the Civil Rights Act. Determine whether or not you agree with Williams' conclusions.

Essay Topic 3

Examine of a Jewish student and discuss why it fits Williams' definition of a "privatized" remedy. Discuss the ramification of a "privatized" remedy.

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