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 was the profession of the owner of Williams great-great-grandmother according to Part IV, Chapter 12?

2. What Judge does Williams say was given a lot of attention?

3. How does Williams describe as abstract law?

4. How old was the young African-American girl Williams talks about in Part IV, Chapter 12?

5. When did Williams relate what disturbed her to her sister?

Short Essay Questions

1. What did Williams realize about the bargaining situation?

2. What does the Critical Legal Studies movement emphasize?

3. What did Williams believe about Judge Maxine Thomas?

4. What did Williams have in her blood and why was it secret in Part IV, Chapter 12?

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

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

7. What did many members of the African American community think about Brawley?

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

9. What did Williams believe about New Orleans?

10. What does Williams think should happen to laws?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

Discuss the three principles of autonomy, community, and order to determine whether or not Williams is effective in showing how they interact, conflict, and interlock.

Essay Topic 2

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.

Essay Topic 3

Discuss the segregationist instinct and why Williams thinks two attitudes are involved in this instinct.

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