Professor Cynthia Freeland
Unit III Outline: Feminist Legal Theory
All readings from Patricia Williams, The Alchemy of Race and Rights: Diary of a Law Professor.
Legal Writing: Style and Truth
*Reflection Paper Due: Attempt a piece of writing in Williams╣ style, relating perhaps to a subject she discusses, or a legal subject you find interesting. Be prepared in class to discuss the nature and relevance of style in this kind of context.
Contracts: Her grandmother╣s sale, Baby M
Racism and Rights; the Law; Conclusions
Take-Home Distributed on Units II and III
*Reflection Paper Due: Discuss one legal concept that Williams addresses in these chapters, perhaps rights, equality, harm, affirmative action, or contracts; and show how she uses a key example to offer her point of view on this topic. Also, try to sum up just what her point of view really is on this topic.
Exams turned in after class will be marked down.