Choose ONE of the two essay questions below to answer. Your answer will be graded for: demonstration of having read materials and attended lectures; accuracy of understanding key concepts cases and arguments presented in the readings; thoughtfulness of engagement with readings and lectures; and thoroughness of the answer in addressing each portion of the essay prompt. You must provide four different types of references that support the various explanations and arguments you make in your essay which include: lectures readings in-class writeups and classmates with whom you have discussed this exam answer. You will not be able to receive full credit for this part of the exam if you do not provide these four types of references in your answer. Your essay should be no more than 3 double-spaced pages.
1. Please discuss the difference between claiming racial discrimination using the 14th Amendment versus Title VII. Why does our law have these two different approaches to addressing inequality? Please provide at three examples of racial discrimination that illuminate the limitations of both these approaches. Finally what ideas do you have that might address these limitations?
2. In Weeks 3 and 4 we explored five frameworks that help us to analyze inequality in law. Please pick two of these frameworks and explain them. Then pick a contemporary form of social inequality you care about or are interested in and use these two frameworks to explain how the law addresses this specific issue. Finally what remedies and rules of evidence have we explored in class that would be helpful for you to imagine making a claim of inequality with respect to this issue?
Please quote the provided sources and cases
The framework in question #2 will be on 1.pdf page 62