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1

What event does Malala Yousafzai describe that reveals her parents' differing religious views?

An earthquake

2

Pamuk's work that we read was set in the country of....

Turkey

3

Who wrote the book "Reading Lolita in Tehran"

Firoozeh Dumas

4

The selections from "I am Malala" are set in which country?

Pakistan

5

According to "Reading Lolita in Tehran" women in Iran experienced less freedom after...

The "Islamic Revolution" of 1979

6

In his chapter on "Religion" from Istanbul, Orhan Pamuk describes his view of God when he was a child as....

A woman in white scarves

7

Based on Woodhead's presentation in chapter 2 what is the best statement regarding Christian artistic depictions of Jesus?

There are many ways of depicting Jesus

8

Which famous Christian thinker is closely associated with traditional Christian teaching about sin and its origins with Adam and Eve?

St. Augustine

9

According to Woodhead the Renaissance period in the West is associated with...

Depictions of Jesus that are more human

10

In chapter 2 Woodhead discusses how early Christian leaders developed ______ for the purpose of maintaining or building unity in the churc

Creeds

11

Woodhead argues in chapter 2 that the Holy Spirit's _____ can cause severe trouble for church authorities

Uncontrollability

12

In chapter 2 Woodhead argues that early Christians were able to connect Jesus with the history of God's work in the thinking of him as a "new ____"

Adam

13

The Precipitating event for the "Law of Vagrancy" was...

The bubonic plague

14

During the plague half of Europe's...

Population was wiped out along with its labor force

15

Under this new law...

People were not allowed to move from one place to another

16

Why was the law of vagrancy passed?

To protect rich land owners

17

When was the law of vagrancy passes?

1349

18

The new law made what a crime?

To beg as well as move from place to place to find a better job

19

T/F
The law of vagrancy was designed for the purpose to force laborers to accept employment at low wages in order to insure the land owner an adequate supply of labor at a price he could afford to pay

True

20

Crimes of survival include

1.) Illegal to sleep, sit or store belongings in public place
2.) "loitering"
3.) Panhandling
4.) Camping without a permit
5.) Criminal trespass
6.) Dine n' Dash
7.) Lodging outdoors
8.) Illegal sharing of food with more than 25 people
9.)Indecent exposure

21

What are some of the crimes that the homeless are arrested for?

1.) Spitting
2.) Having/abandoning shopping carts away from owners' premises
3.) Failure to disperse
4.) Maintaining junk or storage of property
5.) Street performer
6.)Prohibition to enter vacant building
7.) Rummaging/scavenging
8.) Creating odor

22

What city is the meanest towards the homeless?

Sarasota Florida

23

"Homes not Handcuffs"

National coalition for the homeless

24

What four Texas cities are in the top 20 meanest cities towards the homeless?

Dallas, Houston, Austin, and San Antonio

25

- Living in a vehicle
- Walking on the highway
- Bringing paupers/insane persons into the city
- Washing cars/windshields
- Demolition of vacant property habitually inhabited by "vagrants"
-Sweeps of city areas where homeless persons are living to drive the out of that area

Are all ways...

That people confront the homeless/criminalize them

26

The American Bar Association Journal/ Chicago Tribune in 2013 covered a homeless case where

An elderly man who picked dandelions for food got a $75 ticket

27

Three men were arrested in 2010 for feeding homeless people on a Sunday in a public park without a permit (along with inciting a riot and resisting arrest when they challenged the officer) won a total of $125,000 when the city settled their civil rights lawsuit

Albuquerque, New Mexico

28

What are three factors that led to workers compensation

1.) Industrial revolution
2.) "Contingency free legal rep"
3.) Labor unrest

29

By 1900 more than ________ workers were dying each year from workplace injuries

35,000

30

Another 2 million workers were suffering from..

Disabling injuries

31

What happened with the uncompensated workers?

They revolted

32

Workers compensation eventually encompassed what 2 things?

1,) Automatic compensation
2.) Without proving "negligence"
3,) Without litigation

33

Family law changes resulted in the legal recognition of what 3 things?

1.) Common law marriage aka "informal marriage"
2.) Adoption of children
3.) Divorce

34

5 main public policy issues

1.) Freedom from government instrusion on private behavior
2.) Establish clear lines of property ownership
3.) "money, land and inheritance"
4.) Protected wives and children of deceased
5.) Protected "reputations" of lives and parentage of chilren

35

3 Elements of the CLM in Texas

1.) Mutual agreement to be married
2.) A "public holding out" as a married couple
3.) Cohabitation

36

Historically what were the grounds for someone must prove to obtain a legal divorce?

1.) Adultery
2.) Desertion
3.) Cruelty

37

What was the legal issue surrounding the matter of adoption?

Orphans abounded and had no legal right to inherit from non-birth adults who raised them thus resulting in the adoption law for children's legal status to inherit from steps

38

7 recent family law developments

1.) Reproductive technology
2.) Increase in cohabitation
3.) Same-sex partnerships
4.) Non-traditional custody issues
5.) Palimony
6.) Prenuptial agreements
7.) Egg donors, sperm donors, surrogacy

39

Legal, biological, psychological and de facto "parents"?

Mintz v. Zoernig

40

Mintz v. Zoernig dealt with

Whether or not the donors had any rights or obligations regardless or with an agreement beforehand

41

To achieve social change...

A social movement activists employ a variety of strategies and tactic to shift power

42

5 examples of strategies used by social movements

1.) Marches
2.) Rallies
3.) Civil disobedience
4.) Boycotts
5.) Legal mobilization

43

Social movement litigation

Filing lawsuits to force the government/social institution to change or end a practice or policy

44

4 examples of social movement lititgation

1.) School desegregation
2.) Environmental regulation
3.) Equal employment opportunity laws
4.) Animal rights

45

Texas Dept. of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project

April 4th, 2016 and deals with the "Fair Housing Act" violations when HUD housing denied to those who have been convicted of any crime

46

Limits of SML

1.) $$$ Resource disparity
2.) Judge often unsympathetic and even hostile
3.) Lack of "Standing"
4.) Jurisdiction not all issues are "justifiable" (Vietnam war)
5.) Hallow victory, reformists lack effect power

47

Indirect benefits of SML (5)

1.) Hope
2.) Galvanization
3.) Empowerment
4.) Increased rights consciousness
5.) Negative publicity brought to offenders

48

Roe v. Wade

Backlash on the unintended negative consequences of SML

49

Alabama Gov. George Wallace and desegregation galvanized white southern resistance for more than a decade

Roe v. Wade

50

SLAPP suits

Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation

51

Examples of SLAPP suits

1.) Libel and Slander Suits
2.) Real Estate Developers v. Environmental groups
3.) Arrest and prosecution of activists

52

Texas Cattlemen v. Oprah Winfrey

Deadly mad cow disease was spreading in the world and Oprah said she'd never eat another burger and was sued in Amarillo where the jurors rejected the plaintiffs case

53

How long did the Texas Cattlemen v. Oprah trial take?

6 weeks

54

Texas outlaws criticism on what 3 food items?

1.) Beef
2.) Citrus
3.) Corn

55

FBI/CIA/DEA

1.) Surveillance of protest groups
2.) Infiltration
3.) Wiretapping

56

FBI counterintelligence program which "monitored" tens of thousands of US citizens who were exercising their first commandment rights

Cointelpro: 1940-1970

57

Who did the US spy on in the 1980s?

About 24,000 North Americans who were critical of US policy in Central America

58

In the 1990s the FBI spied on...

Gay rights groups

59

After 9/11...

Spying on everybody, wiretapping without judicial warrants and cellphone monitoring as well as library lists