Understanding law in everyday life

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Important GRE Words in this article:

Auspicious Save


Meaning: favorable


Exact Save


Meaning: to demand, call for, require or take


Cynicism Save


Meaning: an attitude or quality of belief that all people are motivated by selfishness


Arbitrary Save


Meaning: subject to chance or individual whim


Disinterested Save


Meaning: uninvolved


Extend Save


Meaning: to lengthen or stretch out


Capricious Save


Meaning: inclined to change one’s mind impulsively


Disinterest Save


Meaning: tolerance attributable to a lack of involvement


Synonyms:
impartiality, neutrality, objectivity, detachment, disinterestedness,


Susan Silbey, a pioneer in studying popular attitudes toward the legal system, discussed her research while giving MIT’s annual Killian Lecture.

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