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

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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