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-MIT - Understanding law in everyday life

Feb 14, 2020 - ENP Newswire

MIT - Understanding law in everyday life.

Toward the end of her Killian Lecture at MIT on Tuesday afternoon, Susan Silbey showed the audience a photo of a lawn chair on a city street, being used to save a parking spot during a snowstorm.

That's a familiar image to Boston-area residents. But in this case, the picture had a particular symbolism. Silbey's scholarship has helped establish a groundbreaking framework for thinking about the interaction of legal codes and civic attitu...