After a series of high-profile sexual abuse cases, Indonesia is on the verge of mandating chemical castration. We asked people around Jakarta for their thoughts.
A trial in Massachusetts hinges on whether a teenager was insane when he allegedly raped and murdered his teacher. But what does being "insane" mean, legally?
Christine Cornell has drawn the Boston Marathon bomber, John Lennon's killer, famed mobster John Gotti, and a host of other figures at the centers of high-profile trials.
"For someone my age, climate change is a reality. It's a reality that's already having an impact on my life."
Another dead asylum seeker under our watch. More thought-terminating clichés from the Australian Government.
The South Dakota tribe planned to open a marijuana resort, but then freaked out about the possibility of a federal raid and burned all of the marijuana.
"We married in the winter, and our relationship began falling apart in the spring."
With budget cuts looming, we investigate the human cost of Australia's social service funding black hole.
In the wake of a report that an Alabama judge gave offenders the chance to donate blood in lieu of fines or jail time, experts say that the batshit-sounding practice might actually be legal.
A primer on the kind of trouble you'll find yourself in if you're busted for drug possession in the UK.
If passed, the laws will lower the age that control orders can be applied and extend the period police can hold a terror suspect without charge.
Everything you need to know about metadata retention and how you're affected.
The scandal briefly gripped Brazil two years ago, uniting two of the country's most serious injustices: unequal access to healthcare and legal help. But hundreds of families are still waiting for answers.
From Teklife to a digital arts collective, Anibal Luque has made a career out of helping DIY artists and alternative entrepreneurs navigate the often-complicated legal snags that come with starting a business.
Stewart Parnell of Peanut Corporation of America was sentenced to 28 years.
This year's Reclaim the Streets rally attracted its biggest turnout yet.
It's time for America to consider legislation that would give grieving patients options after miscarriages.
A 24-year-old pleaded guilty of charges relating to videos where she wore a mask and horrifically abused dogs and cats.
Would you have to be a psychopath to tell someone else to take their own life?
Last week's raid of the gay escort site led to accusations that the authorities were motivated by homophobia or simply wasting resources.
In July, Tony Abbott banned imports of a shotgun that can fire eight shots in eight seconds. He's since backflipped on that ban. We look at why.
Ramzi Kassem, who has represented 14 Guantánamo inmates in federal court, explains why moving the notorious prison to the continental United States won't make the abuses of power go away.
Terms like "aid in dying" paint a better picture of end-of-life decisions, and could give people with terminal illnesses a way to work around laws.
Climbing the ladder at a major firm can lead to substance abuse, depression, and suicidal thoughts—or at least, that's where it led me.