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.
Now the state's 11 prisoners facing lethal injection will serve life sentences instead.
Two-thirds of Australia's coalition government voted to deny their colleagues a conscience vote on gay marriage.
Stenography is a potentially lucrative, female-dominated profession that appears to be disappearing—and no one seems to care.
The weird order may have been illegal, but the couple took the deal anyway.
Andrew Martin, from Coventry, told authorities that his sons—who would have been younger than six years old at the time—downloaded the images from the internet.
And a lawyer seems to think the mom is trying to get rich off her baby.
We called up an expert on celebrity trials, sex offenses, and defamation at the University of Southern California for his take on the formerly beloved comedian's legal woes and how they might play out.
The location of his alleged shooting spree—a church—could land the South Carolina native on death row.
A police chief in Durham has effectively given weed smokers the go-ahead to grow plants for their own use.
Recreational marijuana legalization could grant California's small-time pot growers their long-awaited day in the sun, provided they don't get pushed aside by the arrival of big money players with political clout.
Budapest's 20th Pride Parade will take place today, and LGBT activists are out to make a statement.
Serra, who took a (probably LSD-inspired) vow of poverty and has been jailed twice for refusing to pay taxes, has been a go-to lawyer for what he calls "anti-government entities" since the 1960s.
A look back at some historical court cases involving people cursing at cops.
Gay marriage is legal and has to be recognized everywhere in the US. Like, right now.
Locking a pet in a hot car seems like Cruella de Vil shit, but apparently hundreds of dogs, cats, and other pets die from overheating in cars each year.
The Coalition has been accused of paying people smugglers to return asylum seekers to Indonesia.
"It certainly looks to be paternalistic," said an Australian law professor.
Unlike most of the country, South Australia has enjoyed decriminalisation since 1987. We hung out with some growers to see what that means for them.
In Queensland and South Australia, if you're a guy who believes you're being hit on by another guy, you can kill that guy and not face a murder charge.
Despite the country's generally repressive censorship laws, there's a growing subculture of women who make edgy, feminist, and boundary-pushing pornography.