The Festival State has some of the most outdated sex worker laws in the country. We examine why they're so averse to change.
A court ruled the FBI can't cut the internet to enter your home, so we spoke to a licensed P.I. to find out what's allowed—and what isn't.
Laws for governing the treatment of dead bodies are murky at best and contradictory at worst, since it's more of an ethical question whether corpses should be treated like people or property.
Like all good things it's going to take cloning, mutation, and a bit of random luck.
As New York state considers releasing sex offenders previously held in civil commitment, forensic psychiatrist Dr. Michael Welner's research on the Depravity Standard asks the public to consider how to judge the worst crimes people can commit.
Last year Murrumu Walubara Yidindji renounced his citizenship and reverted to the tribal law of his people, the Yidindji.
An estimated 1 million prostitutes work in the United States, and all but a very few do so illegally.
Florida being Florida, the weddings featured matching white dress suits, Sea World Discovery Cove proposal stories, and conservative protesters.
The laser, which sadly lacks any colored light or pew-pew sound effects, just silently swivels on its turret until it locks onto the engine of an enemy vehicle. Then, suddenly, the engine combusts.
Kevin Bloom, a member of the Free State Project, has led a push to loosen New Hampshire's brewery laws. Now, he's about to open a conspiracy-themed bar of his own.
With the new legalization of marijuana in Oregon, Alaska, Colorado, and Washington, the show Weeds no longer seems like outlandish fiction. We tracked down a real-life Nancy Botwin—Dr. Dina, medical weed consultant to stars like Snoop Dogg and 2…
Businesses are still hurting, and possible tax hikes on alcohol to plug Egypt's strained public finances might mean more pain, but this country's alcohol industry has been here before.
In the shadow of our most recent military venture into Iraq, Australia is currently debating a raft of new anti-terror laws.
We traveled to Guantánamo Bay and spoke to a former detainee and guard to find out what life's like at Gitmo.
The law in Egypt refers to a rapist as, "whosoever has sexual intercourse with a female without her consent," but it doesn't cover penetration short of full sex or with things that aren't body parts.
Spicy bat soup is a delicacy in Guinea, but bats carry the Ebola virus that is ravaging the country, so this week, the country decided to ban bat meat.
I have my reasons for wanting weed to be legal, but like many recreational smokers, I have definitely simplified them in my mind based on a personal preference. Yes, it would be awesome not to be hassled for smoking, but is that it? There's got to be more…
This week, California arrested a pervert who runs a revenge porn site, a rich kid killed four people and walked away with probation, and a judge sentenced a French businessman to four years in prison for selling defective breast implants.
The failure of the gun control bill isn't an example of cowardice on the part of senators who didn't vote for it, or some fatal flaw on behalf of its sponsors. It's just another case of the Senate being cripplingly, pathetically gridlocked and unable to d…
Obviously, cockfighting is a barbaric blood sport. But is it that big of a problem compared to, say, chicken factory farms? Do we really want to send people to jail for it? And when did America start giving a shit about chickens?
Weeks before the almost unfathomable mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut, VICE editor-in-chief Rocco Castoro visited Florida to dive headfirst into its byzantine firearms laws and discover why his home state was the first in the…
Antonin Scalia told Princeton students that bans on murder were equivalent to bans on homosexuality and that laws that prohibited "immoral" activity were fine. So what other sex acts would he be OK with us banning? Would Scalia like to make it illegal to
Chief Justice Roberts's deciding vote is a guarantee that American politics will jam itself deeper into the sausage grinder of mutual hate and masturbatory anger.