In many societies, rape was defined as a crime against property—if it was defined as a crime at all.
A letter from federal officials to school districts across America is going out Friday.
"It may be a pretty valuable tool to have on the female students if they go to the bathroom, not knowing who may come in."
Governor Pat McCrory thinks the Obama administration is trying to bypass Congress and rewrite the law.
China's Ministry of Culture has put a ban on eating bananas on camera erotically, because apparently this is a thing.
The city of Selma passed a law in 2013 requiring horse owners to diaper their horses in order to cut down on the amount of poop in the streets, but almost no one is following it.
A man was arrested for ordering a child sex doll through the mail, but a growing number of experts think child pornography laws are too harsh.
We asked Robert Menard, a leader of the Freemen movement in Canada, if the Oregon militiamen are terrorists.
In Iran, getting together with your friends for a night of dancing and drinking is against the law—but that doesn't mean that young people don't do it.
Moms Demand Action was launched the day after 20 first-graders and six adults were gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary School and is now a central grassroots force in lobbying for universal background checks on all gun sales.
Lawmakers decided to step in after a guy got caught ejaculating into his co-worker's coffee cup last year.
The leader of the National Police Chiefs Council said that small grow operations are likely to be merely "recorded" rather than investigated.
The House of Commons will have a debate to consider freeing the weed in September.
The Festival State has some of the most outdated sex worker laws in the country.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