law

6.30.16

You're No Longer Allowed to Bet on Taylor Swift's Relationships in China

A sad day for the professional sport of gambling.

11.15.15

What It's Like Drawing Mobsters and Celebrity Defendants as a Courtroom Artist

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.

10.4.15

Meet the Lawyer Who Defends Brooklyn's Underground Arts Scene

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.

9.13.15

What Should Be Done with the Remains of Miscarried Fetuses?

It's time for America to consider legislation that would give grieving patients options after miscarriages.

9.10.15

A Houston Woman Just Became the First Person Convicted Under an Anti-Animal Crush Porn Law

A 24-year-old pleaded guilty of charges relating to videos where she wore a mask and horrifically abused dogs and cats.

9.6.15

Why Would A Teenage Girl Encourage Her Boyfriend to Kill Himself?

Would you have to be a psychopath to tell someone else to take their own life?

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8.24.15

Should We Stop Using the Phrase 'Assisted Suicide'?

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.

8.14.15

The Connecticut Supreme Court Just Shut Down the State's Death Row

Now the state's 11 prisoners facing lethal injection will serve life sentences instead.

8.14.15

What It's Like to Be a Lawyer Who Hates Lawyers

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.

8.13.15

Hanging Out with America's Elite, Underappreciated Court Reporters

Stenography is a potentially lucrative, female-dominated profession that appears to be disappearing – and no one seems to care.

8.13.15

Australia Took Another Step Away from Legalising Gay Marriage

Two-thirds of Australia's coalition government voted to deny their colleagues a conscience vote on gay marriage.

8.10.15

Ban Sex Work? Fuck Off, White Feminism

Banning sex work won't help sex workers – take it from an old pro.

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