LAWYER

Ask A Lawyer

We Asked a Lawyer About Ciara's Defamation Lawsuit Against Future

Will Future survive? Why $15 million? What does defamation even mean?
Slava Pastuk
2.17.16
Stuff

We Spoke to the Lawyer Advising Australians Who Want to Illegally Fight IS

Fighting in Syria and Iraq is illegal regardless of which side you're on. Adelaide lawyer and war veteran Ralph Bleechmore offers advice to those trying to get around this.
Edward Richards
9.23.15
Stuff

Hells Angels, Black Panthers, and Psychedelics: Criminal Defense Lawyer Tony Serra Is the Hippie Atticus Finch

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.
Jocelyn Silver
7.12.15
LOVE INDUSTRIES

Heartbreak Hustle

In the latest episode of 'Love Industries', we investigate America's booming divorce business and the strange, new-age rituals people are coming up with to end their relationships.
Adri Murguia
5.26.15
News

The Lawyer Who Wants to Put Climate Change Warnings on Gas Pumps

Rob Shirkey thinks that gas pumps should tell drivers that they're harming the planet in the same way that cigarette packs tell smokers they're giving themselves cancer.
Hilary Beaumont
5.19.15
Stuff

To Form a More Perfect Universe: An Interview with Space Lawyer Joanne Gabrynowicz

"Our issues involving space are seen through the lens of geopolitics on the Earth. Our problems originate on Earth, not in space."
VICE Staff
3.29.15
Stuff

An Interview with the Lawyer Representing bin Laden's Son-in-Law

Stanley Cohen has already acted for Hamas, Hezbollah, al-Shabaab and Anonymous.
Richard Potter
6.13.13
devil's advocate

In Defence of Abu Qatada

Is David Cameron's biggest pain in the ass actually a secret MI5 associate?
Giovanni Di Stefano
11.20.12
NSFW

Want to Watch DVDs of People Fisting Each Other?

Don't worry about the police - this guy's got your back.
Joshua Haddow
1.11.12
The Embargo Issue

Victims Of Pain And Blind Justice

In 1997, William Anderson stole a dollar in loose change from a parked car. He was arrested and sentenced under California's voter-approved "three strikes and you're out" law.
Adam Patterson
6.2.10
The Iraq Issue 2007

Saddam H. Christ

Dr. Najeeb Al-Nuaimi was a lead lawyer on Saddam Hussein's final legal defense team. Al-Nuaimi first came to prominence defending Guantánamo Bay inmates, and recently this renowned human rights activist of the Arab world sat down to talk to us.
Tanya Habjouqa
3.1.07