law

Australia Today

Singapore Is Threatening to Ban LGBTIQ Citizens From Adopting Children

The government is considering changing its laws after a gay father won the right to adopt his biological son last year.
Gavin Butler
1.15.19
immigration

Inside the Trauma-Filled Camp of Migrants Waiting at the US Border

The caravan has become an encampment of hundreds of people who are trapped between countries in Tijuana and facing dangerous conditions.
Meredith Hoffman
12.28.18
Australia Today

Looks Like Australian Police are Getting Access to Your Messages

The government's controversial encryption laws are set to pass by the end of the week.
Gavin Butler
12.5.18
witchcraft

Meet The People Trying to Keep Assam's ‘Witches’ Alive

Hunting the witch-hunters can be a deadly affair.
Zeyad Masroor Khan
12.4.18
Australia Today

Recreational Cannabis Could Soon Be Legal in the ACT

A bill proposing that adults be allowed to keep up to 50 grams of weed for personal use has received overwhelming support from state government members.
Gavin Butler
11.27.18
Drugs

Here Comes the Legal Case for Medicinal Psychedelics

BC therapist Bruce Tobin is striving to give end-of-life cancer patients magic mushrooms in a clinical setting.
Sarah Berman
10.18.18
tv

The Best Episodes From All 20 Years of ‘Law & Order: SVU’

I’ve watched all 438 episodes of the infamous sex crime show. Here’s what I learned.
Amil Niazi
10.18.18
Australia Today

Queensland Just Legalised Abortion, So What About the Rest of Australia?

People in Queensland will now be able to access abortion up to 22 weeks into the pregnancy. Other states have different rules.
Gavin Butler
10.18.18
Australia Today

Farouk from The Castle Is Now a Magistrate

Turns out Darryl Kerrigan's neighbour has been a barrister for 30 years.
Gavin Butler
10.11.18
Reddit

Inside the Reddit Forum Where Panicked People Ask Strangers for Legal Help

The LegalAdvice subreddit may not be the worst place to turn when you're in a crisis.
Nicole Clark
8.14.18
Know Your Rights

What You Need To Know About Your Rights at a Protest

Spoiler alert: technically, there is no "right to protest" in Australia.
Kamna Muddagouni
8.14.18
crime

The Best Way to Steal a Shark Is by Pretending It's a Baby, Apparently

Video footage shows a trio of thieves waltzing into a Texas aquarium, swaddling the shark, and wheeling it out like a baby in a stroller.
Drew Schwartz
7.31.18
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