law

Chapo: Kingpin on Trial

El Chapo's Lawyers Say They'll Ask for a New Trial due to Juror Misconduct

Citing an exclusive VICE News interview with an anonymous juror, the Sinaloa cartel leader's attorneys say they'll call for the conviction to be overturned.
Keegan Hamilton
2.26.19
Chapo: Kingpin on Trial

Inside El Chapo’s Jury: a Juror Speaks for First Time About Convicting the Kingpin

An anonymous juror describes broken rules, fear, and behind-the-scenes drama at the Sinaloa cartel leader’s trial.
Keegan Hamilton
2.20.19
Chapo: Kingpin on Trial

A key witness against Chapo believes in aliens, the Illuminati, and witchcraft

Alex Cifuentes claimed the drug lord paid the former Mexican president $100 million, but the jury only heard half his story.
Keegan Hamilton
2.13.19
crime

The 10 wildest moments and stories from El Chapo’s trial

A poisoned arepa, a naked escape, and 20 tons of sunken cocaine: the trial's greatest hits.
Keegan Hamilton
1.29.19
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
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