law

porn

'Girls Do Porn' Goes to Trial Over Allegations Women Were Tricked Into Videos

Twenty-two women are suing the adult film company for fraud, coercion, and misrepresentation.
Samantha Cole
6.28.19
Power

The Kim Kardashian Deepfake Shows Copyright Claims Are Not the Answer

The deepfake of Kim Kardashian was taken down by Condé Nast, but it's an example of how copyright laws are a poor replacement for real moderation.
Samantha Cole
6.19.19
abortion

Giving Fetuses Legal Rights Could Be a Nightmare for Women, Advocates Say

"This is a statute that arguably makes every criminal law applicable to the pregnant women."
Carter Sherman
5.22.19
terrorism

Why It’s So Hard to Charge White Nationalists with Terrorism

A judge agreed to release a white nationalist Coast Guard lieutenant last week after prosecutors couldn’t charge him with a more serious crime.
Tess Owen
5.3.19
abortion

Performing abortions in Alabama could soon be punishable by up to 99 years in prison

The Alabama House is voting on a bill that would make almost all abortions illegal.
Carter Sherman
5.1.19
Culture

How it Feels to Find Your Face Photoshopped Onto Internet Porn

We spoke to Noelle Martin about the day everything changed, and how she rallied for new legislation so others wouldn't face the same ordeal.
Ruby Harris
4.18.19
Hate Island

A Prison Guard Debunks Tommy Robinson's ‘Muslim Gang’ Claims

Robinson (real name Stephen Yaxley-Lennon) faces a new contempt of court charge hearing – a guard fact-checks his fear of 'Muslim gangs.'
Nick Chester
4.16.19
generation rent

We Spoke to the Legends Who Took Their Landlord to Court and Won

Ben Leonard, who recently won a court case against his landlord, told us how he and his housemates fought the system.
Lauren O'Neill
4.2.19
Views My Own

Trump Never Had Anything to Fear from an Insider Like Robert Mueller

We have effectively written white-collar crime and public corruption out of the US code.
David Dayen
3.27.19
White Nationalism

How an allegedly violent white nationalist spent decades in the U.S. military undetected

A Coast Guard officer was allegedly planning a massive terror attack, raising new questions about extremism in the military.
Tess Owen
2.25.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast

Government Workers Are Still Waiting on Payouts from the 2013 Shutdown

As federal employees sue for damages from the longest government shutdown in history, the victims of the last shutdown are still waiting to get paid.
VICE Staff
2.7.19
labor

Government Workers Are Still Trying to Get Paid for the 2013 Shutdown

As federal employees sue to get damages from the longest government shutdown in history, the victims of the last shutdown are waiting on their own payout.
Will Greenberg
2.1.19
0124