Legal Battles

11.24.16

The Quebec lawyer who is a thorn in the government's side

This week, Grey has fought on behalf of one Muslim woman's right to wear the hijab in the courtroom

8.2.16

Kesha Drops California Sexual Assault Lawsuit Against Dr. Luke

The singer continues to pursue a similar case in New York, and delivered 28 new tracks to Dr. Luke's label in hopes of releasing an album.

4.26.16

Prince Apparently Didn't Leave a Will, According to His Sister

This should be a fun legal battle.

1.13.15

30,000 Ecuadorians Want Canada to take $10 Billion from Chevron to Clean Up the Amazon

A 20-year fight to make one of the world's largest companies pay to fix the mess it made has come to Canada. And things are about to get messier.

12.30.14

Did Argentina Just Open the Door to Personhood for Apes?

A court in Argentina has ruled that non-human persons can't be kept in cages. Will America follow suit?

3.29.13

After Gay Marriage, Why Not Polygamy?

The idea that after gay marriage is legalized, polygamy will be next—and then bestiality and legal unions between lawn mowers and volumes of the Encyclopedia Britannica and so on—is one of the main arguments that social conservatives trot out to...

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