law

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
3.28.19
comedy

The Strange, Sad Story of How a Bad 'Cuck' Joke Turned Lives Upside-Down

How a personal beef with the proto-blogger Maddox led to an album of 'cuck'-themed Christmas carols and a sprawling legal battle.
Justin Caffier
1.24.19
immigration

Here's What Would Happen if Trump Declared a National Emergency to Build a Wall

It would set off a legal battle and lead to the executive branch clawing away even more power from Congress. But Trump might get away with it.
Harry Cheadle
1.9.19
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
1.2.19
Travel

This Town Is Tearing Itself Apart Over Non-Christians Owning Houses

Bay View, Michigan, is an idyllic place that has been consumed by an unlikely 21st-century debate: Should non-Christians be allowed to vote and buy property?
Trevor Bach
10.25.18
LGBT rights

UK Supreme Court Backs Bakery That Refused to Make Pro-Gay Marriage Cake

“This court has held that ‘nobody should be forced to have or express a political opinion in which he [or she] does not believe,’” justice Lady Hale said.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
10.10.18
News

Revealed: The Ludicrous Things Councils Are Outlawing with PSPOs

Lawyers, campaigners and politicians have condemned the "unlawful" misuse of the powers.
Peter Yeung
10.3.18
Views My Own

Kavanaugh Has Exposed the Savage Amorality of America's Ruling Class

How the DC establishment has responded to his confirmation controversy tells us an awful lot.
Harry Cheadle
9.24.18
immigration

Trump Is Still Desperately Trying to Keep Migrant Children Locked Up

Under a new proposed rule, the administration would be allowed to keep kids in detention for months or even years.
Meredith Hoffman
9.10.18
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