lawyers

JUSTICE

'There Are No Votes in Money for Criminals' – Why the Legal System Is in Crisis

We spoke to a leading QC about how legal aid cuts have caused chaos in UK court rooms.
Francisco Garcia
10.31.18
Interviews

This Heavy Metal Singer Became a Lawyer Fighting Sexism in Music

Hellion's Ann Boleyn has had a career in metal that's taken her from working with Dio to getting a law degree. Now she wants to help shape the next generation.
Micco Caporale
4.10.18
climate change

Meet the Lawyer Trying to Make Big Oil Pay for Climate Change

The attorney who won a $200 billion settlement from tobacco companies in the 90s has set his sights on an even bigger target.
Geoff Dembicki
12.22.17
Grenfell Tower

The BME Lawyers Taking on the Government to Get Grenfell Justice

BME Lawyers for Grenfell are launching a crowd fund to challenge for representation on the inquiry into the fire.
Oscar Rickett
11.16.17
Zero Context

'Yoda Is Truly Terrifying'

VICE.com's most memorable lines from the week of July 10, presented with zero context.
Alex Norcia
7.17.17
VICE US

What Being a Defense Lawyer Taught Me About the War on Drugs

An excerpt from 'Locking Up Our Own,' a powerful book by a former defense lawyer on the realities of the war on crime and how African Americans have helped in its escalation.
James Forman, Jr.
4.14.17
E-Cigs

Lawyers See Dollar Signs in Exploding Vapes

E-cigs bursting into flames are a potential gold mine for ambulance chasers.
Luke Winkie
3.15.17
protest

Talking to New Yorkers Who Went on Strike to Protest Trump

"I'm just really sad for the country and I want to register my dissent wherever possible."
Pete Voelker
2.19.17
Tracking Trump's Congress

The Battle Over Trump's Executive Orders Is Just Getting Started

Around the country, lawyers and state attorney generals are ready to challenge the president's entire agenda in court.
Mark Hay
2.4.17
News

An Expert Explains Why It Would Be So Hard to Sue President Donald Trump

After he enters the White House, Trump acquires a whole lot of immunities.
Mike Pearl
11.12.16
Stuff

Lawyers Talk About the Cases They Can't Forget

Frédéric Berna once had to defend a man accused of killing his baby, sexually assaulting his daughter and fatally hitting his girlfriend with a flashlight, before raping her corpse.
Sandrine Issartel
10.4.16
Stuff

A Law Professor Explains Why You Should Never Talk to Police

James Duane says you shouldn't say anything to a cop for any reason, you shouldn't plead the Fifth, and you shouldn't stay silent. So what should you do?
Harry Cheadle
9.21.16
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