The Law

drinking

Laugh Not at the Man Who Drank One Beer and Called the Cops on Himself

It’s better to go to jail than to live in the torture chamber of your mind.
Drew Brown
8.20.17
crime

A Lawyer Defending Paedophiles Explains How Far He'll Go at Work

"Behind every image is a tortured child. Every perpetrator needs to know that. Unfortunately, I constantly see terrible things while at work."
Melanie Marks
5.8.17
News

Loads of Britain's Most Well-Known Laws Are Never Enforced

You don't have to look hard for examples of laws that are so widely flouted that they have largely been forgotten.
Mark Wilding
11.21.16
Stuff

We Asked a Lawyer What to Do If You're Pulled Over with Weed

"I would generally say to be respectful, but don't volunteer your own guilt."
Lauren Duca
11.1.16
Features

Shut Down: a Short History of Cultural Repression from the Criminal Justice Act to Fabric

Here's the story of how the powers that be have taken on nightlife—and won.
Sam White
9.13.16
News

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's Lawyer Owned Prosecutors in the Boston Bombing Trial Today

An FBI agent's attempt to paint the defendant as a terrorist who tweeted about death and al Qaeda fell apart when it was revealed he didn't understand the slang the 21-year-old used online.
Allie Conti
3.11.15
Stuff

A Dead Lady Wants Her Dog to Be Killed and Buried with Her

So her lawyer now has to go up against animal rights groups and any human beings who don't want to see a perfectly alive dog killed and put in the ground.
Joel Golby
12.17.14
Stuff

Adam Carolla Is Bummed About Patent Trolls Taking All His Money

A company claims the comedian violated a patent that covers podcasting.
Daniel Kohn
5.7.14
News

You Can't Just Walk Around Masturbating in Public, Swedish People

Just because a 65-year-old man got away with it, doesn't mean you will.
Caisa Ederyd
9.23.13
Question Of The Day

How Many Times a Week Do You Break the Law?

"I'm a dealer, I break the law all the time."
Sheree Millington
9.6.12