attorneys

lawsuit

Legal experts aren’t convinced the Covington Catholic teen has a case against the Washington Post

Proving "actual malice" is hard.
Emma Ockerman
2.21.19
immigration

The Supreme Court just created a legal mess for detained immigrants

Immigration lawyers across the country are scrambling to find out what will happen to their clients.
Taylor Dolven
Keegan Hamilton
2.28.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Bill Cosby Is Heading Back to Court in April

Cosby's retrial finally has a court date after being postponed for his new legal team, led by Michael Jackson's former defense attorney Tom Mesereau.
Drew Schwartz
9.15.17
addiction

Women Lawyers Are Being Driven to Drink

The highly competitive field is a breeding ground for addiction problems.
Britni De La Cretaz
3.22.17
crime

When Your Lawyer Abandons You on Death Row

Another terrifying way the legal system screws the poor.
Casey Tolan
2.6.17
refugee ban

Border protection agents are still trying to deport people at LAX, attorneys say

Tess Owen
1.29.17
Stuff

We Asked an Ethics Lawyer About Defense Attorneys Who Break the Rules

We talked to New York ethics attorney Nicole Hyland about why she started a blog dissecting the conduct of everyone's favorite fictional defense lawyer.
Meg Charlton
1.28.16
America Incarcerated

Our Right to an Attorney Is in Jeopardy

Many public defenders in the United States only have minutes to prepare for a case that might result in years in prison for the accused, as well as the loss of benefits, employment, or custody of their children.
Max Rivlin-Nadler
10.5.15
Stuff

Hey, Young Person—in Case You Plan on Dying, Here's How to Write a Will

You're definitely going to die, so why not legally leave all your stuff to your dog or girlfriend? Here's a handy guide to how to provide for your loved ones after you shuffle off this mortal coil.
Jules Suzdaltsev
7.9.14