Court Case

nasa

NASA Says $700 Million in Rocket Failures Caused by Fraudster Company

Aluminum supplier Sapa Profiles, Inc. will pay $46 million to NASA, the Department of Defense, and other victims of its fraud scheme.
Becky Ferreira
5.1.19
Explodin Eggs

These Researchers Played 'Egg Roulette' by Exploding Eggs for a Court Case

Perhaps the only time scientists have blown up eggs in a microwave on purpose.
Daniel Oberhaus
12.6.17
The Taxman Cometh

Coinbase Ordered to Turn Over Identities of 14,355 Cryptocurrency Traders to the IRS

The exchange lost a legal battle and now Bitcoin’s tax problem is coming to a head.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.29.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Bowe Bergdahl Will Reportedly Plead Guilty for Deserting His Post

The soldier and 'Serial' subject could spend life behind bars.
Drew Schwartz
10.6.17
refugee crisis

The UK Government Is Being Sued for Breaking Its Promise to Take in Child Refugees

After taking just 480 of the 3,000 they promised, councils have accused the Home Office of being "incompetent," "chaotic," and "wholly inadequate."
Mark Wilding
6.22.17
gif it up

A Court Will Decide if a GIF Can Be Considered a ‘Deadly Weapon'

Cases like this have strong implications for the roughly 10,000 people with photosensitive epilepsy in the US.
Naomi LaChance
3.21.17
sexual assault

​Woman in Derrick Rose Gang Rape Case Must Be Named During Trial, Judge Rules

We talked to a legal expert about why anonymity is one of the biggest factors that encourage victims of sexual assault to come forward.
Kimberly Lawson
9.21.16
Op-Eds

Why Aren’t More Male Pop Stars Speaking Up for Kesha?

It seems the only people being dragged for not vocally supporting women are other women.
Emma Garland
2.22.16
News

Court Says Strap-Ons, Other Sex Toys Not ‘Health Products,’ Forcing Montreal’s Largest Sex Shop to Close Early

Owner Claude Perron suffered a serious setback in his fight for the right to sell sexy products after 5 PM on weekends.
Nick Rose
7.24.15
Stuff

My Confusing Journey Through the Complex Process of Getting a Restraining Order Against My Stalker

Last year, a stranger locked me in my apartment and told me I was going to die.
Carrie Poppy
6.12.15
new jersey

The Shield Stands Alone: Why Does the NFL Hate Sports Gambling?

Every major American sports league is starting to favor legalized sports gambling. Except for the NFL. A rigorous review of the league's history reveals why.
Ryan M. Rodenberg
3.25.15
Formula 1

Formula 1 Driver Sues Own Team to Secure Employment—and Wins

The saga of Sauber's Giedo van der Garde exemplifies the pay-to-play reality of Formula 1 and the sport's uncertain financial future.
Jim Weeks
3.11.15
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