court cases

iPhone

The iPhone Is Guaranteed to Last Only One Year, Apple Argues in Court

Apple says it makes the "most durable devices," but an iPhone 6 design flaw and the ensuing court proceeding shows you can legally expect it to last for just one year.
Jason Koebler
9.12.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Salvador Dalí Doesn't Have a Long-Lost Daughter After All

DNA evidence exhumed from the late surrealist's body reveals what tarot reader Pilar Abel probably didn't see in the cards.
Emerson Rosenthal
9.6.17
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
Ace Attorney

How the 'Law and Order' of Gaming Has Lasted for 15 Years

Few expected the Ace Attorney series to make inroads worldwide, least of all Capcom. But now its newest installment has come West, the impressive <em>Spirit of Justice</em>.
Steven Wright
9.13.16
Gaming

How the 'Law and Order' of Gaming Has Lasted for 15 Years

Few expected the Ace Attorney series to make inroads worldwide, least of all Capcom. But now its newest installment has come West, the impressive 'Spirit of Justice'.
Steven T. Wright
9.13.16
thump news

Deadmau5 Settles Longstanding Dispute With Former Label Over Back Catalog

Play Records agrees to stop releasing unauthorized remixes and mashups of the EDM superstar’s early releases.
Benjamin Boles
5.5.16
News

Why Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Should Not Get the Death Penalty

A jury will have to decide whether the Boston Bomber deserves to die—but if they do, they'll be serving vengeance, not justice.
E.J. Graff
4.21.15
News

Jodi Arias Got Life in Prison Without Parole at the End of Her Long, Bizarre Murder Trial

Five years after the brutal murder of Travis Alexander, and two years after the beginning of one of the most tabloid-friendly trials in recent years, Arias was finally sentenced in an Arizona courtroom.
Allie Conti
4.13.15
iran

These Random Americans Can't Have Iran's Domain Names, Judge Rules

Common sense prevails: Country-level domain names can’t be seized in a court proceeding.
Jason Koebler
11.13.14
Stuff

I Got Raped, Then My Problems Started

One out of six American women has been the victim of rape or attempted rape. I am one of those women. I was sexually assaulted in 2010, but thanks to an aggressive, well-paid defense lawyer, my attacker ended up walking free.
Gina Tron
6.27.13
Bad Cop Blotter

Stop SWAT Raids

Introducing Bad Cop Blotter, a new column where dangerous, arrogant, and stupid police behavior gets shamed, and good officers—on occasion—get praised. This week, we're looking at horrifically botched SWAT raids and more than one case of cops shooting...
Lucy Steigerwald
6.17.13
News

Rich Paul Is Appealing His 81-Year Prison Sentence for Selling Pot

A jury found Rich Paul guilty last month and sent him away for a long, long time for a nonviolent crime. But he's appealing—even though he admittedly sold weed to an FBI informant—on the grounds that that jury wasn't properly informed about their...
Harry Cheadle
5.29.13
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