law

Late Capitalism

Wells Fargo: You Can’t Sue Because You Should Have Known We Misled You

A new legal argument from the extremely shady bank is basically: "We can't be trusted to tell the actual truth." And it might work.
David Dayen
3 days ago
travel

This Community Is Tearing Itself Apart Over Non-Christians Owning Houses

Bay View, Michigan, is an idyllic place that has been consumed by an unlikely 21st-century debate: Should non-Christians be allowed to vote and buy property?
Trevor Bach
10.25.18
Drugs

Here Comes the Legal Case for Medicinal Psychedelics

Therapist Bruce Tobin is striving to give end-of-life cancer patients magic mushrooms in a clinical setting.
Sarah Berman
10.18.18
tv

The Best Episodes from All 20 Years of ‘Law & Order: SVU’

I’ve watched all 438 episodes of the infamous sex crime show. Here’s what I learned.
Amil Niazi
10.18.18
Views My Own

Kavanaugh Has Exposed the Savage Amorality of America's Ruling Class

How the DC establishment has responded to his confirmation controversy tells us an awful lot.
Harry Cheadle
9.21.18
law

Four Reasons Brett Kavanaugh Is Scary That Go Way Beyond Abortion

Yes, he could cast the key vote reversing Roe v. Wade. But there's a lot more about this guy that should freak you out.
Matt Taylor
9.10.18
immigration

Trump Is Still Desperately Trying to Keep Migrant Children Locked Up

Under a new proposed rule, the administration would be allowed to keep kids in detention for months or even years.
Meredith Hoffman
9.7.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Guy Who Punched Charlottesville Organizer Jason Kessler Fined a Measly $1

Jeffrey Winder won't face any jail time after clocking the white supremacist in 2017.
Drew Schwartz
9.6.18
politics

This Surprise Court Ruling Could Give Democrats a Boost in the Midterms

North Carolina's congressional map was declared to be unconstitutional. The election is in two months. What happens now?
Harry Cheadle
8.28.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Homeless Vet Says He Got Scammed Out of $200K Raised for Him on GoFundMe

After he used his last $20 to help a woman who ran out of gas on the side of the highway.
Drew Schwartz
8.24.18
mic dicta

NFL Cheerleaders Need a Union

The league's underappreciated performers are suing the league and speaking out about underpayment and harassment—but they may need to organize to get respect.
Christina Floozy, Esquire
8.20.18
High Wire

These Drug Users Don't Want Their Dealer Prosecuted if They OD

"I love my friends and I love the people I hang out with and I don't want anybody going to jail because of my behavior."
Maia Szalavitz
8.20.18