law

law

Singapore Is Threatening to Ban LGBTQ Citizens from Adopting Children

The government is considering changing its laws after a gay father won the right to adopt his biological son last year.
Gavin Butler
5 days ago
immigration

Here's What Would Happen if Trump Declared a National Emergency to Build a Wall

It would set off a legal battle and lead to the executive branch clawing away even more power from Congress. But Trump might get away with it.
Harry Cheadle
1.9.19
immigration

Inside the Trauma-Filled Camp of Migrants Waiting at the US Border

The caravan has become an encampment of hundreds of people who are trapped between countries in Tijuana and facing dangerous conditions.
Meredith Hoffman
12.28.18
extremism

The Jeffrey Epstein Story Is Fanning the Flames of Far-Right Pedophilia Panic

A new investigation implied the disgraced financier came as close to Pizzagate as you can get in real life.
Allie Conti
12.6.18
native americans

The Native Americans Who Saved the Pilgrims Could Lose Their Land, Again

A court battle in Massachusetts could have consequences for tribes all over the country.
Debra Utacia Krol
11.21.18
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
11.15.18
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
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