law

Statelessness

“Worse Than a Death Sentence”: Inside India’s Sham Trials That Could Strip Millions of Citizenship

"Foreigners Tribunals" in the state of Assam are deeply biased against Bengalis and Muslims, a VICE News investigation has found.
Rohini Mohan
7.29.19
money-corruption

The Epstein Scandal Could Actually Help Alex Acosta Get Rich

"Every place Acosta has landed, he has landed with a parachute."
Francisco Alvarado
7.16.19
porn

'Girls Do Porn' Goes to Trial Over Allegations Women Were Tricked Into Videos

Twenty-two women are suing the adult film company for fraud, coercion, and misrepresentation.
Samantha Cole
6.28.19
Power

The Kim Kardashian Deepfake Shows Copyright Claims Are Not the Answer

The deepfake of Kim Kardashian was taken down by Condé Nast, but it's an example of how copyright laws are a poor replacement for real moderation.
Samantha Cole
6.19.19
abortion

Giving Fetuses Legal Rights Could Be a Nightmare for Women, Advocates Say

"This is a statute that arguably makes every criminal law applicable to the pregnant women."
Carter Sherman
5.22.19
terrorism

Why It’s So Hard to Charge White Nationalists with Terrorism

A judge agreed to release a white nationalist Coast Guard lieutenant last week after prosecutors couldn’t charge him with a more serious crime.
Tess Owen
5.2.19
abortion

Performing abortions in Alabama could soon be punishable by up to 99 years in prison

The Alabama House is voting on a bill that would make almost all abortions illegal.
Carter Sherman
4.30.19
Hacking

‘WannaCry Hero’ Marcus Hutchins Pleads Guilty to Making Banking Malware

The researcher who helped stop the WannaCry ransomware pleaded guilty to two counts of hacking for writing banking malware in 2014.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
4.19.19
college admissions scandal

California is trying to make sure something like "Operation Varsity Blues" never happens again

Democratic state lawmakers unveiled a package of bills that would make it harder for rich kids to buy their way into college.
Emma Ockerman
3.29.19
Views My Own

Trump Never Had Anything to Fear from an Insider Like Robert Mueller

We have effectively written white-collar crime and public corruption out of the US code.
David Dayen
3.27.19
mueller report

Here are all the investigations Trump is still facing after the Mueller report

House Democrats and federal and state prosecutors still have big questions for the president.
Emma Ockerman
Greg Walters
3.27.19
VICE Live

'VICE LIVE' Breaks Down the Testicular Bill of Rights

The bill sounds funny, but it has a darker story.
VICE Staff
3.22.19
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