lawyers

OpSec

How a Simple Copy/Paste Revealed Explosive New Detail in Manafort’s Case

Redacted court documents keep getting unredacted because of simple, relatively easy to avoid errors. Here’s how to better redact PDFs.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.9.19
Artificial Intelligence

New App Lets You 'Sue Anyone By Pressing a Button'

DoNotPay is a free app that is designed to help normal people fight big corporations in small claims court.
Caroline Haskins
10.10.18
Interviews

This Heavy Metal Singer Became a Lawyer Fighting Sexism in Music

Hellion's Ann Boleyn has had a career in metal that's taken her from working with Dio to getting a law degree. Now she wants to help shape the next generation.
Micco Caporale
4.9.18
climate change

Meet the Lawyer Trying to Make Big Oil Pay for Climate Change

The attorney who won a $200 billion settlement from tobacco companies in the 90s has set his sights on an even bigger target.
Geoff Dembicki
12.22.17
tests

I Took the LSAT with Zero Preparation

Some test-takers study for months, prepping so extensively it becomes a full-time job. I went in cold.
Hanson O'Haver
11.3.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Bill Cosby Is Heading Back to Court in April

Cosby's retrial finally has a court date after being postponed for his new legal team, led by Michael Jackson's former defense attorney Tom Mesereau.
Drew Schwartz
9.15.17
Rise Up

How These Pro Bono Lawyers Are Fighting Louisiana's Broken Court System

The Justice and Accountability Center of Louisiana's mission is to stop recidivism by working for ex-offenders in legal trouble.
Madeline Moitozo
8.24.17
Zero Context

'Yoda Is Truly Terrifying'

VICE.com's most memorable lines from the week of July 10, presented with zero context.
Alex Norcia
7.16.17
Vice Guide to Right Now

The Government's Chief Ethics Guy Keeping Tabs on Trump Just Quit

Walter Shaub Jr., director of the Office of Government Ethics, says "the current situation has made it clear that the ethics program needs to be stronger than it is."
Mike Pearl
7.6.17
immigration

Finally, Mentally Ill Immigrants Are Getting Access to Lawyers

A new federal program is actually providing legal aid to some people in detention under Donald Trump.
Christie Thompson
7.6.17
access to justice

This Company Wants to Give You a Divorce on the Blockchain

StonePaper lets users complete legal matters over the blockchain, instead of hiring a lawyer.
Samar Warsi
5.30.17
VICE US

What Being a Defense Lawyer Taught Me About the War on Drugs

An excerpt from 'Locking Up Our Own,' a powerful book by a former defense lawyer on the realities of the war on crime and how African Americans have helped in its escalation.
James Forman, Jr.
4.13.17
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