LEGALITY

Motherboard

Japan’s Latest Whale Hunt Killed 122 Pregnant Females and 114 Juveniles

It's the latest chapter in a legal saga over international whaling rules.
Becky Ferreira
5.31.18
Dancing VS the State

Are Sex Parties Legal? We Spoke to A Veteran Promoter To Find Out

Sex-positive communities navigate a complex set of archaic laws regulating morality.
Sophie Weiner
3.7.17
News

Dad Sues Woman For Lying About Birth Control, Canadian Court Says ‘Nah’

The father’s case was shot down due to the fact that he had consented to having unprotected sex.
Jake Kivanc
3.4.17
cars

You Should Be Able to Use Tesla's Self-Driving Mode to Make Money

The company prohibits using self-driving mode for 'revenue purposes' outside its forthcoming network. But legal precedents support overriding this restriction.
Corin Faife
12.9.16
Allergies

Why Canadian Restaurants Are Starting to Taking Food Allergies More Seriously

When severe-allergy sufferers go out to eat, what’s being done to keep them safe, and who’s to blame when they get sick?
Gigen Mammoser
8.18.16
bars

New York Bar Only Lets In Women Over 25 and Men Over 30

According to the New York Civil Liberties Union, the policy is sexist, ageist, and probably illegal.
Nick Rose
8.12.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Native American Tribe Just Panicked and Burned All Its Weed

The South Dakota tribe planned to open a marijuana resort, but then freaked out about the possibility of a federal raid and burned all of the marijuana.
Michael Cuby
11.9.15
Stuff

Hells Angels, Black Panthers, and Psychedelics: Criminal Defense Lawyer Tony Serra Is the Hippie Atticus Finch

Serra, who took a (probably LSD-inspired) vow of poverty and has been jailed twice for refusing to pay taxes, has been a go-to lawyer for what he calls "anti-government entities" since the 1960s.
Jocelyn Silver
7.10.15
Stuff

‘You’re Really Being an Asshole, Officer'

A look back at some historical court cases involving people cursing at cops.
Ken Armstrong
6.26.15
Post Mortem

Necrophilia Is a Tough Crime to Adjudicate

Laws for governing the treatment of dead bodies are murky at best and contradictory at worst, since it's more of an ethical question whether corpses should be treated like people or property.
Simon Davis
4.23.15
News

The UK Government Is Finally Cracking Down on Rip-Off Ticket Resellers

It's good news for Britons who don't want to spend thousands of pounds to watch people play guitars.
Phil Hebblethwaite
3.16.15
News

An English Head Shop Just Won a Landmark Appeal to Keep Selling Bongs

"Sometimes you have to say, 'I've had enough of this rubbish and I'm going to fight it.'"
Michael Allen
3.2.15
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