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Dec 23, 2015 03:40 AM ET
When monarchies ruled, insulting kings was illegal. But many countries still use these laws, so where is it a crime to insult a leader?
Dec 21, 2015 04:51 AM ET
An act of terrorism can stop a country in its tracks and lead to citizens being stripped of their rights. What do countries usually do after an attack?
Dec 9, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
The Second Amendment has been the subject of debate for centuries now, and you might be surprised to find where that still-unsettled dispute has led the United States.
Nov 5, 2015 04:30 AM ET
Some of the most legally complicated jurisdictions on the planet can be found in international waters. Who's running the show?
Oct 1, 2015 09:58 AM ET
When traveling abroad, your home country's laws can extend much further than you may think.
Jul 1, 2015 06:00 PM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Whatever their crimes, fugitives David Sweat and Richard Matt pulled off an ingenious prison break. So why was their plan to evade authorities so cliché? Continue reading →
Jun 30, 2015 11:30 AM ET // Talal Al-Khatib
Addressing hate crimes, conversion therapy and anti-discrimination laws are just a few of the next steps for the gay-rights movement. Continue reading →
Jun 23, 2015 09:02 AM ET
The CIA released a report on its failures prior to 9/11, yet parts of the report still remain classified. So, what is the government hiding?
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