Released from Rikers During a Pandemic
VICE looks at how NYC applied the housing first model and created a temporary re-entry program for inmates released from Rikers Island.
A Day in South America’s “Most Humane” Prison
VICE en Español spent the day at Punta de Rieles, talking to inmates and learning about Uruguay's progressive "open" prison.
Basketball to Drug Trafficking: The Story of Pee Wee Kirkland
VICE meets Harlem legend Pee Wee Kirkland. Tracing Pee Wee's life story, we learn of his life as a drug kingpin, an NBA recruit, and a mentor to at-risk youth.
Faulty Forensics Put Me on Death Row
Most people are introduced to forensic science through TV and film, and because of this we have come to see forensic techniques as foolproof methods for solving crimes. But many forensic science techniques were not developed by scientists.
Decades in Prison, Not a Cent from the States That Put Them There
Compensation for the wrongfully convicted differs vastly by state. We meet two recent exonerees from Kansas and Indiana who face two very different outcomes -- purely because of where they live.
DNA Cleared Me. I Still Took a Plea after 29 Years in Prison.
In the first episode of 'Innocence Ignored,' VICE meets Leroy Harris, a man who took an Alford plea after serving 29 years for a crime he has always maintained he didn't commit.
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Innocence Ignored: Stories of the Wrongfully Convicted (Trailer)
More than 2,000 wrongfully convicted people have been exonerated in the United States since 1989 according to the National Registry of Exonerations.
An Ex-Con's Journey Back to Prison: Revolving Doors
Filmmaker James Burns spent two years following Jason Bobbitt, an ex-convict and father of five who, despite attempts to retain meaningful employment, fails and returns to prison.
VICE News Shorts
Inmates are using VR for a chance to get out of prison
VICE News visited a Colorado prison as longtime inmates used virtual reality for the first time.
VICE Sports Presents: VICE World of Sports
Prison Soccer in Uganda
Overcrowded and underfunded, Luzira is home to Uganda’s only maximum-security prison--but also an elaborate soccer league.
VICE News Tonight on HBO
Supreme Court debates whether to detain immigrants indefinitely
VICE News examines the legal limbo for U.S. immigrants waiting for bond hearings
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Trump vs. LaVar Ball
Trump demands that LaVar Ball kiss the ring for "freeing" his son and two other UCLA players held for shoplifting.