Criminal Justice

Videos

Covid Justice Reform
24:49

'Never Going Back:' Releasing Inmates During a Pandemic

A look at how COVID-19 is impacting the juvenile justice system in Seattle, Washington.
VICE NEWS REPORTS
1:06:37

Fixing the System

President Obama visits a federal prison to learn more about the criminal system.
VICE NEWS REPORTS
44:00

Raised in the System

Michael K Williams and VICE News investigate the juvenile criminal justice system.
Red Cards
40:41

The Death of Will Smith

Red Cards unpacks the shooting of former NFL Saints player, Will Smith. The investigation takes us to New Orleans, a vibrant city with a historically controversial legal system.
VICE Specials
18:15

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.
Red Right Hand
32:13

A Wrongful Murder Conviction and 18-Year Fight for Justice: The Fairbanks Four

VICE trekked to Alaska to tell the story of the Fairbanks Four, a group of native teens who were wrongfully convicted of murder in 1997.
VICE News Shorts
6:07

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.
ACLU and U
3:44

Criminal Justice Reform

In 2013, Jason Hernandez was the first latino American to receive clemency from President Obama along with other non-violent drug offenders in an unprecedented gesture to address injustice in the criminal justice system.
VICE News Tonight on HBO
1:24

Obama Legacy: Criminal Justice

A look at President Obama's criminal justice legacy: pardoning drug offenders but increasing deportations of illegal immigrants
Daily VICE
5:49

How It Feels to Spend 30 Days in Solitary Confinement

We meet up with James Burns just after being released from a voluntary stint in solitary confinement at the La Paz county jail.
Justice / Clip
10:24

Debtors' Prisons: Life Inside America’s For-Profit Justice System

We meet Thomas Barrett, a former homeless man who paid thousands in probation fees over the theft of a two-dollar can of beer.
Justice / Clip
14:53

Debtors' Prisons: Life Inside America’s For-Profit Justice System

VICE examines the ways these local governments have turned broken-windows policing into profit, and meets the people who are fighting back.
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