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.
Innocence Ignored

I Was Falsely Incarcerated for Crimes I Didn't Commit

Eric Kelley talks us through how he was incarcerated for a robbery and murder he did not commit, as the result of a false confession.
Innocence Ignored

The Police Forced Me to Confess

Vice teams up with the Innocence Project to tell the stories of recent exonerees.
Innocence Ignored

My Lawyer's Negligence Caused Me to End Up in Prison

Vice teams up with the Innocence Project to tell the stories of recent exonerees. In this episode, Malcolm tells us how a negligent lawyer failed to prevent him from serving time for a crime he did not commit.
Local Legends

I Sold Weed in Front of My Governor’s Office

VICE meets Ed Forchion, also known as NJ Weedman, to see what happened when he protested marijuana legalization by selling weed in front of the New Jersey governor's office.
Innocence Ignored

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.
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.
The Therapist / S1 EP11

Chief Keef

Chief Keef opens up about his troubles with the law and his desire to change.
Weediquette / S1 EP3

The War on Weed

Krishna investigates how Bernard Noble's two joints led to 13 years in prison.
VICE News Specials / Clip

Group Therapy Behind Bars (Excerpt)

Henry Langston joins a group therapy session, where inmates talk about their looming release dates and their biggest challenges in maintaining sobriety.

Inside America's For-Profit Bail System

The U.S. is the only first-world country that commercializes bail. We examine the for-profit criminal justice and explore the emerging alternatives.