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.
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.
The Police Forced Me to Confess
Vice teams up with the Innocence Project to tell the stories of recent exonerees.
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.
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.
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 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.