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VICE Live / Clip
1:49

WOMEN'S PRISON OR COUNTRY CLUB?

The VICE LIVE hosts discuss recent controversial comments by Maine Republican representative Richard Pickett.
VICE INTL
14:09

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.
Red Cards
13:28

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.
Innocence Ignored
4:21

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
4:17

The Police Forced Me to Confess

Vice teams up with the Innocence Project to tell the stories of recent exonerees.
Innocence Ignored
20:10

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.
Innocence Ignored
15:36

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.
Innocence Ignored
14:28

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.
Innocence Ignored / Clip
2:34

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.
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.
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.
VICE Sports Presents: VICE World of Sports
10:54

Prison Soccer in Uganda

Overcrowded and underfunded, Luzira is home to Uganda’s only maximum-security prison--but also an elaborate soccer league.
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