A new report on how Texas prisons can improve is unique: It was written solely by prisoners.
Between 2005 and 2008, fashion photographer Cosmin Bumbut visited Aiud prison in central Transylvania to photograph the inmates' daily life.
Punitive segregation—a.k.a. solitary confinement—is history for all inmates 21 or younger in America's largest city.
Last month, it was revealed that the UK's most dangerous convicted extremists will be kept in special high-security units in order to prevent them from spreading their ideologies to other inmates.
Homa Hoodfar says she has no plan to return to Iran.
Inmates are dying preventable deaths as the feds try to get local sheriffs in line.
The new law, which unanimously passed the California State Assembly Monday, would require prison time without parole for anyone convicted of raping an unconscious person.
A cut means more inside than it does on the street, and that's especially true in solitary—where some guys haven't seen their own reflection in a month.
60 Days In, a show about innocent civilians sent undercover to jail, has been both a hit with audiences and a force for positive change.
Canadian Inmates Connect made sensational headlines last year when notorious killer Luke Magnotta's profile showed up, but founder Melissa Fazzina believes her site supports rehabilitation.
On this episode of Daily VICE, we talk to the founder of Pigeonly, an app that helps inmates and their families stay connected.
HBO's fantastic crime drama turns the routine stuff of bureaucracy into agony.
"It never crossed my mind not to help whether he's got a gun or a badge," one inmate said. "If he falls down, I'm gonna help him."
Low pay, minimal breaks, and prisoners defecating on themselves are just part of the job in the extradition industry.
On the first episode of Party Legends Alia Shawkat, Jon Daly, Chris Pontius, and Kid Ink share their stories of awkward Hollywood hookups, bad trips, and drunken destruction in Australia.
For up to 100 hours a week, Renea Royster helps prison inmates post on Facebook, meet women, and keep track of fantasy sports, among other projects.
Being arrested is never great, but it's even worse when you've paid for a flight to be there.
Prohibiting inmates' families from maintaining Facebook accounts in their names just further cuts them off from a society they hope to rejoin.
"The screws resent being here as much as we do. If there's a big game on, they want to watch the full ninety minutes uninterrupted. They've locked down wings for that reason, the twats."
I spent Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in a suicide smock rolling around on the floor in a concrete room.
"The funniest thing is, I love the system," he tells us from the notorious New York City jail.
Asking criminals what they think of being given free money.
Here's what I learned taking people like Paul Bernardo to prison.
Miscarriages of justice continue to take their toll on the mental health of prisoners after their release.