Sandra Bland Recorded Her Traffic Stop. Now the Footage Is Out.
Bland was jailed after an encounter with a Texas cop over a minor traffic violation. Three days later she was found hanged in her cell.
Humanizing Portraits of Mentally Ill Inmates at Cook County Jail
The jail has become the largest mental health care provider in the US.
Here's Fresh Evidence the Drug War Is a 'Horrific Failure'
"The international drug control system promised a world free of drugs, but has delivered the exact opposite."
Florida's Prisoners Are Getting Screwed Out of $11 Million of Music They Purchased
A new multimedia tablet program means that inmates will be unable to keep the mp3s and players they purchased under a previous for-profit program.
VICE on HBO
Michael K. Williams Meets Kids Swept Up in America's Prison Pipeline
The actor investigates the juvenile justice system on the season premiere of 'VICE' on HBO.
Meek Mill Is Getting Screwed
The Philly rapper's continued legal troubles are a dangerous fallacy and a reminder of a historically unjust legal system in America.
Vice News Tonight
Inside the first court designed to keep opioid addicts alive
I Had a Secret Vegetable Garden in Prison and It Was Awesome
We weren't actually allowed to garden, but that didn't stop us from doing it.
War on Drugs
Jeff Sessions might bring back the war on drugs with harsher sentences for low-level offenders
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has made no secret of his desire to revitalize the U.S. war on drugs, and new reports indicate he intends to begin by reinstituting harsher sentences for low-level offenders.
Jeff Sessions is quietly preparing to double down on mass incarceration
While still short on specific policy changes, Sessions has made it clear that he plans to crack down on drugs and immigration while resuscitating the harsh sentencing laws that have given the United States the world’s highest incarceration rate.
Meet the Hardliner Jeff Sessions Picked to Crack Down on Violent Crime
He really, really likes putting people in prison.
Hostage siege at Delaware state prison ends with one guard dead