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Jury recommends Charlottesville neo-Nazi James Fields be sentenced to life in prison

Circuit Court Judge Richard Moore will now decide Fields’ fate.
Tess Owen
12.11.18
Essays

This Is the Emotional and Financial Cost of Sexual Assault

I sometimes find myself very depressed over the question “who would I be had I not been raped?”
Lori Fox
11.6.18
Police Shooting

Jason Van Dyke, cop who shot Laquan McDonald 16 times in Chicago, found guilty of murder

Each count represented one of the 16 bullets the officer fired at the black teenager.
Tess Owen
10.5.18
cults

Courts Are Rarely Kind to ‘Brainwashed’ Victims

Months ahead of the NXIVM sex trafficking trial, we take a look at how juries react to cults.
Sarah Berman
7.9.18
courts

Video shows heroic attempt to stop Quebec City mosque shooter

Survivors and family members watched the victims' final moments in videos shown in court at the start of Alexandre Bissonnette’s sentencing hearing on Tuesday.
Tamara Khandaker
4.12.18
Film

Why Mandi Gray Documented Her Sexual Assault Case

She hopes her upcoming documentary will help sexual assault survivors understand what it means to report.
Allison Tierney
4.10.18
pipeline protests

Pipeline protesters just got a new legal defense

A group of protesters successfully argued that the dangers posed by an oil pipeline were so dire, they had no recourse but to commit a crime to try to stop its construction.
Alex Lubben
3.31.18
Pulse nightclub shooting

Pulse nightclub shooter's widow found not guilty of all charges

Jurors handed down their verdict for Noor Salman, who pleaded not guilty, on the third day of deliberations.
Tess Owen
3.30.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Adnan Syed from 'Serial' Is Getting a New Trial

An appeals court ruled that his attorney's failure to call up an alibi witness in 2000 warrants Syed another shot at proving his innocence in his girlfriend's murder.
Drew Schwartz
3.29.18
Pulse nightclub shooting

Pulse shooter was targeting Disney Springs until the last minute, prosecutors say

And his wife knew, prosecutors say.
Tess Owen
3.28.18
larry nassar

Nassar victims' father tries to attack him in court

“Give me one minute with that bastard.”
Alexa Liautaud
2.2.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Baltimore Cops Carried Toy Guns to Plant on People They Shot, Trial Reveals

One officer involved in the city's massive corruption scandal said officers kept the replicas "in case we accidentally hit somebody or got into a shootout, so we could plant them."
Drew Schwartz
1.31.18
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