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9.14.17

Martin Shkreli Jailed After Weird Post About Hillary Clinton's Hair

The infamous "pharma bro" was out on $5 million bail after being convicted of securities fraud, but his Facebook post got it revoked.

6.2.17

I’m a Bail Bondsman Who’s Tired of Being Demonized

A small business owner offers a personal counterargument to the movement in the US that aims to treat people who get arrested with more leniency.

8.15.16

Things Are Going Great for the Guy Who Attacked Dylann Roof in Jail

Dwayne Stafford is enjoying temporary housing and donated clothing, food, and cash after being released from jail where he assaulted Charleston shooter Dylann Roof.

1.21.16

Inside America's For-Profit Bail System

In the premiere episode of our series 'Justice,' VICE examines the winners and losers of for-profit criminal justice and explores the emerging alternatives.

10.5.15

How to Repair the Criminal Justice System

We talked to leaders and activists spearheading prison reform to find out what we can do to fix our broken penal system.

8.17.15

'The DMV on Steroids': Paying Bail in New York Is Next to Impossible

It's probably easier to buy a gun online than free a loved one from jail in America's largest city.

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7.26.15

This Is What It's Like to Be a Bail Bondsman in Las Vegas

"The largest bail we fronted money for was $500,000. It was for a doctor who had a clinic here in Vegas. He was re-using syringes and infecting people with hepatitis C."

6.30.15

New York City Is Creating a Bail Fund to Help People Get Out of Jail

Tucked away into New York's new budget is a bail fund of $1.4 million, but will it help reduce the population at notoriously brutal city jails like Rikers Island?

5.19.15

Nearly Half of Canadians Are Fine with Omar Khadr’s Bail, but Not Many Like Him

While nearly 40 percent of Canadians see former Guantanamo prisoner Khadr as a child soldier, about one in four still consider him a terrorist.

2.25.13

The Hangover News

Britain's top Catholic was accused of bad behaviour this weekend, but you were probably too drunk to notice.