Death Penalty

Food

This Japanese Pop-Up Restaurant Is Serving the Last Meals of Death Row Inmates

You can dine on a hamburger, a baked potato, a hard-boiled egg, and three shots of Jack Daniels, just like double-murderer Gary Mark Gilmore.
Jelisa Castrodale
10.25.18
Comics!

'Delicious,' Today's Comic by Brian Blomerth

In this prison, execution is a tasty punishment.
Brian Blomerth
8.15.18
true crime

Should 'Late Adolescence' Protect Young People from Execution?

The years between 18 and 21 are a sort of societal limbo period when, in most states, you can't drink, but you can smoke—and get sentenced to die.
Beth Schwartzapfel
8.14.18
Life Inside

Everything Always Turns to Shit on Death Row

Even a breakfast of boiled eggs and cheese somehow gets screwed up by a rogue inmate.
Timothy White
5.18.18
Life Inside

What It's Like to Deliver Death Sentences

I ran for office and took the oath knowing that the death penalty would be part of my job, whether I liked it or not.
Mike Lynch
4.13.18
Life Inside

I Watched a Talent Show on Death Row

It was painful but also more fun than I expected.
George T. Wilkerson
3.23.18
Death Penalty

This 78-Year-Old Nun Wants to Save Everyone on Death Row

“A person is worth more than the worst thing they have ever done,” Sister Helen Prejean says.
Elle Hardy
3.22.18
united states of addiction

Trump Thinks Executing Drug Dealers Will Stop the Opioid Epidemic

But doing so would likely make the drug problem worse.
Jason Silverstein
3.14.18
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump said to back death penalty for "high-volume" drug dealers, Weinstein Company filing for bankruptcy, Florida Republicans want Parkland sheriff suspended, and more.
VICE Staff
2.26.18
crime

In Louisiana, the Poor Face the Death Penalty Without a Lawyer

A years-long public defender crisis in one of the harshest states in America keeps getting uglier.
Eli Hager
11.29.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Cops Finally Made an Arrest in the Tampa Serial Killer Saga

Howell Emanuel Donaldson III, a former college student who worked at McDonald's, has been arrested in connection to a string of four fatal shootings.
Drew Schwartz
11.29.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Japan's 'Black Widow' Gets Death by Hanging for Murdering Her Lovers

Chisako Kakehi has reportedly been romantically linked to ten men who have later died, and has amassed $8.8 million in the last decade.
Drew Schwartz
11.7.17
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