Judge

The VICE Guide to Right Now

Watch Sacha Baron Cohen Put Roy Moore Through a Pedophile Detector Test

"This is 99.8 percent accurate."
Lauren Messman
7.30.18
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Judge Throws Out 'Sesame Street' Lawsuit Against 'Ejaculating Puppets' Movie

The tagline for 'The Happytime Murders' doesn't infringe on the 'Sesame Street' trademark, apparently.
River Donaghey
5.31.18
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
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A Guy Trump Nominated as a Judge Apparently Used to Hunt Ghosts

Brett Talley may have never tried a case, but he has written a bunch of horror novels.
Lauren Messman
11.13.17
Life Inside

I Set a Defendant Free And Got Blamed When He Raped Someone

A judge explains how he decides whether to release someone before trial without bail—and how it can go bad.
Ronald Kessler
9.1.17
News

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump got booed for his remarks at a charity dinner, the NSA contractor who stole intelligence files will be charged under the Espionage Act, a Mexican judge approved El Chapo's US extradition, and more.
VICE Staff
10.21.16
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'Making a Murderer' Subject's Confession Unlawfully Coerced, Judge Rules

A US District Court judge ruled that Brendan Dassey's confession was "involuntary under the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments."
VICE Staff
8.12.16
Life Inside

I'm a Judge and I Think Criminal Court Is Horrifying

As a bankruptcy judge, I was shocked at the ​casual racism emanating from the bench in criminal court.​
Hon. Shelley C. Chapman
8.12.16
News

The Judge Who Went Viral for Basic Human Decency

"It makes me a nervous wreck. I'm not used to being in the spotlight."
Alysia Santo
8.11.16
News

A Judge Decided Life as a Felon Is Punishment Enough for a Coke Smuggler

Citing the harsh treatment faced by criminals in society, a Brooklyn judge decided not to send a young convict to prison.
Matt Taylor
5.25.16
Art

Winning Photos from the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards

The winning entries in the Open and Youth competitions are stellar.
Nathaniel Ainley
3.29.16
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Alberta Judge Apologizes for ‘Keep Your Legs Closed’ Comment at Sex Assault Trial

One law professor said she had never seen such bad conduct by a judge.
Tannara Yelland
11.11.15
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