jury

Life Inside

I Sent an Innocent Man to Prison

It was my first time on a jury. I was 31, balancing two jobs while going to graduate school. It was a very short trial.
D’Shean Kennedy as told to Maurice Chammah
2.23.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Cosby Juror Says Accuser's 'Bare Midriff' Implied Consent

He added that she shouldn't have visited the celebrity unless she was "dressed properly and left the incense in the store."
Drew Schwartz
6.23.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Bill Cosby Wants to Teach Kids About Sexual Assault

"This is why people need to be educated... a brush against a shoulder, you know, anything at this point can be considered sexual assault."
Drew Schwartz
6.22.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Jurors in Bill Cosby's Sexual Assault Trial Are Stuck in Deadlock

The judge has urged them to keep trying, but a mistrial seems like an increasingly plausible outcome.
Allie Conti
6.15.17
crime

Bill Cosby's Trial Is Already Showing How Twisted America Is

The disgraced comedian's sexual assault trial has barely started, and it's already revealed the bizarre way in which juries are selected and justice gets meted out.
Sonja Sharp
5.24.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Jury Finds Dylann Roof Guilty on All Counts in the Charleston Church Shooting

The jury deliberated for just two hours before coming back with a guilty verdict for the self-identified white supremacist.
Lauren Messman
12.15.16
VICE Guided Tours

There's a Section of Yellowstone Where You Can Get Away with Murder

In 2005, a law professor discovered the "Zone of Death," where a person could legally get away with murder. Eleven years later, you still can.
Jacob Baynham
8.4.16
Canada

UPDATE: Parents Who Gave Natural Cures to Dying Toddler Found Guilty

Ezekiel later died of meningitis. A jury is deciding their fate.
Kate Lunau
4.25.16
Life Inside

My Regrets As a Juror Who Sent a Man to Death Row

If I could have done anything, it would have been to deadlock the jury—but I didn't have the personal strength to do it.
Sven Berger as told to Maurice Chammah
3.11.16
News

What I Learned Being a Grand Juror

Ten days in a room with 22 other jurors. What could possibly go wrong?
Caroline Grueskin
10.28.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Study Says Inmates with an "Untrustworthy Face" Are More Likely to Receive Harsher Punishments

It seems that those who are on trial are often unconsciously judged by not just the evidence on hand, but their facial appearance.
Drew Millard
7.18.15
News

A Jury Is Now Deciding Whether the Boston Bomber Should be Put to Death

Over the course of several days, 12 jurors will fill out a 24-page questionnaire that helps them determine whether Dzhokhar Tsarnaev lives or dies.
Allie Conti
5.13.15
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