rudy giuliani

The president of the United States said "I have the absolute right to PARDON myself"

"...but why would I do that when I have done nothing wrong?”
Paul Vale

Sheriff Joe will stay Criminal Joe despite Trump’s pardon

Alexa Liautaud
white house

Sheriff Joe hasn't given up hope on a Trump pardon yet

"He didn't say he's not going to do it," Arpaio told VICE News in a phone interview.
Evan McMorris-Santoro
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Said He's 'Seriously Considering' Pardoning Sheriff Joe Arpaio

The former Arizona sheriff was recently found guilty of contempt of court in connection with his legacy of encouraging racial profiling.
Drew Schwartz
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Trump explores pardons for Russia investigation, O.J. Simpson wins early release from prison, US said to be banning travel to North Korea, and more.
VICE Staff
chelsea manning

Chelsea Manning is safe from Donald Trump, legal experts say

Tess Owen
Crime & Drugs

Obama just granted clemency to 111 federal inmates, 35 of whom had life sentences

Tuesday's announcement brings the president's total number of clemencies to 673 — more than those granted by the last 10 presidents combined.
Tess Owen
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Almost 200,000 People Have Signed Petitions Asking Obama to Pardon the 'Making a Murderer' Subject

The Netflix documentary 'Making a Murderer' has thousands of people upset about the fact that Stephen Avery is in prison for a homicide they say he did not commit.
River Donaghey

The U.S. Congress Just Voted to Pardon Jack Johnson (Finally)

The redemption of the first black heavyweight champion is buried in an education bill.
Josh Rosenblatt
Crime & Drugs

Obama Commutes Sentences for 46 Prisoners Serving Time for Drug Crimes

“Their punishments didn't fit the crime,” the president said of his decision to free the non-violent offenders, including 14 serving sentences of life without parole.
Tess Owen

Indonesia Rejected Andrew Chan’s Final Appeal for Clemency

Chan's plea for clemency was rejected earlier this month. As an alleged ringleader of the Bali Nine drug smuggling ring he will now face imminent execution.
Paul Gregoire

Moroccans Are Sick of Their Country's Pedophile Problem

When convicted Spanish pedophile Daniel Fino Galvan was pardoned by the king of Morocco last month, ferocious protests erupted all over the country. In response to the widespread outrage, the king revoked the pardon and Galvan was rearrested a few days...
James Tennent