Trials

Interview

Lorena Bobbitt Tells Her Own Story: 'Immigrant Women Don't Have a Voice'

Broadly spoke with Lorena Bobbitt about her 1993 domestic assault trial that gripped the nation, and how her immigration status shaped her narrative.
Renée Reizman
2.14.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Bowe Bergdahl Will Reportedly Plead Guilty for Deserting His Post

The soldier and 'Serial' subject could spend life behind bars.
Drew Schwartz
10.6.17
Trials

Convicted “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli could spend 20 years in prison

Martin Shkreli was convicted of securities fraud at federal district court in Brooklyn, New York Friday after five days of jury deliberations.
Taylor Dolven
8.4.17
politics

The Texas Gerrymandering Trial Could Change All of America

Why you should care that a fight over congressional districts in the Lone Star State—federal judges called the current setup unfair to people of color—is back in court.
Mike Pearl
7.14.17
Bill Cosby

It's Time to Accept That Bill Cosby Probably Won't Be Convicted

A sexual assault prosecutor from the Clinton administration explains why the comedian will likely never see the inside of a prison cell.
Allie Conti
6.19.17
Google

In a $9 Billion Trial, Google's Secret Weapon Is a Filing Cabinet

Two tech titans are duking it out in a courtroom battle that involves an oft-misunderstood technology and billions are on the line—but I don't want to talk about those things. I want to talk about a filing cabinet.
Sarah Jeong
5.11.16
crime & drugs

US Soldiers Have A Problem With Child Sex Crimes — And Military Courts Keep It Secret

More service members are currently imprisoned for child sex offenses than for any other crime, but the military court system is shielding the cases from public scrutiny.
VICE News
11.18.15
war and conflict

Alleged Planner of 9/11 Halts Trial by Essentially Firing His Lawyers

Ten minutes into a long-delayed pre-trial hearing, Walid bin Attash told his lawyers that he no longer trusted them and wished to represent himself.
Sam Fiske and Sean Froelich
10.19.15
Stuff

Hanging Out with America's Elite, Underappreciated Court Reporters

Stenography is a potentially lucrative, female-dominated profession that appears to be disappearing—and no one seems to care.
Gavin Jenkins
8.12.15
Health

Sierra Leone Will Soon Have More Ebola Infections Than Liberia

According to the World Health Organization, as of Friday there were more than 16,100 total cases and nearly 7,000 deaths in the hardest hit countries of Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea.
Kayla Ruble
11.28.14
VICE News

State of Emergency: Ferguson, Missouri - Part 8

VICE News returns to Ferguson, Missouri, where the community is on edge as it awaits a grand jury decision.
VICE Staff
11.22.14
News

​Do Not Try to Take a Hoarder’s Stuff or He’ll Shoot You Dead

Prosecutors pinned Californian Joseph Corey as a cold-blooded murderer who laid in wait to kill any lawman who showed up at his door, but evidence suggests he was a mentally ill hoarder who had lost his grip on reality.
Hadley Bell
11.4.14
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