Crime, Law and Justice Photos
The crime, law and justice category consists of photos dealing with various aspects of crime, law and justice related topics. This includes images of justice and rights situations and events (like images covering controversial juridical decisions, people participating in demonstrations or taking part in marches demanding the end of violence and organized crime), pictures illustrating laws and their establishment as well as photos dealing with life in prison for example showing prisoners or prison staff engaging in daily routines and pictures of prison exteriors. Furthermore, this category includes images covering various aspects of police related work all around the globe and dealing with different forms of punishment such as images of people facing convictions or reacting to law-based punishment of convicts, pictures of defendants in court who are about to be sentenced, and photos covering trials around the world.
epa crime photos show various aspects of crime-related topics. This includes photos of crime victims and crime scenes as well as pictures of suspects and offenders in criminal cases. Furthermore pictures are available of crime sites and implements (e.g. weapons) related to specific crimes. epa’s coverage comprises general crime cases as well as those of greater public interest and includes images provided by police departments and file images of crime victims as well as pictures from private archives for enhancement.
Judiciary photos illustrate court cases around the globe. From lawyers to attorneys, judges and witnesses, judiciary photos show all people involved in trials and hearings as well as defendants that are being tried.
epa justice and rights photos show various aspects of topics related to rights and justice situations and events. This includes photos of people participating in demonstrations for or against the sentencing of alleged offenders. It further includes photos of people taking part in marches asking for the end of violence and organized crime as well as photos dealing with controversial juridical decisions or with criticism of prisoner treatment in certain jails or areas.
Laws photos illustrate laws, their establishment and development. This includes photos dealing with law changes in in various countries, photos of people participating in demonstrations for or against the establishment of certain laws as well as photos of people engaging in activities related to laws specific to the respective country or area.
Police photos show various aspects of police related work in various countries all around the globe. This includes photos of police recruits taking part in training sessions and photos of police officers participating in parades or engaging in other activities and situations related to their work. It furthermore includes photos of police offices, for example in relation to trials.
Prison photos illustrate various aspects of prison related topics. This includes photos of prisoners and prison guards and other prison staff, photos of prisoners and prison staff engaging in daily routines as well as photos of prison exteriors. Additionally, this category includes photos of protesters participating in rallies organized by relatives of convicts.
Punishment photos show various aspects of topics involving punishment. This includes photos of people facing convictions and photos of people reacting to law based punishment of convicts (including protesters taking part in punishment related demonstrations). This category furthermore includes photos of defendants in court who are about to be sentenced.
Our photos of trials show all parties in dispute at court - both in civil claims and criminal disputes. We offer images of defendants and their lawyers appearing before court to hear the prosecutors' accusations. epa also provides photos of the judge who conducts the trial, the jury or single jurors, evidence, arguments, examinations as well as reactions of spectators in and outside the tribunal. epa's coverage comprises pictures of the following trials and hearings: Julian Assange, Silvio Berlusconi, Anders Breivik, gang rape trials in India, Saddam Hussein, Michael Jackson, Radovan Karadzic, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Leveson Inquiry following Rupert Murdoch's News of the World phone-hacking scandal, Bradley Manning, Ratko Mladic, Hosni Mubarak, National Socialist Underground (NSU) trial in Germany, Alexei Navalny, Augusto Pinochet, Oscar Pistorius, Pussy Riot, O.J. Simpson, Charles Taylor, George Zimmerman.