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[Video] Brilliant Daily Show interview of Dawn Porter!

Watch this! Dawn Porter on her documentary on the Constitution and the problems of the American legal system.

With 2.3 million people incarcerated in the US, “80% of people charged cannot afford lawyers. 90-95% plead guilty.” “If 95% of people are pleading guilty, it means only 5% are going to trial.”

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