Prison slavery, Jurors: Know your rights, Sleeping with undercover cops

On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin talks to Nicole Porter, director of advocacy for the Sentencing Project, about prison sentencing, racial disparities, slave labor and other aspects of the US prison-industrial complex. Abby then talks to Kirsten Tynan, the national coordinator for the Fully Informed Jury Association, about the concept of jury nullification, the incarceration of peace activist Mark Schmidter and the importance of jurors knowing their rights. BTS wraps up the show with a look at a number of cases where law enforcement entrapped everyday people, and how undercover operations are becoming more pervasive in the expanding police state.

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