Brittney Griner: What’s next after WNBA star pleads guilty in Russia?


“In the United States, over 95 percent of people take a guilty plea, regardless of whether they are guilty or innocent, to avoid a more severe penalty,” she told The Independent. A guilty plea allows people to avoid a trial, and get home to their families faster.

A4J Deputy Director Valena Beety spoke with the Independent which appeared on Yahoo!News.