Brittney Griner’s celebrity also makes her a ‘valuable political pawn’

Texas Standard

Valena Beety, a law professor and deputy director of the Academy for Justice at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University, tells Texas Standard that while the Russian government says Griner was arrested for having vape pods containing hashish oil, the country also has a history of planting criminal evidence on activists or high-profile people it wants to detain for political purposes.