VIDEO: John Oliver Explains Why We’re All ‘Fucked’ Thanks to Our Broken Public Defender System

John Oliver reveals some harrowing truths about the state of our public defender system and rewrites the Miranda rights to reflect these facts.

The Miranda warning includes the right to a public defender. It doesn’t include the fact that public defenders are highly overworked and grossly underpaid.

—Posted by Natasha Hakimi Zapata  truthdig.com  September 14, 2015     

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