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A Look into Brittney Griner’s Sentencing (News@Northeastern)

In a recent News@Northeastern article, Alexandra Meise—an associate teaching professor in the School of Law—unpacks Brittney Griner’s detainment and the tension between the United States and Russia. Griner was sentenced to nine years in prison for possessing vape cartridges with hashish oil, something she was prescribed by her doctor.

Prisoner swaps often lead to people trying to make equations out of human life and that is inherently problematic—weighing value and then also weighing crimes.

Alexandra Meise, Associate Teaching Professor in the School of Law

Read the full story here.

(Photo from: News@Northeastern)

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