Rethinking how the U.S. prioritizes misdemeanors with Professor Jenny Roberts

George Floyd was arrested last year when a convenience store clerk claimed he used a counterfeit 20-dollar-bill to buy cigarettes. Passing off a counterfeit $20-dollar bill is the kind of misdemeanor that usually results in little-to-no jail time yet Floyd was issued a death sentence with no right to a judge or jury. Jenny Roberts is a Professor of Law and Co-Director of the Criminal Justice Clinic at American University Washington College of Law and she joins Ali Velshi to discuss the trial of Derek Chau