The Exile Nation Project - Interview with Debi Campbell

Debi Campbell was a recreational user of methamphetamine until her supplier was busted by Federal authorities. False testimony from her supplier---a woman she had never met--landed Debi in Federal prison for 20 years.
Charles Shaw
5 December 2011

The Land of the Free punishes or imprisons more of its citizens than any other nation. This collection of testimonials from criminal offenders, family members, and experts on America’s criminal justice system puts a human face on the millions of Americans subjugated by the US Government's 40 year, one trillion dollar social catastrophe: The War on Drugs; a failed policy underscored by fear, politics, racial prejudice and intolerance in a public atmosphere of "out of sight, out of mind."

Debi Campbell was a recreational user of methamphetamine until her supplier was busted by Federal authorities.

Using the "Drug Conspiracy" law, Debi was indicted as a "co-conspirator" when her supplier--who was looking at a life sentence--provided fraudulent testimony of Debi's purported involvement in her drug operation in exchange for a reduced sentence.

Even though the testimony was false, and the women had never met, Debi was sentenced to 20 years in Federal prison.

This complete interview is #12 of 100 in The Exile Nation Project's archive, which can be found on ExileNation.org.

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