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iGen Politics: 102 – Elie Honig: Former AG Bill Barr is a Liar and Hatchet Man


Podcast created by Jill Wine-Banks and Victor Shi dedicated to engaging all generations in politics via weekly unfiltered conversations with experts across the nation

September 09,2021

As Attorney General, Bill Barr undermined the core mission of the Department of Justice: fair and impartial justice under law. Jill Wine-Bank and Victor Shi are joined by Elie Honig, the author of a brand new best-selling book that details the corruption Bill Barr, “Hatchet Man: How Bill Barr Broke the Prosecutor’s Code and Corrupted the Justice Department.” We also discuss what AG Garland can and must do to repair the DOJ with Elie. Elie is currently a Senior Legal Analyst at CNN, Executive Director of the Rutgers Institute for Secure Communities at Rutgers University, and special counsel at Lowenstein and Sandler, working with partners in the White Collar Criminal Defense practice as a key advisor on investigations and trial strategy. Before his current positions, Elie served as Director of the Department of Law and Public Safety, New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice and worked for eight years as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, where he successfully prosecuted more than 100 members and associates of the mafias.

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