Judging A Book: Bashant Reviews 'Doing Justice'

Law360 (March 19, 2019, 12:02 PM EDT) -- This article is part of an Expert Analysis series of book reviews from judges.

Judge Cynthia Bashant Preet Bharara, as the United States attorney for the Southern District of New York, had a reputation as a crusader against public corruption. He earned convictions against New York state legislators as well as several insider traders. Now he has written a book titled "Doing Justice."

The book is divided into four areas of prosecution: investigation, accusation, judgment and punishment. Bharara intersperses his rules for moral decision-making with entertaining stories about mobsters, insider trading and sensationally familiar names.

With the book's subtitle, “A Prosecutor’s...

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