Preet Bharara On The Human Factor In The Justice System

Law360 (April 26, 2019, 11:58 AM EDT) -- "The rules are only a part of the story," Preet Bharara told me. "There are oceans of discretion in between those rules." The former United States attorney for the Southern District of New York was describing the enormous role that the human element plays in the administration of justice. It is a running theme throughout his new book, "Doing Justice – A Prosecutor's Thoughts On Crime, Punishment, And The Rule Of Law."

Preet Bharara on April 10 outside the Kimpton Hotel Monaco in Philadelphia. (Annie Pancak | Law360)

Bharara, curiously fired by President Donald Trump in 2017, was in Philadelphia earlier...

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