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Glenn Kirschner

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Glenn L. Kirschner is an American attorney and former U.S. Army prosecutor who is NBC News/MSNBC legal analyst.
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The Chickenshit Club
Why the Justice Department Fails to Prosecute Executives
Jesse Eisinger - 2017-07-11
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From Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Jesse Eisinger, “a fast moving, fly-on-the-wall, disheartening look at the deterioration of the Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission…It is a book of superheroes” (San Franscisco Review of Books).Why were no bankers put in prison after the financial crisis of 2008? Why do CEOs seem to c...
Glenn Kirschner
Convictions are NEVER guaranteed. If we have sufficient evidence to indict & go to trial, we must do so even if there is a chance of an acquittal. Hence, it’s more important to try cases than to win cases. See also the book, “The Chickenshit Club” by @eisingerj      source
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The Right Stuff
Tom Wolfe - 2008-03-04 (first published in 1979)
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Tom Wolfe began The Right Stuff at a time when it was unfashionable to contemplate American heroism. Nixon had left the White House in disgrace, the nation was reeling from the catastrophe of Vietnam, and in 1979--the year the book appeared--Americans were being held hostage by Iranian militants. Yet it was exactly the anachronistic courage of his ...
Glenn Kirschner
@KatieOGrady4 Thank you, Katie. Loved that book - The Right Stuff.      source
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Shortest Way Home
One Mayor's Challenge and a Model for America's Future
Pete Buttigieg - 2019-02-12
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Once described by the Washington Post as “the most interesting mayor you’ve never heard of,” Pete Buttigieg, the thirty-seven-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has now emerged as one of the nation’s most visionary politicians. With soaring prose that celebrates a resurgent American Midwest, Shortest Way Home narrates the heroic transformation ...
Glenn Kirschner
@gingersforpete @PeteButtigieg @FrankBruni I already read Pete’s book (and tweeted out several compelling passages). It was an excellent read.      source
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