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Elie Honig and Paul Rieckhoff Episode 381

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Release Date: 06/29/2021

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Stand Up is a daily podcast. I book,host,edit, post and promote new episodes with brilliant guests every day.   and gain access to a community of over 800 awesome, curious, kind, funny, brilliant, generous souls. We hang out virtually on Thursday Nights at 8pm EST and anytime all of the time on Discord Kirk Wallace Johnson is an author and screenwriter.  His books include , , .  He is also the creator of Drug Spies, a scripted series about pharmaceutical espionage.  He is the founder of . His  has appeared...

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Elie Honig's new book is Hatchet Man: How Bill Barr Broke the Prosecutor's Code and Corrupted the Justice Department

Elie Honig is the Executive Director of the Rutgers Institute for Secure Communities.Before joining the Institute, Honig served as Deputy Director, and then Director, of the New Jersey Division of Criminal Justice from 2012 through 2018.  While Director, Honig oversaw a staff of over 500 law enforcement professionals, including prosecutors, detectives, analysts and support staff. During his tenure, the Division charged and prosecuted sweeping cases against street gangs, drug trafficking organizations, illegal firearms traffickers, corrupt public officials, child predators and white-collar corporate thieves. The Division also developed new practice areas aimed at emerging criminal threats including cybercrime, human trafficking, post-Sandy fraud and diversion of prescription painkillers.  As Director, Honig spearheaded successful statewide policy initiatives focused on bail reform, police-involved shooting response, body-worn cameras, community policing, internal affairs, witness protection and deconfliction.

Prior to joining the Division of Criminal Justice, Honig worked for eight years as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, prosecuting and trying cases involving organized crime, human trafficking, public corruption, and violent crime. From 2010 through 2012, Honig served as Deputy Chief, and later Co-Chief, of the Organized Crime Unit. Honig successfully prosecuted over 100 members and associates of La Cosa Nostra, including Bosses and other high-ranking members of the Gambino and Genovese Organized Crime Families. Honig convicted several mafia leaders of crimes including murder, racketeering, robbery, extortion and other charges at various trials. Honig also charged and tried large-scale cases involving public corruption and human trafficking. As an Assistant United States Attorney, Honig tried 15 cases to jury verdict, and argued over 20 cases in the Second Circuit Court of Appeals.

Before joining the United States Attorney’s Office in 2004, Honig worked as an associate at the law firm of Covington & Burling, in Washington, D.C. Honig obtained his undergraduate degree from Rutgers College (New Brunswick) in 1997.  As a Rutgers undergraduate, Honig completed the General Honors Program; was selected as an Eagleton Institute Undergraduate Associate; served as a student government officer; and was inducted in the Cap and Skull Society.

Paul  Rieckhoff is an American writer, social entrepreneur, advocate, activist and veteran of the United States Army and the Iraq War. He is the President of Righteous Media Inc and the host of the Independent Americans podcast  prior to that, he was the founder, CEO and executive director of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA),a non-partisan non-profit founded in 2004 with tens of thousands of members in all 50 US states. IAVA is America's first and largest Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans group. He served as an army first lieutenant and infantry rifle platoon leader in Iraq from 2003 through 2004.

He wrote an awesome book about his time in Iraq called Chasing Ghosts