Preet Bharara was the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York (SDNY) from 2009 until his firing by Jeff Sessions. During his tenure with the district, he prosecuted 100 Wall Street executives for insider trading and other offenses.
More recently, the SDNY has launched many major probes around the finances of Donald J. Trump as well as prosecuting Michel Cohen.
WikiTribune will be at the Oslo Freedom Forum from the 27th to 29th of May. This is your chance to ask questions directly to attendees. For a full list of attendees, see the WikiTribune WikiProject.
Read more about Preet Bharara on Wikipedia.
Potential interview questions:
- What do you feel is the greatest human rights issue facing the U.S. currently?
- With the talk of a possible challenge to Roe vs. Wade in the Supreme Court, do you see any other long standing legal precedents facing challenges in the courts in a similar manner?
- How do you see the make up of the Supreme Court changing over the coming decade?
- What do you feel will be the long term legacy of Trump’s presidency to date?
- Which of the democrats that have announced they are running do you feel is best placed to challenge Donald Trump for the presidency?
- Since the beginning of your time as DA for the SDNY in 2007 to now, what are the biggest changes to how terrorism is investigated and prosecuted?
- How do you feel the attitude has changed in the U.S. towards those that emigrate to the U.S. since your parents arrived in the 1970’s? What are the greatest challenges you’ve faced as a second generation American?
- Who do you view as potential key players in U.S. politics that are relatively unknown?
- What do you feel is an issue that the U.S. is facing that you feel is not being discussed by the media and public enough?
- What has the biggest surprise been about your transition from a DA to an author and podcaster?