What light Manafort sentence says about justice disparities
Clip: 03/09/2019 | 6m 28s
A federal judge in Virginia sentenced Paul Manafort to less than four years in prison for tax and bank fraud--far less than the roughly 20 years called for under federal guidelines. The sentence prompted outcry, with critics arguing Manafort’s punishment highlights disparities in our criminal justice system. Judy Woodruff talks to Kevin Sharp, a former federal judge, for an insider’s perspective.
Aired: 03/09/19Video has closed captioning.
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