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Laura Coates on Her New Book "Just Pursuit"

Clip: 01/19/2022 | 18m 7s | Video has closed captioning.

Laura Coates was a trial attorney in the Civil Rights Division of the Justice Department, before becoming a prosecutor as assistant U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia. In her new book "Just Pursuit," she reveals the reality of working as a Black woman within a legal system that is widely considered racist. She joins Michel Martin to discuss how the pursuit of justice can create injustice.

Aired: 01/19/22

Rating: NR

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