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Just pursuit : a black prosecutor's fight for fairness in an unfair system / Laura Coates.

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  • ISBN: 9781982173760 : HRD
  • ISBN: 1982173769 : HRD
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, [2022]

Content descriptions

Formatted Contents Note:
Please don't come : on what happens when a black woman must aid in a deportation arrest -- Wanna see something funny? : on being trained by a white colleague how to interrogate a black defendant -- I want no part of this : on the older black woman victimwho pleads for lenience for a young black defendant -- She needed me to believe her : on the domestic assault victim afraid to be judged -- That's not me : on the real case of mistaken identity -- A seat at the (right) table : on the tension between blackpublic defenders and prosecutors -- Babyface : on the conviction of a baby-faced defendant who acts against his self-interest -- There's still time : on prosecuting a mother for child abuse while faced with the prospect of losing my own -- Not their son,too : on watching the victim's family beg not to have their son's murderer go to prison -- No one who had been raped would have ever : on watching a judge shame a teenage sexual assault victim based on her courtroom attire -- She's always been such a good girl : on cross-examining a naive and helpless mother trying to defend her daughter on trial -- Grandstanding for justice -- The chew : on the role of privilege in charging decisions -- I just don't believe in it : on the tension between illegal and wrong -- Chess pie : on a prosecutor embraced outside of the courtroom -- It didn't have to happen to me : on the haunting effect of secondary trauma -- Conclusion.
Summary, etc.:
"A powerful true story and groundbreaking account of bias in the courtroom from CNN senior legal analyst Laura Coates, recounting her time as a Black female prosecutor for the US Department of Justice"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Coates, Laura Gayle.
African American public prosecutors > United States > Biography.
Discrimination in criminal justice administration > United States.

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