Rating: 4 out of 5.

For four years Laura Coates worked as a federal prosecutor for the Department of Justice in the District of Columbia. During her tenure she witnessed instances that, while perhaps legally right, were not just. Throughout a series of sixteen essays Ms. Coates describes cases that she handled, or witnessed, that involved black and brown defendants policed, prosecuted and judged differently than white defendants.

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