Just Pursuit: A Book Talk with Laura Coates '05

February 3, 2022, 12:15 to 1:15 pm
Walter F. Mondale Hall
Room 25

University of Minnesota Law School
229 19th Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55455


Photo credit: Amanda Ghobadi

Join Minnesota Law and Laura Coates '05 as she discusses her forthcoming book Just Pursuit: A Black Prosecutor's Fight for Fairness. 

Laura Coates is a CNN senior legal analyst, SiriusXM host, and adjunct professor at the George Washington University School of Law. A former federal prosecutor, Coates served as Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Columbia and a Trial Attorney in the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice, specializing in the enforcement of voting rights throughout the United States. As a civil rights attorney, she traveled throughout the nation supervising local and national elections and led investigations into allegations of unconstitutional voting practices. In private practice, Laura was an intellectual property litigator with an expertise in First Amendment and media law. A graduate of Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs, and the University of Minnesota Law School, Coates resides outside of Washington, DC, with her husband and two children. 

Purchase a copy of Just Pursuit today (available Jan. 18). Limited copies will be available for purchase onsite at the event. 

Light refreshments will be provided at the end of the event for those who RSVP to attend.

COVID-19: Face coverings are required of all event attendees and participants when inside University buildings, regardless of vaccination status. They can be removed when eating or drinking only. 

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