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6 Jan 2021, 11:17 am by Jonathan H. Adler
The AP is reporting Biden will nominate former Obama Administration Homeland Security advisor Lisa Monaco as Deputy Attorney General, former Justice Department civil rights chief Vanita Gupta as Associate Attorney General and Kristen Clarke, president of Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, as Assistant AG for Civil Rights. [read post]
27 Dec 2020, 9:57 am by Gritsforbreakfast
Legislators might remember that when the Austin-bashing bills come up: He could come for your guys next.Anyway, Texas' defund-the-task-forces campaign required many years of steady, persistent, opportunistic advocacy work, including years-long litigation that launched careers: The main civil case coming out of Tulia was steered by Innocence-Project-of-Texas founder Jeff Blackburn and Vanita Gupta, who went on to lead the Civil Rights Division in Obama's DOJ and now runs… [read post]
10 Dec 2020, 2:40 pm
I’m not going to hesitate to do it, but what I’m not going to do is I’m not going to do what used to — Vanita [Gupta], you probably used to get angry with me during the debates, when you’d have some of the people you were supporting saying, ‘On Day 1, I’m gonna have an executive order to do this! [read post]
30 Jun 2020, 12:24 pm by David Oscar Markus
Now he’s dead.— Vanita Gupta (@vanitaguptaCR) June 30, 2020 [read post]
25 Jun 2020, 1:00 am by CAFE
  Link to Vanita Gupta episode: Link to Cynthia Deitle episode: Link to Sherrilyn Ifill episode: Link to Bryan Stevenson episode:… [read post]
15 Feb 2020, 7:11 am by John Floyd
The head of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Vanita Gupta, responded with truth to Trump’s Super Bowl ad with this tweet: “Trump is running on criminal justice reform? [read post]
27 Oct 2019, 4:40 am by SHG
There was Vanita Gupta, heading the Office of Civil Rights at the Department of Justice, who issued guidance that schools violated Title IX by denying transgender students the right to use facilities, from bathrooms and locker rooms to sleeping accommodations, based on their gender identities. [read post]
15 Oct 2019, 5:48 am by Josh Blackman
Saenz (MALDEF), Cecillia Wang (ACLU), Current/Former Government Officers: Xavier Becerra (California AG), Sharon Block (one of the three NLRB appointments at issue in Noel Canning), Vanita Gupta (Former Obama DOJ), Lawrence Krasner (Philadelphia DA), Catharine Lhamon (U.S. [read post]
5 Sep 2019, 12:53 pm by Vanita Gupta and Sharon McGowan
Vanita Gupta is President and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights. [read post]
8 May 2019, 12:30 pm
”- Vanita Gupta, President and CEO of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights “V-Day and One Billion Rising mourn the loss of Lenora Lapidus, fierce vagina warrior, who led the Women’s Rights Project at the ACLU with brilliance, compassion, and devotion. [read post]
17 Jan 2019, 1:00 am by CAFE
    On this episode of Stay Tuned, Preet and David discuss: -        The latest reporting from the New York Times and the Washington Post on Trump and Russia -        The key components of a successful sanctions program and the Trump administration’s approach to Russia and North Korea -        The persisting threat of jihadist ideology … [read post]
15 Jul 2018, 7:50 am by Gritsforbreakfast
Ted Cruz to support the federal FIRST-STEP Act, which regrettably puts us at odds with some national reform groups like the ACLU and the Leadership Conference (now headed by our old pal Vanita Gupta, lately of Obama-Administration fame).Other #cjreformers like Families Against Mandatory Minimums, the #Cut50 campaign, and Right on Crime support the measure.Decision TimeAs Just Liberty's Policy Director, I had to make my own assessment. [read post]
12 Jul 2018, 1:00 am by CAFE
Vanita Gupta is president of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and worked in the Obama Administration. [read post]
11 Mar 2018, 7:45 pm by John Floyd
  Federal Prosecutors Attempt to Regain Public Trust   “[Mark Cowden] abused his power as a law enforcement official, using excessive force to harm a person in his custody,” Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta said after sentencing. [read post]
26 Dec 2017, 10:17 am by Lawrenz Fares
The 2016 guideline was initially put in place by Vanita Gupta [ACLU profile], the former head of the Civil Rights Division... [read post]
30 Nov 2017, 11:38 am by NCC Staff
Vanita Gupta is the president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights. [read post]
15 Nov 2017, 12:39 pm by Gritsforbreakfast
Our old pal Vanita Gupta - who was one of the lead attorneys on behalf of those convicted-and-later-pardoned in the Tulia drug stings back in the day - is now running the Leadership Conference after a stint in the Obama Administration running the DOJ Civil Rights Division, so it's nice to see her still producing good work.In light of this news, it seemed like an opportune moment to pull out a brief excerpt from the November Reasonably Suspicious podcast, in which Grits offered… [read post]
15 Nov 2017, 8:46 am by Eva Ruth
Those agencies were then able to apply for the $10 million in state grants earmarked to help departments pay for their cameras.Yu and his fellow researchers - including former Vanita Gupta, former Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General and head of the Civil Rights Division at the U.S. [read post]