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25 Jul 2023, 7:05 am by Daniel M. Kowalski
“We allege that Texas has flouted federal law by installing a barrier in the Rio Grande without obtaining the required federal authorization,” said Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta. [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]
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]
Biden will also reportedly name Lisa Monaco as deputy attorney general, Vanita Gupta as associate attorney general and Kristen Clarke as assistant attorney general for civil rights. [read post]
28 Apr 2021, 2:02 am by Deb Givens
Senate Democrats, joined by Lisa Murkowski, confirm Vanita Gupta for a top Justice Dept. job. [read post]
15 Mar 2021, 2:17 am by Deb Givens
  Vanita Gupta, President Joe Biden’s nominee for the Justice Department’s No. 3 post, said on Tuesday that she doubts that big tech companies would be excited about her being confirmed and promised to pursue vigorous enforcement of antitrust law. [read post]
26 May 2022, 9:25 am by Jon Brodkin
"The $150 million penalty reflects the seriousness of the allegations against Twitter, and the substantial new compliance measures to be imposed as a result of today's proposed settlement will help prevent further misleading tactics that threaten users' privacy," DOJ Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta said. [read post]
7 Aug 2009, 2:31 am
American Civil Liberties Union attorney Vanita Gupta welcomed the news on the Hutto jail, calling it long overdue. [read post]
1 Mar 2017, 2:55 am by Walter Olson
Bob Goodlatte, earlier (in face of veto prospect, committee approved bill last term by 18-6 vote), more] Did Obama DoJ civil rights chief Vanita Gupta act without lawful authority? [read post]
21 May 2012, 3:38 pm by Ziv Steinberg
Bill Seitz) The panel, from left to right, ACLU’s Vanita Gupta, Texas State Rep. [read post]
6 May 2016, 3:37 am by SHG
Perhaps you agree with Vanita Gupta and Catherine Lhamon. [read post]
3 Jun 2015, 8:06 am by Allison Tussey
Attorney Melinda Haag, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General of the Civil Rights Division Vanita Gupta, and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Director Richard Cordray announced the consent order. [read post]
19 Aug 2011, 10:28 am by Rebecca McCray, Center for Justice
Here are a few of the places our report has appeared since its release: Trend to Lighten Harsh Sentences Catches On in Conservative States The New York Times quoted Vanita Gupta, ACLU Deputy Legal Director, and referenced our report in an article discussing the opportunities for criminal justice reform that have found support in conservatives and liberals alike. [read post]
24 Feb 2016, 7:25 am by Gritsforbreakfast
I miss Vanita, we haven't spoken since she became a big shot.Compensating Alfred BrownI'll be interested to see if the Comptroller gives compensation to Alfred Dwayne Brown. [read post]
20 Mar 2013, 7:44 am by Rahul Bhagnari, ACLU
While you're putting the finishing touches on your brackets, Duane Buck's lawyers will today be releasing a letter protesting his race-based death sentence, signed by elected officials, civil rights leaders, faith leaders, legal professionals, past and present ABA presidents, a former governor and concerned citizens, among them our very own Vanita Gupta, Deputy Legal Director, Denny LeBouef, Capital Punishment Project Director, and Dennis Parker, Racial Justice Project Director. [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]
” Associate attorney general Vanita Gupta called the right to vote “foundational” and said, “These redistricting plans will diminish the opportunities for Latino and Black voters in Texas to elect their preferred representatives. [read post]
6 Jul 2016, 7:20 am by Robert Kraft
” Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta said in a statement that “people with disabilities deserve privacy, autonomy and dignity. [read post]