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18 Jan 2010, 5:28 pm by Mary Whisner
The habeas team was spearheaded by Vanita Gupta, a young lawyer at the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, fresh out of law school and funded by a Soros fellowship. [read post]
8 Jan 2021, 3:00 am by Christopher Tyner
  Biden also announced Lisa Monaco as his nomination for deputy attorney general and Vanita Gupta as associate attorney general. [read post]
8 Dec 2015, 3:51 am by SHG
Vanita Gupta runs the DoJ’s civil rights division, which is generally views as being an arm apart from the prosecutorial body. [read post]
21 May 2012, 12:45 pm by Ziv Steinberg
 Additionally, the Washington Legislative Office Director Laura Murphy will offer opening remarks and the panel will be moderated by ACLU Deputy Legal Director Vanita Gupta. [read post]
Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta also thanked law students, their deans, and their clinical instructors for answering the call: “It is no exaggeration to say that the work you have done and are doing has saved lives. [read post]
7 Oct 2016, 8:32 am by Deborah Hammonds
“Ensuring that law enforcement agencies represent the diversity of the communities they serve can help restore trust and improve policing,” said Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta, head of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division. [read post]
31 Jul 2015, 7:45 am by Robert Kraft
‘People with disabilities who travel must be able to count on getting the accessible cabin they reserve and the cruise lines must provide equal access to the choice of amenities and attractions that passengers expect from a major cruise company like Carnival Corporation,’ Vanita Gupta of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division said in a statement. [read post]
News & World Report published an op-ed by ACLU Deputy Legal Director Vanita Gupta on the recent spate of state proposals to require drug testing of individuals receiving many forms of public assistance. [read post]
The Department is awaiting the confirmations of Lisa Monaco, a domestic terrorism expert, and Vanita Gupta, a civil rights attorney. [read post]
4 Mar 2015, 3:49 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
”  “While the findings in Ferguson are very serious and the list of needed changes is long, the record of the Civil Rights Division’s work with police departments across the country shows that if the Ferguson Police Department truly commits to community policing, it can restore the trust it has lost,” said Acting Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta of the Civil Rights Division. [read post]
14 Oct 2015, 10:40 am by Joseph Fishkin
--Urja Mittal, Lina Khan, Jake Struebing, and Brian HighsmithFriday, October 162:15pm-3:00pm - Opening Keynote: Acting Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta3:05pm-4:20pm - Panel 1: Economic Inequality as a Threat to DemocracyJacob Hacker, James Kwak, Jedediah Purdy, Wendy WeiserThis panel will discuss the ways that extreme inequality strains -- and perhaps even precludes -- democratic practice. [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]
18 Nov 2015, 7:27 am by Gritsforbreakfast
That's a common denominator in a large proportion of false convictions which result in exonerations.The DissentersHere's an interesting piece on the politics of judicial dissents.Cry me a river: PDs grouse about federal consent decreesThe Washington Post and PBS Frontline examined major DOJ interventions at police departments in a story which finds our old pal Vanita Gupta called to account for agency actions taken years before she assumed control of the Civil Rights… [read post]
19 Apr 2013, 1:35 pm by Alex Vitrak
A group of criminal justice researchers and reform advocates, including the ACLU’s Vanita Gupta and Kara Dansky, released a paper this week proposing a revitalized model for justice reinvestment—the strategy of reducing prison populations through policy reform and using the cost savings to invest in high-incarceration communities to make them safer, stronger, and more equitable. [read post]
13 Mar 2021, 1:07 pm by Victoria Gallegos
  Sewell shared a livestream of the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the nominations of Lisa Monaco and Vanita Gupta to serve as top officials in the Justice Department. [read post]
16 Sep 2021, 1:10 pm by Christiana Wayne
Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta said during the press conference announcing the review, “The Civil Rights Act’s Title VI guarantees equal opportunity and full participation in federally-funded programs. [read post]
17 Mar 2016, 3:25 pm by Gritsforbreakfast
"DOJ critical of using arrest warrants for collectionsI'm thrilled to see my old pal Vanita Gupta at the Civil Rights Division of the Justice Department targeting excessive fines and fees and debtors' prison policies. [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]
3 Jan 2023, 6:13 pm by Erica Blachman Hitchings
  In announcing the lawsuit, Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta did not mince words: In short, the government’s complaint alleges that, for years, AmerisourceBergen prioritized profits over its legal obligations and over Americans’ wellbeing. [read post]