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5 Oct 2022, 4:30 am by Eric Segall
Lithwick writes the following about the march:Years later, when I told people that I felt bad for personally failing to take to the streets to protect the anti-racist counter protesters who stood up to white supremacists on August 12, I included the story about frantic calls to my big brother while I sobbed that there were Nazis parked on my sleepy residential street, and how I should have been out there slashing tires and punching fascists.The rest of the book tells the stories of remarkable women… [read post]
7 Mar 2023, 8:38 am by Gritsforbreakfast
I was part of a group of people who revived the ACLU in Texas after it had been dormant a number of years, and in 2000 we began organizing family members of the Tulia defendants to bring them to the capitol in Austin to push for drug-law reform.Along with Vanita Gupta, who at the time was a 26-year-old rookie and is now the #3 at the US Department of Justice, Jeff had taken on a civil suit on behalf of the Tulia defendants, and he was sure their family members were going to say… [read post]
16 Aug 2013, 8:41 am by Gritsforbreakfast
Our old pal Vanita Gupta had a column in the New York Times framing the issue of drug-war based overincarceration in terms of Texas' Tulia episode and suggesting more effective ways to reduce it. [read post]
7 Jan 2021, 10:02 am by Tia Sewell
He also named Lisa Monaco as deputy attorney general, Vanita Gupta as the No. 3 and Kristen Clarke as the assistant attorney general for civil rights. [read post]
27 May 2015, 3:58 am by SHG
As Vanita Gupta, head of OCR said, “today’s agreement really should serve as a model for those seeking to address similar issues in their communities,” which makes no sense at all. [read post]
23 Feb 2021, 4:53 am by SHG
Then again, he also named Catherine Lhamon to be a White House aide and Vanita Gupta to the number 3 post at DoJ, so maybe this wasn’t just a terrible mistake resulting from having no one else to pick. [read post]
11 Nov 2016, 5:49 am by Patricia Salkin
“The Fair Housing Act helps protect open, free and integrated communities,” said Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta, head of the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division. [read post]
10 Mar 2011, 8:44 pm by Jeralyn
Vanita Gupta of the ACLU tells Colorado Independent: The current budget proposal that cuts education, mental health and reentry programs is the perfect recipe for higher recidivism rates. [read post]
1 Jun 2017, 4:58 am by SHG
Even the ones beloved by progressives because of their conflicts with Trump, Sally Yates, Preet Bharara, even Vanita Gupta, are still prosecutors. [read post]
24 May 2022, 6:11 am by Irene
Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta praised Rossi, saying that “disrupting the devastating connections between race, poverty and injustice is hard work that requires exactly the kind of dedication and vision” Rossi has displayed at the DOJ. [read post]
14 Aug 2016, 10:25 am by Gritsforbreakfast
(They quoted our pal Vanita Gupta declaring there's a mismatch between community expectations and legal requirements on police shootings.)Focus more on proportionality in use-of-force policies and training.Adopt deescalation as a formal agency policy.Create a "duty to intervene& [read post]
2 Feb 2016, 10:19 pm by WOLFGANG DEMINO
"“We commend Toyota for its commitment to making changes to its business to ensure fair treatment for all customers, regardless of race or national origin,” said the head of DOJ’s Civil Rights Division, Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta. [read post]
29 Mar 2013, 10:44 am by Rahul Bhagnari, ACLU
For more, see these important resources and commentary on the state of indigent defense at Gideon's golden anniversary: Vanita Gupta and Ezekiel Edwards: Too Many Still Wait to Hear Gideon's Trumpet Tanya Greene: (Zealous, Properly-Resourced Defense) Lawyers for All! [read post]
2 Feb 2012, 3:00 pm by Lucas A. Ferrara, Esq.
  Attendees at this panel are eligible for 2 CLE credit in professional practice   Moderator: Parisa Dehghani-Tafti , Associate Professor of Law, New York Law School Vanita Gupta , Deputy Legal Director, American Civil Liberties Union Donna Lieberman , Executive Director, New York Civil Liberties Union Vince Warren , Executive Director, Center for Constitutional Rights Yolanda Vasquez , Clinical Supervisor and Lecturer,… [read post]
21 Jan 2021, 3:47 am by SHG
The second is that implementation of this foundational shift will be put in the hands of bureaucrats, like Catherine Lhamon of DoE Title IX infamy, and Vanita Gupta, who issued the DoJ transgender bathroom threats, both of whom are being brought back into the Biden administration. [read post]
10 May 2016, 5:58 pm by Joy Waltemath
“Under H.B. 2, nontransgender state employees may access restrooms and changing facilities that are consistent with their gender identity in public buildings, while transgender state employees may not,” wrote Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta. [read post]
9 Jan 2021, 3:29 am by SHG
And yet, her Title IX regs restored a modicum of due process to campus sex tribunals, which Biden, particularly now with Constitution-hating  Vanita Gupta named as his Number Three at Justice, promises to eliminate. [read post]
27 Jul 2021, 3:58 am by SHG
**Notably, there are exceptions, such as Vanita Gupta and Kristen Clarke, both of whom are bent on bending the civil rights piece of DoJ to their ideological agenda at the expense of law and the Constitution. [read post]
28 Dec 2016, 5:03 am by SHG
There is fear that we may lose all this with the change from Vanita Gupta, chief of OCR, to someone who is less devoted to protecting and defending people’s constitutional rights. [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]