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16 Oct 2014, 7:09 am by Gritsforbreakfast
Wow, do I have mixed feelings about the Obama Administration nominating Vanita Gupta to head DOJ's Civil Rights division. [read post]
15 Oct 2014, 12:26 pm by Andrew M. Ironside
President Obama plans to nominate the ACLU's deputy legal director, Vanita Gupta, to head the DOJ's Civil Rights Division, WaPo's Sari Horwitz reports. [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]
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]
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]
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]
4 Sep 2012, 8:32 am by
By Vanita Gupta, Deputy Legal Director, ACLU, and Steve Hanlon, Partner, Holland & Knight Earlier this year, the Orleans Parish Defenders Office (OPD), which represents more than 80 percent of criminal defendants in Orleans Parish and handled 30,000 cases in 2011, faced a particularly severe fiscal crisis. [read post]
14 Jun 2012, 8:17 am by Lovechilde
Chettiar, Policy Counsel, and Vanita Gupta, Deputy Legal Director, at the American Civil Liberties Union. [read post]
13 Jun 2012, 9:45 am by
Chettiar, Policy Counsel, and Vanita Gupta, Deputy Legal Director, at the American Civil Liberties Union. [read post]
22 May 2012, 7:32 am by Gritsforbreakfast
I've little doubt Jeff Blackburn and Vanita Gupta, the attorneys spearheading that exoneration effort, would readily agree.There's a huge amount of raw luck involved in most exonerations, even in DNA cases: Was the evidence retained? [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]
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]
11 May 2012, 2:09 pm by Suzanne Ito
The ACLU's Vanita Gupta and Inimai Chettiar talk about how the bill comes up short here, and the ACLU of Oklahoma's Executive Director Ryan Kiesel offers his criticisms of the bill here. [read post]
4 May 2012, 11:34 am by Jessica Monaco, ACLU
A blog post by the ACLU’s Vanita Gupta explains the wide-reaching impact of that decision, and the creative strategies advocates are using to reform our criminal justice system despite it. [read post]
27 Mar 2012, 9:23 am by Dan Markel
., Clinical Professor of Law, Yale Law School Vanita Gupta ('01), Deputy Legal Director, American Civil Liberties Union Ketanji Brown Jackson, Vice Chair, United States Sentencing Commission Ronald Machen, United States Attorney, District of Columbia Glenn E. [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]
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]