ABOUT VANITA GUPTA
Vanita Gupta has spent her entire career working for equal justice, fighting successfully for greater equity in our criminal legal system, and advancing the rights and dignity of every person in America. She is a proven creator of consensus who has built bridges between a wide range of people, interests, and ideologies. She has brought people together to develop meaningful solutions that make our communities safe — and has fought to protect the civil rights of everyone living within our borders.
Vanita Gupta would be a fierce champion for justice and can bring independence and integrity back to the department. As the first woman of color in U.S. history to serve as Associate Attorney General and the first civil rights lawyer to serve in one of the top three positions at the Justice Department, Vanita Gupta will bring a fresh perspective, empathy, and a strong commitment to making our laws better serve all communities.
Senator Chris Coons (D-Del.), leading civil rights and law enforcement organizations, and conservative leaders held a press call urging the Senate to confirm Vanita Gupta. Learn more about that call and watch a replay here.