In this special episode of the CAFE Insider podcast, United States Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta joins Joyce Vance to reflect on her first year in office.
They talk about the Department of Justice's investigations into January 6th, the relationship between civil rights activists and law enforcement, and the ongoing work to preserve reproductive and voting rights. Plus, how does DOJ make decisions around what kind of information to share with the public?
In a segment of the interview exclusively for CAFE Insiders, Gupta speaks about DOJ’s work to ensure safe prison conditions.
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Hey, folks. Joyce Vance here. Preet is out this week. So today we’re bringing you a special episode of the CAFE Insider Podcast. United States Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta joins me to reflect on her first year in office. Gupta has dedicated her life to public service. She led the Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division during the Obama administration. Then she served as president and CEO of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.
Earlier in her career she spearheaded high-profile cases at the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund and at the ACLU Center for Justice and Equality. Now as associate attorney general, Gupta oversees an array of DOJ units, including the civil, civil rights, antitrust, and environment and natural resources division. So, it’s our honor to have with us today Vanita Gupta, the associate attorney general of the justice department. Madam associate attorney general it really is a pleasure and happy one-year anniversary at the department of justice to you.