Vanita Gupta Event

On Tuesday, October 30, the University of Texas School of Law’s William Wayne Justice Center for Public Interest Law and Career Services Office will present speaker Vanita Gupta, Deputy Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties Union, Director of the ACLU’s Center for Justice, which houses the organization’s criminal justice reform, prisoners’ rights, and capital punishment work, and leader of the ACLU’s National Campaign to End Overincarceration. She has been involved in several significant Texas cases.
Gupta will speak about criminal justice reform and the fight to end over-incarceration in the Eidman Courtroom from 11:45am to 12:45pm. She will speak about her life in the law in the Jury Room from 12:45pm to 1:45pm. Lunch will be served 12:45 p.m. Audience members may attend one or both sessions.
Here’s a link to her bio:
Since we are co-sponsoring, it is very important that as many of us as possible attend. You will get Journal hours for your attendance, so please make a point to come out! Plus lunch is provided.