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NACDL News: Vanita Gupta Receives Foundation Justice Award at FCJ Gala Dinner

By Ivan J. Dominguez, Ezra Dunkle-Polier, and Alexandra Funk

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Vanita Gupta

Civil rights pioneer Vanita Gupta was recently honored with the Foundation Justice Award from the Foundation for Criminal Justice (FCJ). The FCJ preserves and promotes the core values of NACDL and the American criminal justice system. Ms. Gupta received the award at the FCJ Awards Gala Dinner at the Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco, California, on July 28. The theme of the evening was “For the Public Good: Pro Bono and Liberty’s Last Champions.”

“Vanita Gupta’s contributions to criminal law reform are precisely in the spirit of the Foundation’s mission, and so we honor her and her work,” said FCJ President Gerald B. Lefcourt.

FCJ and NACDL Executive Director Norman L. Reimer said: “No one in our time has done more to advance the cause of justice for all people than Vanita Gupta.”

Ms. Gupta is a nationally recognized civil rights attorney who has devoted her entire career to protecting the rights of marginalized communities and

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