Drew S. Days III

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Drew Saunders Days III (August 29, 1941 – November 15, 2020)[1] was an American lawyer and politician. He was Solicitor General of the United States from 1993 to 1996 under President Bill Clinton. He alsowas the first African American Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division in the Carter Administration from 1977 to 1980.[2]

He was the Alfred M. Rankin Professor of Law at Yale Law School.[3] He was born in Atlanta, Georgia.

Days died on November 15, 2020 in New Haven, Connecticut at the age of 79.[4]

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  1. Williams, Michael Warren (1993), "Days, Drew Saunders III", in Williams, Michael Warren (ed.), The African American encyclopedia, Volume 2, Marshall Cavendish Corp., p. 432, ISBN 9781854355454. Preview.
  2. Mauro, Tony (2009), "Days, Drew S. III", in Newman, Roger K. (ed.), The Yale biographical dictionary of American law, Yale University Press, pp. 155–156, ISBN 9780300113006. Preview.
  3. "Drew S. Days III (profile page)". law.yale.edu. Yale Law School.
  4. "Yale Law School Mourns the Death of Alfred M. Rankin Professor of Law Drew S. Days III". law.yale.edu. Yale Law School. November 16, 2020.