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Civil rights lawyer, professor Lani Guinier dead at 71

Lani Guinier, a civil rights lawyer and scholar whose nomination by President Bill Clinton to head the Justice Department’s civil rights division was pulled after conservatives criticized her views on correcting racial discrimination, has died.

By NBC Sacramento , in Sacramento , at January 8, 2022

Original article posted at https://www.kcra.com/article/lani-guinier-dead-at-71/38700394

Lani Guinier, a civil rights lawyer and scholar whose nomination by President Bill Clinton to head the Justice Department’s civil rights division was pulled after conservatives criticized her views on correcting racial discrimination, has died.

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