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Historical Biography

Solicitor General: Drew S. Days, III

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Drew S. Days, III
40th Solicitor General, -

Drew S. Days, III, is the Alfred M. Rankin Professor at Yale Law School. At Yale, his teaching and writing have been in the fields of civil procedure, federal jurisdiction, Supreme Court practice, antidiscrimination law, comparative constitutional law (Canada and the United States) and international human rights. A graduate of Hamilton College and Yale Law School, Professor Days served on the staff of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund from 1969 to 1977. From 1977-1980, he was the Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights in the Carter Administration. Professor Days has been a member of the Yale Law Faculty since 1981, with the exception of a three-year stint (1993-1996) as the Solicitor General of the United States in the first Clinton Administration. Since 1997, he has been of counsel to Morrison & Foerster, heading the Supreme Court and appellate group in its Washington, D.C. office.

Updated September 18, 2023