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Lani Guinier

Lani Guinier (born 1950) has been a professor at the University of Pennyslvania School of Law since 1992. In 1974, she graduated from Yale Law School. She served seven years as a litigator for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Guinier is an advocate of cumulative voting.

President Clinton nominated Guinier to be Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights, but later withdrew her nomination.