History of the Federal Judiciary


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Norton, David C.
Born 1946 in Washington, DC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina
Nominated by George H.W. Bush on April 18, 1990, to a seat vacated by Solomon Blatt, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on June 28, 1990, and received commission on July 12, 1990. Served as chief judge, 2007-2012.

Education:
University of the South, B.A., 1968
University of South Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy, 1969-1972
Private practice, Charleston, South Carolina, 1975-1977, 1981-1990
Assistant deputy solicitor, Ninth Judicial Circuit, South Carolina, 1977-1980
City attorney, Isle of Palms, South Carolina, 1980-1985

 

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