History of the Federal Judiciary

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Duncan, Allyson Kay
Born 1951 in Durham, NC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on April 28, 2003, to a seat vacated by Samuel J. Ervin III. Confirmed by the Senate on July 17, 2003, and received commission on August 15, 2003.

Hampton University, B.A., 1972
Duke University School of Law, J.D., 1975

Professional Career:
Associate editor, Lawyers Co-Operative Publishing Company, 1976-1977
Law clerk, Hon. Julia Cooper Mack, District of Columbia Court of Appeals, 1977-1978
Attorney, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 1978-1986
Associate professor, North Carolina Central University School of Law, 1986-1990
Associate judge, North Carolina Court of Appeals, 1990
Commissioner, North Carolina Utilities Commission, 1991-1998
Private practice, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1998-2003


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