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Duncan, Stuart Kyle

Born 1972 in Baton Rouge, LA

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Donald J. Trump on January 8, 2018, to a seat vacated by W. Eugene Davis. Confirmed by the Senate on April 24, 2018, and received commission on May 1, 2018.

Louisiana State University, B.A., 1994
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, J.D., 1997
Columbia Law School, LL.M., 2004

Professional Career:

Law clerk, Hon. John M. Duhe, Jr., U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, 1997-1998
Private practice, Houston, Texas, 1998-1999
Assistant solicitor general, State of Texas, 1999-2001
Private practice, Austin, Texas, 2001-2002
Associate-in-law, Columbia Law School, 2002-2004
Assistant professor of law, University of Mississippi School of Law, 2004-2008
Appellate chief, Office of the Attorney General, State of Louisiana, 2008-2012
General counsel, The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, Washington, D.C., 2012-2014
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 2014-2018

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit, October 2, 2017; no Senate vote