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|Current Court Information:|
|United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit|
|Appointed by:||George W. Bush|
|Active:||8/15/2003 - Present|
|Preceded by:||Samuel Ervin|
|Home State:||Durham, NC|
|Undergraduate:||Hampton U. '72|
|Law School:||Duke Law '75|
Allyson Kay Duncan (b. 1951) is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. She was appointed to the court by President George W. Bush.
Early life and education
Duncan was an Associate Editor of the Lawyers Co-Operative Publishing Company from 1976 to 1977 before serving as a law clerk for federal appeals judge, Julia Cooper Mack, in the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit from 1977 to 1978. In 1978, Duncan was Staff Attorney for the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission from 1978 to 1986 before becoming an Associate Professor for the North Carolina Central University School of Law from 1986 to 1990. Duncan was an Associate Appeals Judge for the North Carolina Court of Appeals in 1990 before becoming a commissioner for the North Carolina Utilities Commission from 1991 to 1998. Duncan was a private practice attorney in the State of North Carolina from 1998 to 2003.
On the recommendation of North Carolina U.S. Senators Elizabeth Dole and Richard Burr, Duncan was nominated to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit by President George W. Bush on April 28, 2003, to a seat vacated by Samuel Ervin. Duncan was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on July 17, 2003 on a Senate vote and received commission on August 15, 2003.
Awards and associations
- Judge Allyson Duncan Federal Judicial Center Biography
- Judge Allyson Duncan Duke Law Alumni Bio
- Federalreview.com article on Judge Allyson Duncan
- Allyson Duncan, Taking the Fourth, '75
- Allyson K. Duncan; Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit
- 4th Circuit Nominee Has Broad Backing
|Federal judicial offices|
|Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
Chief Judge: William Traxler • Barbara Keenan • Steven Agee • Harvie Wilkinson • Paul Niemeyer • Diana Motz • Robert King • Roger Gregory • Dennis Shedd • Allyson Duncan • Henry Floyd • James Wynn • Albert Diaz • Stephanie Thacker
|Former judges||Hugh Lennox Bond • Karen J. Williams • Blane Michael • Michael Luttig • Emory Sneeden • Samuel Ervin • James Sprouse • Charles Henry Simonton • Nathan Goff • Edmund Waddill • Jeter Connelly Pritchard • Martin Augustine Knapp • John Carter Rose • Charles Albert Woods • Morris Ames Soper • Elliott Northcott • John Johnston Parker • Armistead Dobie • Harrison Winter • James Craven • Donald Russell • Albert Bryan, Sr. • John Butzner • Hiram Widener • Herbert Boreman • John Field • Kenneth Hall • J. Spencer Bell • Clement Haynsworth • Francis Murnaghan • Simon Sobeloff • William Walter Wilkins •|
|Former Chief judges|
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