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Name Wynn, James Andrew Jr.
City Chapel Hill
State NC
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race African-American
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Wynn, James Andrew Jr.
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Wynn, James Andrew Jr.
Born 1954 in Robersonville, NC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Nominated by Barack Obama on November 4, 2009, to a seat vacated by James Dickson Phillips, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on August 5, 2010, and received commission on August 10, 2010.

Education:
University of North Carolina, B.A., 1975
Marquette University Law School, J.D., 1979
University of Virginia School of Law, LL.M., 1995

Professional Career:
U.S. Navy captain, JAG Corps, 1979-1983
U.S. Naval Reserve captain, JAG Corps, 1983-2009
Assistant appellate defender, State of North Carolina, 1983-1984
Private practice, Wilson and Greenville, North Carolina, 1984-1990
Associate judge, North Carolina Court of Appeals, 1990-1998, 1999-2010
Associate justice, Supreme Court of North Carolina, 1998

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, August 5, 1999; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, January 3, 2001; nomination withdrawn by president, March 19, 2001

compress summary

Case(s) FA-VA-0001 : Liberty University, Inc. v. Geithner
JC-MD-0007 : Jones v. Murphy
PC-VA-0018 : Prieto v. Clarke


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