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Name Wilkinson, James Harvie III
City Charlottesville
State VA
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Wilkinson, James Harvie III
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Wilkinson, James Harvie III
Born 1944 in New York, NY

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Nominated by Ronald Reagan on January 30, 1984, to a seat vacated by John Decker Butzner, Jr.. Confirmed by the Senate on August 9, 1984, and received commission on August 13, 1984. Served as chief judge, 1996-2003.

Education:
Yale University, B.A., 1967
University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1972

Professional Career:
U.S. Army, 1968-1969
Republican candidate for U.S. House of Representatives from Virginia, 1970
Law clerk, Hon. Lewis F. Powell, Supreme Court of the United States, 1972-1973
Faculty, University of Virginia School of Law, 1973-1978, 1983; associate professor, 1973-1978; professor, 1983
Editorial page editor, Norfolk Virginian-Pilot, 1978-1981
Deputy assistant attorney general, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice, 1982-1983

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, November 10, 1983; no Senate vote
Bibliography

compress summary

Case(s) CJ-MD-0001 : Evans v. Saar
CJ-MD-0003 : Oken v. Sizer
ID-NC-0001 : Thomas S. v. Flaherty
JC-MD-0007 : Jones v. Murphy
JC-MD-0015 : Mitchell v. Aluisi
JI-PR-0003 : Santana v. Collazo
PC-MD-0003 : Johnson v. Galley
PC-NC-0007 : Smith v. Bounds
PC-VA-0002 : Cagle v. Hutto
SD-NC-0001 : Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg County Board of Education
VR-VA-0062 : Project Vote/Voting for America v. Long


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