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Name Beaty, James A. Jr.
City Winston-Salem
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 Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1949 in Whitmire, SC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born 1949 in Whitmire, SC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina
Nominated by William J. Clinton on August 25, 1994, to a seat vacated by Richard C. Erwin. Confirmed by the Senate on October 7, 1994, and received commission on October 11, 1994. Served as chief judge, 2006-2012. Assumed senior status on June 30, 2014.

Education:
Western Carolina University, B.A., 1971
University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1974

Professional Career:

Private practice, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1974-1981
Judge, Forsyth County [North Carolina] Superior Court, 1981-1994

Other Nominations/Recess Appointments:

Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, December 22, 1995; no Senate vote
Nominated to U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, January 7, 1997; no Senate vote


compress summary

Case(s) EE-NC-0005 : EEOC v. Great Steaks, Inc. d/b/a "Austin's Restaurant"
EE-NC-0088 : EEOC v. QUIK-CHEK, INC.
PB-NC-0004 : Clinton L. v. Cansler

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