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Name Phillips, James Dickson Jr.
City Chapel Hill
State NC
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born September 23, 1922, in Scotland County, NC
Died August 27, 2017, in Chapel Hill, NC
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Sep 27, 2017:

Born September 23, 1922, in Scotland County, NC
Died August 27, 2017, in Chapel Hill, NC

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
Nominated by Jimmy Carter on July 20, 1978, to a seat vacated by J. Braxton Craven, Jr. Confirmed by the Senate on August 11, 1978, and received commission on August 11, 1978. Assumed senior status on July 31, 1994. Service terminated on August 27, 2017, due to death.

Education:
Davidson College, B.S., 1943
University of North Carolina School of Law, J.D., 1948

Professional Career:

U.S. Army first lieutenant, 1943-1946
Assistant director, Institute of Government, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1948-1949
Private practice, Laurinburg, North Carolina, 1949-1955
Private practice, Fayetteville, North Carolina, 1955-1959
Faculty, University of North Carolina School of Law, 1960-1978; lecturer and associate professor of law, 1960-1964; dean, 1964-1974; professor of law, 1964-1978


compress summary

Case(s) JC-MD-0004 : Dotson v. Satterfield
JC-MD-0015 : Mitchell v. Aluisi
JC-VA-0010 : Logan v. Shealy
JI-NC-0003 : Willie M. v. Hunt
PB-NY-0012 : Rodriguez v. Whalen
PC-MD-0007 : Nelson v. Collins
PC-NC-0007 : Smith v. Bounds
PC-SC-0002 : Nelson v. Leeke
SD-NC-0001 : Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg County Board of Education

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