Party affiliation: Democrat
Professor law Duke University Law School, Durham, North Carolina, 1950—1951, 1956—2009, founder, Center on Law, Ethics and National Security, 1993—2009. Commissioner United States Court Military Appeals, Washington, 1953-1955. Chief judge United States Court Appeals for the Armed Forces, 1980-1990, judge, 1990—1992, senior judge, 1992—2009.
Practice law Durham, 1955-1980. Councilor North Carolina State Bar Council, 1978-1983. President, director Triangle Telecasters, Durham, 1966-1977.
Born March 18, 1928