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James Wesley Harbison,, American lawyer. Bar: North Carolina 1959, New York 1960, United States District Court (southern and eastern districts) New York 1961, United States Court 2nd District Court of Appea circuit) 1962, United States Supreme Court 1968, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1970, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1975, United States Court Appeals (4th circuit) 1999.

Background

Harbison,, James Wesley was born on August 30, 1934 in Mooresville, North Carolina, United States. Son of James Wesley and Ola Mae (Bonney) Harbison.

Education

AB, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1956. Bachelor of Laws, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1959.

Career

Associate, Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett, New York City, 1960-1973;partner, Wickes, Riddell, Bloomer, Jacobi & McGuire, New York City, 1973-1978;partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, New York City, since 1979.

Religion

The faith should be based on the Bible, but also on reason, tradition, and personal experience.

Politics

All human life is created by God and therefore is significant and valuable. When governments implement the capital punishment, then the life of the convicted is devalued and all possibilities of change end.

Views

The sense of being connected is how the Church as a whole should be structured. At its heart is an understanding of the Christian community as the 'body of Christ '.

Membership

Served to captain United States Air Force, 1959-1960, New York A.N.G., 1960-1968. Member American Bar Association, North Carolina Bar Association, New York State Bar Association, New York City Bar Association, Federal Bar Council, Clubs: Metropolitan, Yale (New York City).

Connections

Married Margaret Geddes Morgan, April 15, 1961. Children: Anne, James.