Allyson Duncan has been a judge, a law professor, and president of the North Carolina Bar Association. But she's never been controversial -- and that could secure her a seat on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Duncan, a Republican, is known as a consensus-builder who has managed to bridge the rancorous divide between political parties that has kept North Carolina unrepresented in the 4th Circuit since 1999.
4th Circuit Nominee Has Broad Backing
July 1, 2003