Who were the judges?

February 18, 2010 

Howard Manning

Wake County Superior Court

N.C. Superior Court judge since 1996

Born in Durham, lives in Raleigh

Graduated from UNC Law School in 1968

Served in U.S. Navy from 1968 to 1972

Tanya T. Wallace

District Court

Chief District Court judge for N.C.'s 20th District since August 2000, District Court judge since 1987

Born in Winston-Salem, lives in Rockingham

Graduated from UNC Law School in 1980

Calvin Murphy

Mecklenburg County Superior Court

N.C. special Superior Court judge for District 26 since 2007

Before judicial appointment, was in private practice for 25 years and an assistant district attorney

Graduated from N.C. Central Law School in 1977

Served in the U.S. Army from 1971 to 1973

Compiled by news researcher Brooke Cain

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