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J. Harvie Wilkinson III
J. Harvie Wilkinson III, 60
Also on the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals. He has been consistently conservative in his rulings since being put on the court by Reagan in 1984. Wilkinson wrote the majority 4th Circuit opinion in 1996 upholding the "don't ask, don't tell" policy that barred gays serving in the military from revealing their sexual orientation.
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