|Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit|
November 26, 2002
|Appointed by||George W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Clyde Hamilton|
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina|
October 30, 1990 – November 26, 2002
|Appointed by||George H. W. Bush|
|Preceded by||Karen Henderson|
|Succeeded by||Henry Floyd|
January 28, 1953 |
Cordova, South Carolina, U.S.
|Alma mater||Wofford College
University of South Carolina, Columbia
Dennis Wayne Shedd (born January 28, 1953 in Cordova, South Carolina) is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Shedd attended Orangeburg Preparatory Schools in Orangeburg, South Carolina. He received his Bachelor of Arts from Wofford College, his Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law, and an L.L.M. from the Georgetown University Law Center. He went on to become chief counsel and staff director for the Senate Committee on the Judiciary while in the employ of Senator Strom Thurmond. He moved to South Carolina to practice law in 1988. During that time, he served as an adjunct professor of law at the University of South Carolina School of Law.
President George H.W. Bush nominated Shedd on October 17, 1990 to the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina . Shedd was confirmed and then received commission on October 30, 1990. He served as a judge for the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina until his appointment to the Fourth Circuit.
Fourth Circuit nomination and confirmation
Shedd was nominated by President George W. Bush on September 4, 2001 and confirmed 55-44 by the United States Senate on November 19, 2002. Shedd was the second judge nominated to the Fourth Circuit by Bush and confirmed by the Senate.
- Dennis Shedd at the Biographical Directory of Federal Judges, a public domain publication of the Federal Judicial Center.
|Judge of the United States District Court for the District of South Carolina
|Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit