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Doris Bray, born in Reidsville, N.C., in 1938, attended Lake Erie College for undergraduate and then went to Yale University for graduate school on a Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, focusing on American Studies. She graduated from UNC School of Law and was editor-in-chief of the N.C. Law Review. After law school she became the first woman to clerk at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (Bray worked for Judge J. Spencer Bell). Ms. Bray discusses her work as a practicing attorney including arguing in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in the Alford case. She also explains her transition from early criminal law work to business law practice in Greensboro.

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