MONTPELIER -- The nine-member committee appointed to review the qualifications of candidates for the open seat on the United States District Court for the District of Vermont has announced the names of the candidates to be interviewed by U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) for the position of United States District Court Judge for the District of Vermont, replacing District Judge William Sessions who will be assuming senior status in June: Geoffrey W. Crawford, Vermont Supreme Court Justice; and John L. Pacht, Partner, Hoff Curtis Pacht Cassidy & Frame, P.C.

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