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Name Sessions, William K. III
City Burlington
State VT
Role(s) Judge : Federal, Article III
Race White
Gender M
Biographical
This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Sessions, William K. III
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This biographical data was taken from the Federal Judicial Center [link] on Aug 15, 2016:

Sessions, William K. III
Born 1947 in Hartford, CT

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Vermont
Nominated by William J. Clinton on June 30, 1995, to a seat vacated by Fred I. Parker. Confirmed by the Senate on August 11, 1995, and received commission on August 14, 1995. Served as chief judge, 2002-2010. Assumed senior status on June 15, 2014.

Education:
Middlebury College, B.A., 1969
George Washington University Law School, J.D., 1972

Professional Career:
U.S. Army first lieutenant, 1972-1977; active service, 1972-1973
Law clerk, Hon. Hilton Dier, Addison County [Vermont] District Court, 1973
Public defender, Addison County, Vermont, 1974-1978
Private practice, Middlebury, Vermont, 1978-1995
Adjunct professor, Vermont Law School, 1978-1995
Campaign manager, Leahy for U.S. Senate, 1992
U.S. Sentencing Commission, 1999-2010; vice chair, 1999-2009; chair, 2009-2010

compress summary

Case(s) DR-VT-0002 : National Federation of the Blind v. Scribd, Inc.
ED-VT-0001 : Upper Valley Ass'n for Handicapped Citizens v. Mills
JC-TX-0002 : DeVonish v. Garza
MH-VT-0003 : U.S. v. Vermont
PC-VT-0001 : Goldsmith v. Dean
PC-VT-0006 : Prisoner A v. State of Vermont


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