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Caddo judge seeks seat on state Supreme Court

Caddo District Judge Scott Crichton Monday announced his plans to run for the District 2 seat on the Louisiana Supreme Court on Nov. 4, 2014. Crichton made the announcement to a packed crowd of supporters from across the legal and religion spectrum at Ernests Orleans Restaurant.<br><br>
Caddo District Judge Scott Crichton Monday announced his plans to run for the District 2 seat on the Louisiana Supreme Court on Nov. 4, 2014. Crichton made the announcement to a packed crowd of supporters from across the legal and religion spectrum at Ernests Orleans Restaurant.

District 2 is composed of nine parishes: Caddo, Bossier, Webster, DeSoto, Red River,Sabine, Natchitoches,Vernon,Beauregard, Allen and Evageline.

Crichton will oppoed incument Justice Jeff Victory, who has held the District 2 seat since January 1995. Victory announced on April9 that he will run for a third 10-year term.

Prior to his 23 years on the bench of Louisiana's First Judicial District court, Crichton spent 10 years as an assistant district attorney under then Caddo District Attorney Paul Carmouche, which followed 10 years in private practice.

In 2006, Crichton created and produced a program on consequences for teens and their parents called, "Don't let this be you." That program today has reahed more than 20,000 teens in the community.
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