Commission Interviewing 9 Applicants August 25. Of the original 12 applicants for the two Court of Appeals vacancies, the Commission has decided to interview 9 of the applicants: David L. Abney, Paula S. Bickett, Margaret H Downie, Robert C. Houser, Jr., Timothy R. Hyland, Kirby D. Kongable, Sigmund G. Popko, and Judith R. Schaffert. and Peter Swann. The interviews are scheduled for August 25. For more information on the applicants and the upcoming process, click here.