The Senate yesterday confirmed John Michael Vazquez to the district bench in New Jersey by a vote of 84 to 2. Vazquez is a graduate of Rutgers College and Seton Hall Univ. School of Law. He was in private practice in New Jersey for 20 years with an emphasis on white collar criminal defense. He also served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney from 2001 to 2006 as well as Assistant Attorney General from 2006 to 2008.