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Judicial Vacancy List for April 2001


      Vacancies in the Federal
      Judiciary

      April 2, 2001


      Court
      Vacancy Created By
      Reason
      Vacancy Date
      Nominee
      Nomination

      Second Circuit

      CCA

      Winter, Ralph K. Senior 9/30/00

      NY-E

      Platt, Thomas C. Senior 2/1/01

      Third Circuit

      CCA

      Greenberg, Morton I. Senior 6/30/00

      Lewis, Timothy Resigned 6/30/99

      PA-E

      Cahn, Edward N. Retired 12/31/98

      Ludwig, Edmund V. Senior 5/20/97

      Shapiro, Norma L. Senior 12/31/98

      PA-W

      Bloch, Alan N. Senior 4/12/97

      Cohill, Maurice B. Jr. Senior 11/28/94

      Lee, Donald J. Senior 4/6/00

      Fourth Circuit

      CCA

      Ervin, Sam J. III Deceased 9/18/99

      Hamilton, Clyde H. Senior 11/30/99

      Murnaghan, Francis Deceased 8/31/00

      Phillips, J. Dickson Jr. Senior 7/31/94

      PL 101-650 New Position 12/1/90 *

      NC-E

      Britt, W. Earl Senior 12/7/97

      Fox, James C. Senior 1/31/01

      SC

      PL 106-553 New Position 12/15/00

      VA-E

      PL 106-553 New Position 12/15/00

      Fifth Circuit

      CCA

      Duhe, John M. Senior 4/7/99

      Garwood, William L. Senior 1/23/97

      Politz, Henry A. Senior 8/10/99

      LA-E

      Sear, Morey L. Senior 10/31/00

      MS-N

      Biggers, Neal Senior 10/1/00

      TX-N

      Maloney, Robert B. Senior 8/31/00

      TX-E

      Brown, Paul Senior 4/1/01

      Cobb, Howell Senior 3/1/01

      TX-S

      PL 106-553 New Position 12/15/00

      Vela, Filamon Senior 5/1/00

      TX-W

      PL 106-553 New Position 12/15/00

      Sixth Circuit

      CCA

      Keith, Damon Senior 5/1/95

      Kennedy, Cornelia Senior 3/1/99

      Merritt, Gilbert S. Senior 1/17/01

      Nelson, David A. Senior 10/1/99

      Ryan, James L. Senior 1/1/00

      KY-E

      Bertelsman, William O. Senior 2/1/01

      PL 106-553 New Position 12/15/00

      Wilhoit, Henry Senior 12/31/00

      MI-E

      Duggan, Patrick J. Senior 9/29/00

      Gadola, Paul V. Senior 1/31/01

      OH-N

      White, George W. Retired 2/26/99

      TN-W

      Turner, Jerome Deceased 2/12/00

      Seventh Circuit

      WI-E

      PL 106-553 New Position 12/15/00

      Eighth Circuit

      CCA

      Arnold, Richard Senior 4/1/01

      Beam, C. Arlen Senior 2/1/01

      Fagg, George Senior 5/1/99

      MO-E

      Gunn, George F. Jr. Senior 12/1/96

      MO-W

      Bartlett, D. Brook Deceased 1/21/00

      NE

      Cambridge, William Senior 7/11/00

      ND

      Conmy, Patrick Senior 1/5/00

      Ninth Circuit

      CCA

      Browning, James R Senior 9/1/00

      Hall, Cynthia Holcomb Senior 8/31/97

      Wiggins, Charles E. Senior 12/31/96

      AZ

      PL 106-113 New Position 11/29/99

      PL 106-553 New Position 12/15/00

      Strand, Roger G. Senior 4/28/00

      CA-E

      Karlton, Lawrence K. Senior 5/27/00

      CA-C

      Davies, John G. Retired 7/18/98

      Keller, William Senior 10/29/99

      Letts, J. Spencer Senior 12/19/00

      Paez, Richard A. Elevated 3/9/00

      Wardlaw, Kim McLane Elevated 7/31/98

      HI

      Kay, Alan C. Senior 1/1/00

      MT

      Lovell, Charles Senior 6/14/00

      Shanstrom, Jack D. Senior 1/30/01

      NV

      PL 106-553 New Position 12/15/00

      Rawlinson, Johnnie B. Elevated 7/21/00

      OR

      Jones, Robert E. Senior 5/1/00

      WA-W

      Bryan, Robert J. Senior 11/1/00

      Tenth Circuit

      CCA

      Anderson, Stephen H. Senior 1/1/00

      Baldock, Bobby R. Senior 1/26/01

      Porfilio, John C. Senior 10/15/99

      CO

      Weinshienk, Zita L. Senior 4/3/98

      KS

      Van Bebber, G. Thomas Senior 12/31/00

      NM

      Conway, John Edwards Senior 9/1/00

      PL 106-553 New Position 12/15/00

      OK-E

      Burrage, Billy Michael Resigned 3/1/01

      OK-N

      Brett, Thomas R. Senior 10/3/96

      OK-W

      Alley, Wayne E. Senior 5/16/99

      Thompson, Ralph G. Senior 12/16/99

      UT

      Sam, David Senior 11/1/99

      Eleventh Circuit

      CCA

      Cox, Emmett Ripley Senior 12/18/00

      AL-N

      Pointer, Sam C. Jr. Senior 11/19/99

      AL-S

      Howard, Alex T. Jr. Senior 10/21/96

      Vollmer, Richard W., Jr Senior 12/31/00

      FL-M

      PL 106-113 New Position 11/29/99

      FL-S

      Davis, Edward Senior 7/1/00

      PL 106-553 New Position 12/15/00

      GA-M

      Elliott, J. Robert Retired 12/31/00

      Fitzpatrick, Duross Senior 2/1/01

      District of Columbia Circuit

      CCA

      Buckley, James L. Senior 8/31/96

      Silberman, Laurence H. Senior 11/1/00

      Wald, Patricia M. Retired 11/16/99

      DC

      Harris, Stanley S. Senior 2/1/96

      Sporkin, Stanely Senior 2/12/99

      Federal Circuit

      CCA

      Plager, S. Jay Senior 11/30/00

      International Trade

      USIT

      Goldberg, Richard Senior 4/2/01


      Total Vacancies: 97

      Total Nominees Pending: 0

      * Roger L. Gregory holds this position for one year due to a recess appointment by President Clinton at the end of the 106th Congress. President Clinton nominated Mr. Gregory on January 3, 2001 to fill this position permanently. President Bush withdrew Mr. Gregory's nomination on March 13, 2001.

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