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Judicial Emergencies for December 2009

Judicial Emergencies As of 12/01/2009
Circuit/District Title Vacancy Created By Reason Vacancy Date Days Pending Weighted* Adjusted*
01 - CCA Circuit Judge Selya,Bruce M. Senior 12/31/2006 1066 624
02 - NYW District Judge Larimer,David G. Senior 03/03/2009 273 602
02 - VT District Judge Murtha,J. Garvan 273 253
02 - CCA Circuit Judge Calabresi,Guido Senior 07/21/2009 133 1135
02 - CCA Circuit Judge Sotomayor,Sonia Elevated 08/06/2009 117 1135
02 - CCA Circuit Judge Sack,Robert D. Senior 08/06/2009 117 1135
02 - CCA Circuit Judge Parker Jr.,Barrington D. Senior 10/10/2009 52 1135
03 - DE District Judge Jordan,Kent A. Elevated 12/13/2006 1084 441
03 - CCA Circuit Judge Alito Jr.,Samuel A. Elevated 01/31/2006 1400 587
03 - CCA Circuit Judge Van Antwerpen,Franklin S. Senior 10/23/2006 1135 587
04 - NCE District Judge Howard,Malcolm J. Senior 12/31/2005 1431 569
04 - VAE District Judge Payne,Robert E. Senior 05/07/2007 939 469
04 - CCA Circuit Judge Wilkins,William W. Senior 07/01/2007 884 658
04 - CCA Circuit Judge 884 658
04 - CCA Circuit Judge Widener Jr.,H. Emory Deceased 09/19/2007 804 658
05 - MSS District Judge Barbour Jr.,William Henry Senior 02/04/2006 1396 551
05 - TXW District Judge Briones,David Senior 02/26/2009 278 687
05 - TXW District Judge Furgeson Jr.,W. Royal Senior 11/30/2008 366 687
05 - CCA Circuit Judge Barksdale,Rhesa H. Senior 08/08/2009 115 894
06 - TNM District Judge Echols,Robert L. Senior 03/01/2007 1006 452
07 - ILN District Judge Filip,Mark Resigned 03/09/2008 632 474
07 - INS District Judge McKinney,Larry J. Senior 07/04/2009 150 630
07 - WIW District Judge Shabaz,John C. Senior 01/20/2009 315 587
08 - ARW District Judge Dawson,Robert T. Senior 08/14/2009 109 346
08 - ARW District Judge Barnes,Harry F. Senior 10/31/2008 396 346
08 - MN District Judge Rosenbaum,James M. Senior 10/26/2009 36 821
09 - CAC District Judge Manella,Nora Margaret Resigned 05/22/2006 1289 586
09 - CAE District Judge Damrell Jr.,Frank C. Senior 01/01/2009 334 1004
09 - CAN District Judge Jenkins,Martin J. Resigned 04/03/2008 607 579
09 - CCA Circuit Judge New Position 01/21/2009 314 912
09 - CCA Circuit Judge Trott,Stephen S. Senior 12/31/2004 1796 912
11 - FLM District Judge Bucklew,Susan C. 92 634
11 - FLS District Judge Hurley,Daniel T. Senior 02/24/2009 280 601
11 - CCA Circuit Judge Anderson III,R. Lanier Senior 01/31/2009 304 1174
Total Emergencies = 34
*Adjusted Filings per Panel and Weighted Filings per Judgeship are Calendar Year Data
A judicial emergency is defined as the following:
Circuit Court
  • any vacancy in a court of appeals where adjusted filings per panel are in excess of 700;
  • any vacancy in existence more than 18 months where adjusted filings are between 500 to 700 per panel.
  • District Court
  • any vacancy where weighted filings are in excess of 600 per judgeship;
  • any vacancy in existence more than 18 months where weighted filings are between 430 to 600 per judgeship;
  • any court with more than one authorized judgeship and only one active judge.
  • December 2009
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