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Judicial Emergencies for May 2011

Judicial Emergencies As of 05/01/2011
Circuit/District Title Vacancy Created By Reason Vacancy Date Days Pending Weighted* Adjusted*
02 - NYE District Judge Gershon,Nina Senior 10/16/2008 927 561
02 - NYS District Judge Lynch,Gerard E. Elevated 09/17/2009 591 501
02 - NYW District Judge Larimer,David G. Senior 03/03/2009 789 659
02 - CCA Circuit Judge Calabresi,Guido Senior 07/21/2009 649 900
02 - CCA Circuit Judge Parker Jr.,Barrington D. Senior 10/10/2009 568 900
03 - PAM District Judge Caputo,A. Richard Senior 03/31/2009 761 529
03 - PAM District Judge Munley,James M. Senior 01/30/2009 821 529
04 - MD District Judge Messitte,Peter J. Senior 09/01/2008 972 495
04 - NCE District Judge Howard,Malcolm J. Senior 12/31/2005 1947 630
04 - CCA Circuit Judge Williams,Karen J. Senior 07/08/2009 662 610
05 - TXE District Judge Heartfield,Thad Senior 01/01/2010 485 806
05 - TXS District Judge Kent,Samuel B. Resigned 06/30/2009 670 725
05 - TXS District Judge Rainey,John D. Senior 06/11/2010 324 725
05 - TXS Chief District Judge Head Jr.,Hayden W. Senior 11/12/2009 535 725
05 - TXW District Judge Briones,David Senior 02/26/2009 794 751
05 - TXW District Judge Furgeson Jr.,W. Royal Senior 11/30/2008 882 751
05 - CCA Circuit Judge Wiener Jr.,Jacques L. Senior 09/30/2010 213 871
06 - TNM District Judge Echols,Robert L. Senior 03/01/2007 1522 517
07 - ILN District Judge Coar,David H. Senior 08/12/2009 627 514
07 - WIW District Judge Shabaz,John C. Senior 01/20/2009 831 600
09 - AZ District Judge Zapata,Frank R. Senior 08/03/2010 271 697
09 - AZ District Judge Murguia,Mary H. Elevated 01/03/2011 118 697
09 - AZ District Judge Roll,John M. Deceased 01/08/2011 113 697
09 - CAC District Judge Larson,Stephen G. Resigned 11/02/2009 545 618
09 - CAN District Judge Jenkins,Martin J. Resigned 04/03/2008 1123 598
09 - OR District Judge Haggerty,Ancer L. Senior 08/26/2009 613 514
09 - CCA Circuit Judge Trott,Stephen S. Senior 12/31/2004 2312 817
09 - CCA Circuit Judge New Position 01/21/2009 830 817
09 - CCA Circuit Judge Kleinfeld,Andrew J. Senior 06/12/2010 323 817
10 - CO District Judge Figa,Phillip S. Deceased 01/05/2008 1212 629
11 - FLM District Judge Adams Jr.,Henry Lee Senior 04/08/2010 388 651
11 - FLS District Judge Hurley,Daniel T. Senior 02/24/2009 796 665
11 - FLS District Judge Huck,Paul C. Senior 08/31/2010 243 665
11 - FLS District Judge Gold,Alan Stephen Senior 01/10/2011 111 665
11 - GAN District Judge Cooper,Clarence Senior 02/09/2009 811 560
11 - CCA Circuit Judge Birch Jr.,Stanley F. Retired 08/29/2010 245 983
11 - CCA Circuit Judge Black,Susan H. Senior 02/25/2011 65 983
Total Emergencies = 37
*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.
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