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Judicial Emergencies for July 2011

Judicial Emergencies As of 07/01/2011
Circuit/District Title Vacancy Created By Reason Vacancy Date Days Pending Weighted* Adjusted*
02 - NYE District Judge Gershon,Nina Senior 10/16/2008 988 561
02 - NYS District Judge Lynch,Gerard E. Elevated 09/17/2009 652 501
02 - NYW District Judge Larimer,David G. Senior 03/03/2009 850 659
02 - CCA Circuit Judge Calabresi,Guido Senior 07/21/2009 710 900
03 - DE District Judge Farnan Jr.,Joseph J. Retired 07/31/2010 335 568
03 - PAM District Judge Munley,James M. Senior 01/30/2009 882 529
03 - PAM District Judge Caputo,A. Richard Senior 03/31/2009 822 529
04 - MD District Judge Messitte,Peter J. Senior 09/01/2008 1033 495
04 - NCE District Judge Howard,Malcolm J. Senior 12/31/2005 2008 630
04 - CCA Circuit Judge Williams,Karen J. Senior 07/08/2009 723 610
05 - TXE District Judge Heartfield,Thad Senior 01/01/2010 546 806
05 - TXS Chief District Judge Head Jr.,Hayden W. Senior 11/12/2009 596 725
05 - TXS District Judge Rainey,John D. Senior 06/11/2010 385 725
05 - TXS District Judge Jack,Janis Graham Senior 06/01/2011 30 725
05 - TXS District Judge Kent,Samuel B. Resigned 06/30/2009 731 725
05 - TXW District Judge Briones,David Senior 02/26/2009 855 751
05 - TXW District Judge Furgeson Jr.,W. Royal Senior 11/30/2008 943 751
05 - CCA Circuit Judge Wiener Jr.,Jacques L. Senior 09/30/2010 274 871
07 - ILN District Judge Coar,David H. Senior 08/12/2009 688 514
07 - WIW District Judge Shabaz,John C. Senior 01/20/2009 892 600
09 - AZ District Judge Murguia,Mary H. Elevated 01/03/2011 179 697
09 - AZ District Judge Roll,John M. Deceased 01/08/2011 174 697
09 - AZ District Judge Zapata,Frank R. Senior 08/03/2010 332 697
09 - CAC District Judge Larson,Stephen G. Resigned 11/02/2009 606 618
09 - NV District Judge Hunt,Roger L. Senior 05/26/2011 36 625
09 - CCA Circuit Judge Kleinfeld,Andrew J. Senior 06/12/2010 384 817
09 - CCA Circuit Judge New Position 01/21/2009 891 817
09 - CCA Circuit Judge Trott,Stephen S. Senior 12/31/2004 2373 817
10 - CO District Judge Figa,Phillip S. Deceased 01/05/2008 1273 629
10 - UT District Judge Kimball,Dale A. Senior 11/30/2009 578 549
11 - FLS District Judge Gold,Alan Stephen Senior 01/10/2011 172 665
11 - FLS District Judge Huck,Paul C. Senior 08/31/2010 304 665
11 - FLS District Judge Hurley,Daniel T. Senior 02/24/2009 857 665
11 - GAN District Judge Cooper,Clarence Senior 02/09/2009 872 560
11 - CCA Circuit Judge Black,Susan H. Senior 02/25/2011 126 983
11 - CCA Circuit Judge Birch Jr.,Stanley F. Retired 08/29/2010 306 983
Total Emergencies = 36
*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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