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Judicial Emergencies for August 2011

Judicial Emergencies As of 08/03/2011
Circuit/District Title Vacancy Created By Reason Vacancy Date Days Pending Weighted* Adjusted*
02 - NYE District Judge Gershon,Nina Senior 10/16/2008 1021 561
02 - NYW District Judge Larimer,David G. Senior 03/03/2009 883 659
02 - CCA Circuit Judge Calabresi,Guido Senior 07/21/2009 743 900
03 - PAM District Judge Caputo,A. Richard Senior 03/31/2009 855 529
03 - PAM District Judge Munley,James M. Senior 01/30/2009 915 529
04 - MD District Judge Messitte,Peter J. Senior 09/01/2008 1066 495
04 - NCE District Judge Howard,Malcolm J. Senior 12/31/2005 2041 630
04 - SC District Judge Duffy,Patrick Michael Senior 12/27/2009 584 448
04 - CCA Circuit Judge Williams,Karen J. Senior 07/08/2009 756 610
05 - TXE District Judge Heartfield,Thad Senior 01/01/2010 579 806
05 - TXS District Judge Rainey,John D. Senior 06/11/2010 418 725
05 - TXS District Judge Jack,Janis Graham Senior 06/01/2011 63 725
05 - TXS Chief District Judge Head Jr.,Hayden W. Senior 11/12/2009 629 725
05 - TXS District Judge Kent,Samuel B. Resigned 06/30/2009 764 725
05 - TXW District Judge Furgeson Jr.,W. Royal Senior 11/30/2008 976 751
05 - TXW District Judge Briones,David Senior 02/26/2009 888 751
05 - CCA Circuit Judge Wiener Jr.,Jacques L. Senior 09/30/2010 307 871
07 - ILN District Judge Coar,David H. Senior 08/12/2009 721 514
07 - WIW District Judge Shabaz,John C. Senior 01/20/2009 925 600
07 - CCA Circuit Judge Evans,Terence T. Senior 01/07/2010 573 528
08 - MOE District Judge Shaw,Charles A. Senior 12/31/2009 580 463
09 - AZ District Judge Murguia,Mary H. Elevated 01/03/2011 212 697
09 - AZ District Judge Roll,John M. Deceased 01/08/2011 207 697
09 - AZ District Judge Zapata,Frank R. Senior 08/03/2010 365 697
09 - CAC District Judge Larson,Stephen G. Resigned 11/02/2009 639 618
09 - NV District Judge Hunt,Roger L. Senior 05/26/2011 69 625
09 - CCA Circuit Judge New Position 01/21/2009 924 817
09 - CCA Circuit Judge Trott,Stephen S. Senior 12/31/2004 2406 817
09 - CCA Circuit Judge Kleinfeld,Andrew J. Senior 06/12/2010 417 817
10 - CO District Judge Figa,Phillip S. Deceased 01/05/2008 1306 629
10 - UT District Judge Kimball,Dale A. Senior 11/30/2009 611 549
11 - FLS District Judge Huck,Paul C. Senior 08/31/2010 337 665
11 - FLS District Judge Hurley,Daniel T. Senior 02/24/2009 890 665
11 - FLS District Judge Gold,Alan Stephen Senior 01/10/2011 205 665
11 - GAN District Judge Cooper,Clarence Senior 02/09/2009 905 560
11 - GAN District Judge Martin,Beverly B. Elevated 01/20/2010 560 560
11 - CCA Circuit Judge Birch Jr.,Stanley F. Retired 08/29/2010 339 983
11 - CCA Circuit Judge Black,Susan H. Senior 02/25/2011 159 983
Total Emergencies = 38
*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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