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Judicial Emergencies for September 2011

Judicial Emergencies As of 09/01/2011
Circuit/District Title Vacancy Created By Reason Vacancy Date Days Pending Weighted* Adjusted*
02 - NYE District Judge Gershon,Nina Senior 10/16/2008 1050 561
02 - NYW District Judge Larimer,David G. Senior 03/03/2009 912 659
02 - CCA Circuit Judge Calabresi,Guido Senior 07/21/2009 772 900
03 - PAM District Judge Caputo,A. Richard Senior 03/31/2009 884 529
03 - PAM District Judge Munley,James M. Senior 01/30/2009 944 529
04 - MD District Judge Messitte,Peter J. Senior 09/01/2008 1095 495
04 - NCE District Judge Howard,Malcolm J. Senior 12/31/2005 2070 630
04 - SC District Judge Duffy,Patrick Michael Senior 12/27/2009 613 448
04 - CCA Circuit Judge Williams,Karen J. Senior 07/08/2009 785 610
05 - TXE District Judge Heartfield,Thad Senior 01/01/2010 608 806
05 - TXS District Judge Kent,Samuel B. Resigned 06/30/2009 793 725
05 - TXS District Judge Jack,Janis Graham Senior 06/01/2011 92 725
05 - TXS District Judge Rainey,John D. Senior 06/11/2010 447 725
05 - TXW District Judge Furgeson Jr.,W. Royal Senior 11/30/2008 1005 751
05 - TXW District Judge Briones,David Senior 02/26/2009 917 751
05 - CCA Circuit Judge Wiener Jr.,Jacques L. Senior 09/30/2010 336 871
07 - ILN District Judge Manning,Blanche M. Senior 02/01/2010 577 514
07 - ILN District Judge Coar,David H. Senior 08/12/2009 750 514
07 - WIW District Judge Shabaz,John C. Senior 01/20/2009 954 600
07 - CCA Circuit Judge Evans,Terence T. Senior 01/07/2010 602 528
08 - MOE District Judge Shaw,Charles A. Senior 12/31/2009 609 463
09 - AZ District Judge Murguia,Mary H. Elevated 01/03/2011 241 697
09 - AZ District Judge Zapata,Frank R. Senior 08/03/2010 394 697
09 - AZ District Judge Roll,John M. Deceased 01/08/2011 236 697
09 - CAC District Judge Larson,Stephen G. Resigned 11/02/2009 668 618
09 - CAC District Judge Matz,A. Howard Senior 07/11/2011 52 618
09 - NV District Judge Hunt,Roger L. Senior 05/26/2011 98 625
09 - CCA Circuit Judge Kleinfeld,Andrew J. Senior 06/12/2010 446 817
09 - CCA Circuit Judge New Position 01/21/2009 953 817
09 - CCA Circuit Judge Trott,Stephen S. Senior 12/31/2004 2435 817
10 - UT District Judge Kimball,Dale A. Senior 11/30/2009 640 549
11 - FLS District Judge Gold,Alan Stephen Senior 01/10/2011 234 665
11 - FLS District Judge Huck,Paul C. Senior 08/31/2010 366 665
11 - GAN District Judge Martin,Beverly B. Elevated 01/20/2010 589 560
11 - GAN District Judge Cooper,Clarence Senior 02/09/2009 934 560
11 - CCA Circuit Judge Black,Susan H. Senior 02/25/2011 188 983
11 - CCA Circuit Judge Birch Jr.,Stanley F. Retired 08/29/2010 368 983
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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