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Judicial Emergencies for March 2012

Judicial Emergencies As of 03/01/2012
Circuit/District Title Vacancy Created By Reason Vacancy Date Days Pending Weighted* Adjusted*
02 - NYW District Judge Larimer,David G. Senior 03/03/2009 1094 659
03 - PAM District Judge Caputo,A. Richard Senior 03/31/2009 1066 529
03 - PAM District Judge Vanaskie,Thomas I. Elevated 04/21/2010 680 529
04 - MD District Judge Messitte,Peter J. Senior 09/01/2008 1277 495
04 - NCE District Judge Howard,Malcolm J. Senior 12/31/2005 2252 630
05 - TXE District Judge Ward,T. John Retired 10/01/2011 152 806
05 - TXS District Judge Rainey,John D. Senior 06/11/2010 629 725
05 - TXS District Judge Jack,Janis Graham Senior 06/01/2011 274 725
05 - TXW District Judge Furgeson Jr.,W. Royal Senior 11/30/2008 1187 751
05 - TXW District Judge Briones,David Senior 02/26/2009 1099 751
05 - CCA Circuit Judge Benavides,Fortunato P. Senior 02/03/2012 27 871
07 - ILN District Judge Andersen,Wayne R. Retired 07/31/2010 579 514
07 - ILN District Judge Manning,Blanche M. Senior 02/01/2010 759 514
07 - ILN District Judge Coar,David H. Senior 08/12/2009 932 514
07 - WIW District Judge Shabaz,John C. Senior 01/20/2009 1136 600
07 - CCA Circuit Judge Evans,Terence T. Senior 01/07/2010 784 528
09 - AZ District Judge Zapata,Frank R. Senior 08/03/2010 576 697
09 - AZ District Judge Murguia,Mary H. Elevated 01/03/2011 423 697
09 - CAC District Judge Larson,Stephen G. Resigned 11/02/2009 850 618
09 - CAC District Judge Matz,A. Howard Senior 07/11/2011 234 618
09 - CAS District Judge Whelan,Thomas J. Senior 08/15/2010 564 536
09 - NV District Judge Hunt,Roger L. Senior 05/26/2011 280 625
09 - NV District Judge Pro,Philip M. Senior 12/31/2011 61 625
09 - CCA Circuit Judge Rymer,Pamela Ann Deceased 09/21/2011 162 817
09 - CCA Circuit Judge Schroeder,Mary M. Senior 12/31/2011 61 817
09 - CCA Circuit Judge Trott,Stephen S. Senior 12/31/2004 2617 817
09 - CCA Circuit Judge New Position 01/21/2009 1135 817
10 - UT District Judge Kimball,Dale A. Senior 11/30/2009 822 549
11 - FLM District Judge Lazzara,Richard A. Senior 12/17/2011 75 651
11 - FLS District Judge Gold,Alan Stephen Senior 01/10/2011 416 665
11 - FLS District Judge Jordan,Adalberto Elevated 02/15/2012 15 665
11 - GAN District Judge Cooper,Clarence Senior 02/09/2009 1116 560
11 - GAN District Judge Martin,Beverly B. Elevated 01/20/2010 771 560
11 - CCA Circuit Judge Birch Jr.,Stanley F. Retired 08/29/2010 550 983
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.
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