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Judicial Emergencies for May 2012

Judicial Emergencies As of 05/01/2012
Circuit/District Title Vacancy Created By Reason Vacancy Date Days Pending Weighted* Adjusted*
02 - NYW District Judge Larimer,David G. Senior 03/03/2009 1155 595
03 - PAM District Judge Caputo,A. Richard Senior 03/31/2009 1127 493
03 - PAM District Judge Vanaskie,Thomas I. Elevated 04/21/2010 741 493
04 - MD District Judge Messitte,Peter J. Senior 09/01/2008 1338 506
04 - NCE District Judge Howard,Malcolm J. Senior 12/31/2005 2313 662
05 - TXE District Judge Folsom,David Retired 03/17/2012 45 777
05 - TXE District Judge Ward,T. John Retired 10/01/2011 213 777
05 - TXW District Judge Furgeson Jr.,W. Royal Senior 11/30/2008 1248 782
05 - CCA Circuit Judge Benavides,Fortunato P. Senior 02/03/2012 88 865
06 - MIE District Judge Friedman,Bernard A. Senior 01/01/2009 1216 433
06 - MIE District Judge Tarnow,Arthur J. Senior 05/25/2010 707 433
06 - OHN Chief District Judge Carr,James G. Senior 06/01/2010 700 504
07 - ILN District Judge Coar,David H. Senior 08/12/2009 993 519
07 - ILN District Judge Manning,Blanche M. Senior 02/01/2010 820 519
07 - ILN District Judge Andersen,Wayne R. Retired 07/31/2010 640 519
07 - WIW District Judge Shabaz,John C. Senior 01/20/2009 1197 591
07 - CCA Circuit Judge Evans,Terence T. Senior 01/07/2010 845 522
08 - ARE District Judge Moody,James Maxwell Senior 09/30/2008 1309 433
09 - AZ District Judge Zapata,Frank R. Senior 08/03/2010 637 811
09 - AZ District Judge Murguia,Mary H. Elevated 01/03/2011 484 811
09 - CAC District Judge Larson,Stephen G. Resigned 11/02/2009 911 655
09 - CAC District Judge Fairbank,Valerie Baker Senior 03/01/2012 61 655
09 - CAN District Judge New Position 10/03/2011 211 646
09 - CAN District Judge Armstrong,Saundra Brown Senior 03/23/2012 39 646
09 - CAN District Judge Breyer,Charles R. Senior 12/31/2011 122 646
09 - CAS District Judge Whelan,Thomas J. Senior 08/15/2010 625 593
09 - CCA Circuit Judge Trott,Stephen S. Senior 12/31/2004 2678 822
09 - CCA Circuit Judge Rymer,Pamela Ann Deceased 09/21/2011 223 822
09 - CCA Circuit Judge Schroeder,Mary M. Senior 12/31/2011 122 822
09 - CCA Circuit Judge New Position 01/21/2009 1196 822
11 - FLM District Judge Lazzara,Richard A. Senior 12/17/2011 136 663
11 - FLM District Judge Presnell,Gregory A. Senior 04/01/2012 30 663
11 - FLS District Judge Jordan,Adalberto Elevated 02/15/2012 76 639
11 - FLS District Judge Gold,Alan Stephen Senior 01/10/2011 477 639
11 - GAN District Judge Martin,Beverly B. Elevated 01/20/2010 832 574
11 - GAN District Judge Cooper,Clarence Senior 02/09/2009 1177 574
11 - CCA Circuit Judge Birch Jr.,Stanley F. Retired 08/29/2010 611 985
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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