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Judicial Emergencies for December 2012

Judicial Emergencies As of 12/01/2012
Circuit/District Title Vacancy Created By Reason Vacancy Date Days Pending Weighted* Adjusted*
02 - NYE Chief District Judge Dearie,Raymond J. Senior 04/03/2011 608 597
02 - NYW District Judge Larimer,David G. Senior 03/03/2009 1369 595
03 - PAM District Judge Caputo,A. Richard Senior 03/31/2009 1341 493
03 - PAM District Judge Vanaskie,Thomas I. Elevated 04/21/2010 955 493
04 - NCE District Judge Howard,Malcolm J. Senior 12/31/2005 2527 662
05 - TXE District Judge Folsom,David Retired 03/17/2012 259 777
05 - TXE District Judge Ward,T. John Retired 10/01/2011 427 777
05 - TXW District Judge Furgeson Jr.,W. Royal Senior 11/30/2008 1462 782
05 - CCA Circuit Judge Benavides,Fortunato P. Senior 02/03/2012 302 865
05 - CCA Circuit Judge Garza,Emilio M. Senior 08/01/2012 122 865
06 - MIE District Judge Tarnow,Arthur J. Senior 05/25/2010 921 433
07 - ILN District Judge Andersen,Wayne R. Retired 07/31/2010 854 519
07 - WIW District Judge Shabaz,John C. Senior 01/20/2009 1411 591
07 - CCA Circuit Judge Evans,Terence T. Senior 01/07/2010 1059 522
09 - AZ District Judge Murguia,Mary H. Elevated 01/03/2011 698 811
09 - AZ District Judge Zapata,Frank R. Senior 08/03/2010 851 811
09 - CAC District Judge Fairbank,Valerie Baker Senior 03/01/2012 275 655
09 - CAC District Judge Nguyen,Jacqueline H. Elevated 05/07/2012 208 655
09 - CAC District Judge Larson,Stephen G. Resigned 11/02/2009 1125 655
09 - CAE District Judge Burrell Jr.,Garland E. Senior 07/04/2012 150 1141
09 - CAE Chief District Judge Ishii,Anthony W. Senior 10/31/2012 31 1141
09 - CAN District Judge New Position 10/03/2011 425 646
09 - CAN District Judge Breyer,Charles R. Senior 12/31/2011 336 646
09 - CAN Chief District Judge Ware,James Retired 08/31/2012 92 646
09 - CAN District Judge Armstrong,Saundra Brown Senior 03/23/2012 253 646
09 - CCA Circuit Judge Trott,Stephen S. Senior 12/31/2004 2892 822
11 - FLM District Judge Presnell,Gregory A. Senior 04/01/2012 244 663
11 - FLM District Judge Lazzara,Richard A. Senior 12/17/2011 350 663
11 - FLS District Judge Seitz,Patricia A. Senior 11/16/2012 15 639
11 - FLS District Judge Jordan,Adalberto Elevated 02/15/2012 290 639
11 - GAN District Judge Martin,Beverly B. Elevated 01/20/2010 1046 574
11 - GAN District Judge Cooper,Clarence Senior 02/09/2009 1391 574
11 - CCA Circuit Judge Birch Jr.,Stanley F. Retired 08/29/2010 825 985
11 - CCA Circuit Judge Edmondson,J. L. Senior 07/15/2012 139 985
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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