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Judicial Emergencies for January 2013

Judicial Emergencies As of 01/01/2013
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 639 597
04 - NCE District Judge Howard,Malcolm J. Senior 12/31/2005 2558 662
05 - TXE District Judge Folsom,David Retired 03/17/2012 290 777
05 - TXE District Judge Ward,T. John Retired 10/01/2011 458 777
05 - TXS District Judge Jack,Janis Graham Senior 06/01/2011 580 599
05 - TXW District Judge Furgeson Jr.,W. Royal Senior 11/30/2008 1493 782
05 - CCA Circuit Judge Garza,Emilio M. Senior 08/01/2012 153 865
05 - CCA Circuit Judge Benavides,Fortunato P. Senior 02/03/2012 333 865
07 - WIW District Judge Shabaz,John C. Senior 01/20/2009 1442 591
07 - CCA Circuit Judge Evans,Terence T. Senior 01/07/2010 1090 522
09 - AZ District Judge Zapata,Frank R. Senior 08/03/2010 882 811
09 - AZ District Judge Murguia,Mary H. Elevated 01/03/2011 729 811
09 - CAC District Judge Fairbank,Valerie Baker Senior 03/01/2012 306 655
09 - CAE Chief District Judge Ishii,Anthony W. Senior 10/31/2012 62 1141
09 - CAE District Judge Burrell Jr.,Garland E. Senior 07/04/2012 181 1141
09 - CAN District Judge Breyer,Charles R. Senior 12/31/2011 367 646
09 - CAN District Judge New Position 10/03/2011 456 646
09 - CAN Chief District Judge Ware,James Retired 08/31/2012 123 646
09 - CCA Circuit Judge Trott,Stephen S. Senior 12/31/2004 2923 822
11 - FLM District Judge Lazzara,Richard A. Senior 12/17/2011 381 663
11 - FLM District Judge Presnell,Gregory A. Senior 04/01/2012 275 663
11 - FLS District Judge Jordan,Adalberto Elevated 02/15/2012 321 639
11 - FLS District Judge Seitz,Patricia A. Senior 11/16/2012 46 639
11 - GAN District Judge Martin,Beverly B. Elevated 01/20/2010 1077 574
11 - GAN District Judge Cooper,Clarence Senior 02/09/2009 1422 574
11 - CCA Circuit Judge Birch Jr.,Stanley F. Retired 08/29/2010 856 985
11 - CCA Circuit Judge Edmondson,J. L. Senior 07/15/2012 170 985
Total Emergencies = 27
*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.
  • January 2013
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