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Judicial Emergencies

Find current federal judiciary judicial vacancies that the Judicial Conference has deemed as judicial emergencies and an explanation of what is a judicial emergency. 

*Adjusted Filings per Panel and Weighted Filings per Judgeship are Calendar Year Data

Beginning with calendar year 2015, weighted filings are based on the new district court case weights approved by the Judicial Conference in March 2016.

The new weighted filings definition may affect whether specific vacancies qualify as judicial emergencies.  Read about how a judicial emergency is defined

CourtVacancy Created ByReasonVacancy DateDays PendingWeighted Filings per Judgeship *Adjusted Filings per Panel *
02 - NY-EFeuerstein,Sandra J.Senior01/21/20155865690
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/20155665830
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200538946060
04 - SCCurrie,Cameron McGowanSenior10/03/201310615030
04 - SCAnderson Jr.,Joseph F.Senior11/16/20146525030
05 - TX-EDavis,Leonard E.Retired05/15/201547212610
05 - TX-ESchneider,Michael H.Senior01/07/201623512610
05 - TX-ESchell,Richard A.Senior03/10/201553812610
05 - TX-NCummings,Samuel RaySenior12/31/20146076210
05 - TX-NMeans,TerrySenior07/03/201311536210
05 - TX-NRobinson,Mary LouSenior02/03/20162086210
05 - TX-NSolis,Jorge A.Retired05/01/20161206210
05 - TX-SJack,Janis GrahamSenior06/01/201119165630
05 - TX-SCosta,Gregg JeffreyElevated05/20/20148325630
05 - TX-WJunell,Robert A.Senior02/13/20155636910
05 - CCAGarza,Emilio M.Senior08/01/201214890912
05 - CCAKing,Carolyn DineenSenior12/31/20139720912
06 - CCAMartin Jr.,Boyce F.Retired08/16/201311090536
07 - IN-SBarker,Sarah EvansSenior06/30/20147916210
08 - MNMontgomery,Ann D.Senior05/31/2016906060
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/20147595450
09 - IDLodge,Edward J.Senior07/03/20154234940
09 - CCAPregerson,HarrySenior12/11/20152620786
10 - KSVratil,Kathryn H.Senior04/22/20148606960
11 - AL-MFuller,Mark E.Resigned08/01/20153943790
11 - AL-MThompson,Myron H.Senior08/22/201311033790
11 - FL-MSteele,John E.Senior06/03/20154536110
11 - FL-MConway,Anne C.Senior08/01/20153946110
11 - FL-SCohn,James I.Senior08/05/2016246750
11 - FL-SRosenbaum,Robin S.Elevated05/12/20148406750
11 - GA-NCarnes,Julie E.Elevated07/21/20147705070
11 - CCADubina,Joel F.Senior10/26/201310380912