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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.Senior01/21/20156125690
02 - NY-WSkretny,William M.Senior03/08/20155665030
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/20155925830
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/20155685830
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200539206060
04 - SCAnderson Jr.,Joseph F.Senior11/16/20146785030
04 - SCCurrie,Cameron McGowanSenior10/03/201310875030
05 - TX-ESchell,Richard A.Senior03/10/201556412610
05 - TX-EDavis,Leonard E.Retired05/15/201549812610
05 - TX-ESchneider,Michael H.Senior01/07/201626112610
05 - TX-NMeans,TerrySenior07/03/201311796210
05 - TX-NCummings,Samuel RaySenior12/31/20146336210
05 - TX-NSolis,Jorge A.Retired05/01/20161466210
05 - TX-NRobinson,Mary LouSenior02/03/20162346210
05 - TX-SCosta,Gregg JeffreyElevated05/20/20148585630
05 - TX-SJack,Janis GrahamSenior06/01/201119425630
05 - TX-WSmith Jr.,Walter S.Retired09/14/2016106910
05 - TX-WJunell,Robert A.Senior02/13/20155896910
05 - CCAKing,Carolyn DineenSenior12/31/20139980912
05 - CCAGarza,Emilio M.Senior08/01/201215150912
06 - CCAMartin Jr.,Boyce F.Retired08/16/201311350536
07 - IN-SBarker,Sarah EvansSenior06/30/20148176210
08 - MNMontgomery,Ann D.Senior05/31/20161166060
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/20147855450
09 - IDLodge,Edward J.Senior07/03/20154494940
09 - CCAPregerson,HarrySenior12/11/20152880786
10 - KSVratil,Kathryn H.Senior04/22/20148866960
11 - AL-MFuller,Mark E.Resigned08/01/20154203790
11 - AL-MThompson,Myron H.Senior08/22/201311293790
11 - FL-MConway,Anne C.Senior08/01/20154206110
11 - FL-MSteele,John E.Senior06/03/20154796110
11 - FL-SRosenbaum,Robin S.Elevated05/12/20148666750
11 - FL-SCohn,James I.Senior08/05/2016506750
11 - GA-NCarnes,Julie E.Elevated07/21/20147965070
11 - CCADubina,Joel F.Senior10/26/201310640912