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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 *
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200538616060
04 - SCAnderson Jr.,Joseph F.Senior11/16/20146195030
04 - SCCurrie,Cameron McGowanSenior10/03/201310285030
05 - TX-EDavis,Leonard E.Retired05/15/201543912610
05 - TX-ESchneider,Michael H.Senior01/07/201620212610
05 - TX-ESchell,Richard A.Senior03/10/201550512610
05 - TX-NSolis,Jorge A.Retired05/01/2016876210
05 - TX-NMeans,TerrySenior07/03/201311206210
05 - TX-NCummings,Samuel RaySenior12/31/20145746210
05 - TX-NRobinson,Mary LouSenior02/03/20161756210
05 - TX-SJack,Janis GrahamSenior06/01/201118835630
05 - TX-SCosta,Gregg JeffreyElevated05/20/20147995630
05 - TX-WJunell,Robert A.Senior02/13/20155306910
05 - CCAGarza,Emilio M.Senior08/01/201214560912
05 - CCAKing,Carolyn DineenSenior12/31/20139390912
06 - CCAMartin Jr.,Boyce F.Retired08/16/201310760536
07 - IN-SBarker,Sarah EvansSenior06/30/20147586210
08 - MNMontgomery,Ann D.Senior05/31/2016576060
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/20147265450
09 - IDLodge,Edward J.Senior07/03/20153904940
09 - CCAPregerson,HarrySenior12/11/20152290786
10 - KSVratil,Kathryn H.Senior04/22/20148276960
11 - AL-MThompson,Myron H.Senior08/22/201310703790
11 - AL-MFuller,Mark E.Resigned08/01/20153613790
11 - FL-MConway,Anne C.Senior08/01/20153616110
11 - FL-MSteele,John E.Senior06/03/20154206110
11 - FL-SRosenbaum,Robin S.Elevated05/12/20148076750
11 - GA-NCarnes,Julie E.Elevated07/21/20147375070
11 - CCADubina,Joel F.Senior10/26/201310050912