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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.Senior01/21/20155565690
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200538646060
04 - SCAnderson Jr.,Joseph F.Senior11/16/20146225030
04 - SCCurrie,Cameron McGowanSenior10/03/201310315030
05 - TX-EDavis,Leonard E.Retired05/15/201544212610
05 - TX-ESchneider,Michael H.Senior01/07/201620512610
05 - TX-ESchell,Richard A.Senior03/10/201550812610
05 - TX-NSolis,Jorge A.Retired05/01/2016906210
05 - TX-NMeans,TerrySenior07/03/201311236210
05 - TX-NCummings,Samuel RaySenior12/31/20145776210
05 - TX-NRobinson,Mary LouSenior02/03/20161786210
05 - TX-SJack,Janis GrahamSenior06/01/201118865630
05 - TX-SCosta,Gregg JeffreyElevated05/20/20148025630
05 - TX-WJunell,Robert A.Senior02/13/20155336910
05 - CCAGarza,Emilio M.Senior08/01/201214590912
05 - CCAKing,Carolyn DineenSenior12/31/20139420912
06 - CCAMartin Jr.,Boyce F.Retired08/16/201310790536
07 - IN-SBarker,Sarah EvansSenior06/30/20147616210
08 - MNMontgomery,Ann D.Senior05/31/2016606060
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/20147295450
09 - IDLodge,Edward J.Senior07/03/20153934940
09 - CCAPregerson,HarrySenior12/11/20152320786
10 - KSVratil,Kathryn H.Senior04/22/20148306960
11 - AL-MThompson,Myron H.Senior08/22/201310733790
11 - AL-MFuller,Mark E.Resigned08/01/20153643790
11 - FL-MConway,Anne C.Senior08/01/20153646110
11 - FL-MSteele,John E.Senior06/03/20154236110
11 - FL-SRosenbaum,Robin S.Elevated05/12/20148106750
11 - GA-NCarnes,Julie E.Elevated07/21/20147405070
11 - CCADubina,Joel F.Senior10/26/201310080912