Main content

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

Read about how a judicial emergency is defined

Circuit/DistrictVacancy Created ByReasonVacancy DateDays PendingWeighted Filings per Judgeship *Adjusted Filings per Panel *
02 - NY-ETownes,Sandra L.Senior05/01/2015936800
02 - NY-EGaraufis,Nicholas G.Senior10/01/20143056800
02 - NY-EFeuerstein,Sandra J.Senior01/21/20151936800
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/20151736590
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/20151496590
03 - NJChesler,Stanley R.Senior06/15/2015486590
03 - NJPisano,Joel A.Retired02/16/20151676590
03 - CCAScirica,Anthony J.Senior07/01/20137620551
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200535016090
04 - SCCurrie,Cameron McGowanSenior10/03/20136684370
05 - TX-EDavis,Leonard E.Retired05/15/20157912260
05 - TX-ESchell,Richard A.Senior03/10/201514512260
05 - TX-NMeans,TerrySenior07/03/20137605810
05 - TX-SJack,Janis GrahamSenior06/01/201115235710
05 - TX-WJunell,Robert A.Senior02/13/20151706510
05 - CCAGarza,Emilio M.Senior08/01/201210960939
05 - CCAKing,Carolyn DineenSenior12/31/20135790939
06 - TN-MHaynes Jr.,William JosephSenior12/01/20142446860
06 - CCAMartin Jr.,Boyce F.Retired08/16/20137160546
07 - IN-SBarker,Sarah EvansSenior06/30/20143986580
08 - IA-NBennett,Mark W.Senior06/04/2015594060
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/20143666630
09 - CA-EIshii,Anthony WayneSenior10/31/2012100510060
09 - IDLodge,Edward J.Senior07/03/2015304510
11 - AL-MThompson,Myron H.Senior08/22/20137105110
11 - FL-MSteele,John E.Senior06/03/2015606770
11 - FL-SRosenbaum,Robin S.Elevated05/12/20144477100
11 - CCADubina,Joel F.Senior10/26/20136450885