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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.Senior01/21/20157265690
02 - NY-WSkretny,William M.Senior03/08/20156805030
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/20157065830
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/20156825830
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200540346060
04 - SCCurrie,Cameron McGowanSenior10/03/201312015030
04 - SCAnderson Jr.,Joseph F.Senior11/16/20147925030
05 - LA-ELemelle,Ivan L.Senior06/29/20155675020
05 - TX-EDavis,Leonard E.Retired05/15/201561212610
05 - TX-ESchell,Richard A.Senior03/10/201567812610
05 - TX-ESchneider,Michael H.Senior01/07/201637512610
05 - TX-NSolis,Jorge A.Retired05/01/20162606210
05 - TX-NCummings,Samuel RaySenior12/31/20147476210
05 - TX-NMeans,TerrySenior07/03/201312936210
05 - TX-NRobinson,Mary LouSenior02/03/20163486210
05 - TX-SCosta,Gregg JeffreyElevated05/20/20149725630
05 - TX-SJack,Janis GrahamSenior06/01/201120565630
05 - TX-WSmith Jr.,Walter S.Retired09/14/20161246910
05 - TX-WJunell,Robert A.Senior02/13/20157036910
05 - CCAGarza,Emilio M.Senior08/01/201216290912
05 - CCADavis,W. EugeneSenior12/31/2016160912
05 - CCAKing,Carolyn DineenSenior12/31/201311120912
06 - CCAMartin Jr.,Boyce F.Retired08/16/201312490536
07 - IN-SBarker,Sarah EvansSenior06/30/20149316210
08 - MNFrank,Donovan W.Senior10/31/2016776060
08 - MNMontgomery,Ann D.Senior05/31/20162306060
08 - CCABye,Kermit EdwardSenior04/22/20156350523
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/20148995450
09 - IDLodge,Edward J.Senior07/03/20155634940
09 - CCAClifton,Richard R.Senior12/31/2016160786
09 - CCAO'Scannlain,Diarmuid F.Senior12/31/2016160786
09 - CCASilverman,Barry G.Senior10/11/2016970786
09 - CCAPregerson,HarrySenior12/11/20154020786
10 - KSVratil,Kathryn H.Senior04/22/201410006960
11 - AL-MFuller,Mark E.Resigned08/01/20155343790
11 - AL-MThompson,Myron H.Senior08/22/201312433790
11 - FL-MConway,Anne C.Senior08/01/20155346110
11 - FL-MSteele,John E.Senior06/03/20155936110
11 - FL-SCohn,James I.Senior08/05/20161646750
11 - FL-SRosenbaum,Robin S.Elevated05/12/20149806750
11 - GA-NCarnes,Julie E.Elevated07/21/20149105070
11 - CCADubina,Joel F.Senior10/26/201311780912