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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.Senior01/21/20157965060
02 - NY-SCrotty,Paul A.Senior08/01/20156044630
02 - NY-WSkretny,William M.Senior03/08/20157504550
02 - CCALynch,Gerard E.Senior09/05/20162030715
02 - CCAWesley,Richard C.Senior08/01/20162380715
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/20157525450
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/20157765450
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200541046150
04 - SCCurrie,Cameron McGowanSenior10/03/201312714390
04 - SCAnderson Jr.,Joseph F.Senior11/16/20148624390
05 - LA-ELemelle,Ivan L.Senior06/29/201563711770
05 - LA-EBerrigan,Helen G.Senior08/23/201621611770
05 - TX-ESchneider,Michael H.Senior01/07/20164459620
05 - TX-ESchell,Richard A.Senior03/10/20157489620
05 - TX-EDavis,Leonard E.Retired05/15/20156829620
05 - TX-NMeans,TerrySenior07/03/201313635420
05 - TX-NCummings,Samuel RaySenior12/31/20148175420
05 - TX-SJack,Janis GrahamSenior06/01/201121265610
05 - TX-SCosta,Gregg JeffreyElevated05/20/201410425610
05 - TX-WJunell,Robert A.Senior02/13/20157737370
05 - TX-WSmith Jr.,Walter S.Retired09/14/20161947370
05 - CCAGarza,Emilio M.Senior08/01/201216990981
05 - CCAKing,Carolyn DineenSenior12/31/201311820981
05 - CCADavis,W. EugeneSenior12/31/2016860981
06 - TN-MCampbell,Todd J.Senior12/01/20161167800
06 - CCAMartin Jr.,Boyce F.Retired08/16/201313190588
07 - IN-SBarker,Sarah EvansSenior06/30/201410018210
07 - CCATinder,John DanielSenior02/18/20157680543
07 - CCAEvans,Terence T.Senior01/07/201026360543
08 - CCABye,Kermit EdwardSenior04/22/20157050635
09 - AZBolton,Susan R.Senior09/01/20162077270
09 - AZWake,Neil VincentSenior07/05/20162657270
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/20149695580
09 - IDLodge,Edward J.Senior07/03/20156334930
09 - CCAClifton,Richard R.Senior12/31/2016860772
09 - CCAO'Scannlain,Diarmuid F.Senior12/31/2016860772
09 - CCASilverman,Barry G.Senior10/11/20161670772
09 - CCAPregerson,HarrySenior12/11/20154720772
10 - UTStewart,Brian T.Senior09/01/20149384800
11 - AL-MThompson,Myron H.Senior08/22/201313133820
11 - AL-MFuller,Mark E.Resigned08/01/20156043820
11 - FL-MSteele,John E.Senior06/03/20156636080
11 - FL-MConway,Anne C.Senior08/01/20156046080
11 - FL-SZloch,William J.Senior01/31/2017557150
11 - FL-SRosenbaum,Robin S.Elevated05/12/201410507150
11 - FL-SCohn,James I.Senior08/05/20162347150
11 - GA-NCarnes,Julie E.Elevated07/21/20149805530
11 - CCADubina,Joel F.Senior10/26/2013124801151