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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.Senior01/21/20156885690
02 - NY-WSkretny,William M.Senior03/08/20156425030
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/20156685830
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/20156445830
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200539966060
04 - SCCurrie,Cameron McGowanSenior10/03/201311635030
04 - SCAnderson Jr.,Joseph F.Senior11/16/20147545030
05 - TX-ESchneider,Michael H.Senior01/07/201633712610
05 - TX-ESchell,Richard A.Senior03/10/201564012610
05 - TX-EDavis,Leonard E.Retired05/15/201557412610
05 - TX-NCummings,Samuel RaySenior12/31/20147096210
05 - TX-NMeans,TerrySenior07/03/201312556210
05 - TX-NSolis,Jorge A.Retired05/01/20162226210
05 - TX-NRobinson,Mary LouSenior02/03/20163106210
05 - TX-SJack,Janis GrahamSenior06/01/201120185630
05 - TX-SCosta,Gregg JeffreyElevated05/20/20149345630
05 - TX-WSmith Jr.,Walter S.Retired09/14/2016866910
05 - TX-WJunell,Robert A.Senior02/13/20156656910
05 - CCAGarza,Emilio M.Senior08/01/201215910912
05 - CCAKing,Carolyn DineenSenior12/31/201310740912
06 - CCAMartin Jr.,Boyce F.Retired08/16/201312110536
07 - IN-SBarker,Sarah EvansSenior06/30/20148936210
08 - MNFrank,Donovan W.Senior10/31/2016396060
08 - MNMontgomery,Ann D.Senior05/31/20161926060
08 - CCABye,Kermit EdwardSenior04/22/20155970523
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/20148615450
09 - IDLodge,Edward J.Senior07/03/20155254940
09 - CCAPregerson,HarrySenior12/11/20153640786
09 - CCASilverman,Barry G.Senior10/11/2016590786
10 - KSVratil,Kathryn H.Senior04/22/20149626960
11 - AL-MThompson,Myron H.Senior08/22/201312053790
11 - AL-MFuller,Mark E.Resigned08/01/20154963790
11 - FL-MSteele,John E.Senior06/03/20155556110
11 - FL-MConway,Anne C.Senior08/01/20154966110
11 - FL-SRosenbaum,Robin S.Elevated05/12/20149426750
11 - FL-SCohn,James I.Senior08/05/20161266750
11 - GA-NCarnes,Julie E.Elevated07/21/20148725070
11 - CCADubina,Joel F.Senior10/26/201311400912