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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.Senior01/21/20159125060
02 - NY-SCrotty,Paul A.Senior08/01/20157204630
02 - NY-WSkretny,William M.Senior03/08/20158664550
02 - CCAWesley,Richard C.Senior08/01/20163540715
02 - CCALynch,Gerard E.Senior09/05/20163190715
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/20158925450
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/20158685450
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200542206150
04 - SCCurrie,Cameron McGowanSenior10/03/201313874390
04 - SCAnderson Jr.,Joseph F.Senior11/16/20149784390
05 - LA-EBerrigan,Helen G.Senior08/23/201633211770
05 - LA-ELemelle,Ivan L.Senior06/29/201575311770
05 - TX-ESchneider,Michael H.Senior01/07/20165619620
05 - TX-ESchell,Richard A.Senior03/10/20158649620
05 - TX-EDavis,Leonard E.Retired05/15/20157989620
05 - TX-NCummings,Samuel RaySenior12/31/20149335420
05 - TX-NMeans,TerrySenior07/03/201314795420
05 - TX-SJack,Janis GrahamSenior06/01/201122425610
05 - TX-SCosta,Gregg JeffreyElevated05/20/201411585610
05 - TX-WSmith Jr.,Walter S.Retired09/14/20163107370
05 - TX-WJunell,Robert A.Senior02/13/20158897370
05 - CCAGarza,Emilio M.Senior08/01/201218150981
05 - CCADavis,W. EugeneSenior12/31/20162020981
05 - CCAKing,Carolyn DineenSenior12/31/201312980981
06 - TN-MCampbell,Todd J.Senior12/01/20162327800
06 - TN-MSharp,Kevin HunterResigned04/15/2017977800
07 - IN-SBarker,Sarah EvansSenior06/30/201411178210
07 - CCATinder,John DanielSenior02/18/20158840543
07 - CCAEvans,Terence T.Senior01/07/201027520543
08 - CCABye,Kermit EdwardSenior04/22/20158210635
09 - AZBolton,Susan R.Senior09/01/20163237270
09 - AZWake,Neil VincentSenior07/05/20163817270
09 - CA-CMorrow,Margaret M.Senior10/29/20156315580
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/201410855580
09 - CCAClifton,Richard R.Senior12/31/20162020772
09 - CCAO'Scannlain,Diarmuid F.Senior12/31/20162020772
09 - CCASilverman,Barry G.Senior10/11/20162830772
09 - CCAPregerson,HarrySenior12/11/20155880772
10 - UTStewart,Brian T.Senior09/01/201410544800
11 - AL-MThompson,Myron H.Senior08/22/201314293820
11 - AL-MFuller,Mark E.Resigned08/01/20157203820
11 - AL-SGranade,Callie V.S.Senior03/07/20165013380
11 - AL-SSteele,William H.Senior06/08/2017433380
11 - FL-MSteele,John E.Senior06/03/20157796080
11 - FL-MConway,Anne C.Senior08/01/20157206080
11 - FL-NSmoak,RichardSenior12/31/20155685470
11 - FL-SRosenbaum,Robin S.Elevated05/12/201411667150
11 - FL-SLenard,Joan A.Senior07/01/2017207150
11 - FL-SZloch,William J.Senior01/31/20171717150
11 - FL-SCohn,James I.Senior08/05/20163507150
11 - GA-NCarnes,Julie E.Elevated07/21/201410965530
11 - CCADubina,Joel F.Senior10/26/2013136401151