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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.Senior01/21/20157675690
02 - NY-SCrotty,Paul A.Senior08/01/20155754580
02 - NY-WSkretny,William M.Senior03/08/20157215030
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/20157235830
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/20157475830
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200540756060
04 - SCCurrie,Cameron McGowanSenior10/03/201312425030
04 - SCAnderson Jr.,Joseph F.Senior11/16/20148335030
05 - LA-ELemelle,Ivan L.Senior06/29/20156085020
05 - TX-ESchneider,Michael H.Senior01/07/201641612610
05 - TX-ESchell,Richard A.Senior03/10/201571912610
05 - TX-EDavis,Leonard E.Retired05/15/201565312610
05 - TX-NRobinson,Mary LouSenior02/03/20163896210
05 - TX-NSolis,Jorge A.Retired05/01/20163016210
05 - TX-NMeans,TerrySenior07/03/201313346210
05 - TX-NCummings,Samuel RaySenior12/31/20147886210
05 - TX-SJack,Janis GrahamSenior06/01/201120975630
05 - TX-SCosta,Gregg JeffreyElevated05/20/201410135630
05 - TX-WSmith Jr.,Walter S.Retired09/14/20161656910
05 - TX-WJunell,Robert A.Senior02/13/20157446910
05 - CCAGarza,Emilio M.Senior08/01/201216700912
05 - CCADavis,W. EugeneSenior12/31/2016570912
05 - CCAKing,Carolyn DineenSenior12/31/201311530912
06 - CCAMartin Jr.,Boyce F.Retired08/16/201312900536
07 - IN-SBarker,Sarah EvansSenior06/30/20149726210
08 - MNFrank,Donovan W.Senior10/31/20161186060
08 - MNMontgomery,Ann D.Senior05/31/20162716060
08 - CCABye,Kermit EdwardSenior04/22/20156760523
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/20149405450
09 - IDLodge,Edward J.Senior07/03/20156044940
09 - CCASilverman,Barry G.Senior10/11/20161380786
09 - CCAClifton,Richard R.Senior12/31/2016570786
09 - CCAO'Scannlain,Diarmuid F.Senior12/31/2016570786
09 - CCAPregerson,HarrySenior12/11/20154430786
10 - KSVratil,Kathryn H.Senior04/22/201410416960
11 - AL-MFuller,Mark E.Resigned08/01/20155753790
11 - AL-MThompson,Myron H.Senior08/22/201312843790
11 - FL-MConway,Anne C.Senior08/01/20155756110
11 - FL-MSteele,John E.Senior06/03/20156346110
11 - FL-SCohn,James I.Senior08/05/20162056750
11 - FL-SZloch,William J.Senior01/31/2017266750
11 - FL-SRosenbaum,Robin S.Elevated05/12/201410216750
11 - GA-NCarnes,Julie E.Elevated07/21/20149515070
11 - CCADubina,Joel F.Senior10/26/201312190912