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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.Senior01/21/20158565060
02 - NY-SCrotty,Paul A.Senior08/01/20156644630
02 - NY-WSkretny,William M.Senior03/08/20158104550
02 - CCALynch,Gerard E.Senior09/05/20162630715
02 - CCAWesley,Richard C.Senior08/01/20162980715
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/20158365450
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/20158125450
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200541646150
04 - SCCurrie,Cameron McGowanSenior10/03/201313314390
04 - SCAnderson Jr.,Joseph F.Senior11/16/20149224390
05 - LA-EBerrigan,Helen G.Senior08/23/201627611770
05 - LA-ELemelle,Ivan L.Senior06/29/201569711770
05 - TX-ESchneider,Michael H.Senior01/07/20165059620
05 - TX-EDavis,Leonard E.Retired05/15/20157429620
05 - TX-ESchell,Richard A.Senior03/10/20158089620
05 - TX-NMeans,TerrySenior07/03/201314235420
05 - TX-NCummings,Samuel RaySenior12/31/20148775420
05 - TX-SCosta,Gregg JeffreyElevated05/20/201411025610
05 - TX-SJack,Janis GrahamSenior06/01/201121865610
05 - TX-WJunell,Robert A.Senior02/13/20158337370
05 - TX-WSmith Jr.,Walter S.Retired09/14/20162547370
05 - CCADavis,W. EugeneSenior12/31/20161460981
05 - CCAKing,Carolyn DineenSenior12/31/201312420981
05 - CCAGarza,Emilio M.Senior08/01/201217590981
06 - TN-MCampbell,Todd J.Senior12/01/20161767800
06 - TN-MSharp,Kevin HunterResigned04/15/2017417800
06 - CCAMartin Jr.,Boyce F.Retired08/16/201313790588
07 - IN-SBarker,Sarah EvansSenior06/30/201410618210
07 - CCATinder,John DanielSenior02/18/20158280543
07 - CCAEvans,Terence T.Senior01/07/201026960543
08 - CCABye,Kermit EdwardSenior04/22/20157650635
09 - AZWake,Neil VincentSenior07/05/20163257270
09 - AZBolton,Susan R.Senior09/01/20162677270
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/201410295580
09 - CA-CMorrow,Margaret M.Senior10/29/20155755580
09 - IDLodge,Edward J.Senior07/03/20156934930
09 - CCAO'Scannlain,Diarmuid F.Senior12/31/20161460772
09 - CCAPregerson,HarrySenior12/11/20155320772
09 - CCAClifton,Richard R.Senior12/31/20161460772
09 - CCASilverman,Barry G.Senior10/11/20162270772
10 - UTStewart,Brian T.Senior09/01/20149984800
11 - AL-MThompson,Myron H.Senior08/22/201313733820
11 - AL-MFuller,Mark E.Resigned08/01/20156643820
11 - FL-MConway,Anne C.Senior08/01/20156646080
11 - FL-MSteele,John E.Senior06/03/20157236080
11 - FL-SRosenbaum,Robin S.Elevated05/12/201411107150
11 - FL-SZloch,William J.Senior01/31/20171157150
11 - FL-SCohn,James I.Senior08/05/20162947150
11 - GA-NCarnes,Julie E.Elevated07/21/201410405530
11 - CCADubina,Joel F.Senior10/26/2013130801151