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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 *
04 - MDChasanow,Deborah K.Senior10/03/20145784710
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200537766060
04 - SCCurrie,Cameron McGowanSenior10/03/20139435030
05 - TX-EDavis,Leonard E.Retired05/15/201535412610
05 - TX-ESchneider,Michael H.Senior01/07/201611712610
05 - TX-ESchell,Richard A.Senior03/10/201542012610
05 - TX-NCummings,Samuel RaySenior12/31/20144896210
05 - TX-NMeans,TerrySenior07/03/201310356210
05 - TX-NSolis,Jorge A.Retired05/01/201626210
05 - TX-NRobinson,Mary LouSenior02/03/2016906210
05 - TX-SJack,Janis GrahamSenior06/01/201117985630
05 - TX-SCosta,Gregg JeffreyElevated05/20/20147145630
05 - TX-WJunell,Robert A.Senior02/13/20154456910
05 - CCAGarza,Emilio M.Senior08/01/201213710912
05 - CCAKing,Carolyn DineenSenior12/31/20138540912
06 - CCAMartin Jr.,Boyce F.Retired08/16/20139910536
07 - IN-SBarker,Sarah EvansSenior06/30/20146736210
08 - NEBataillon,Joseph F.Senior10/03/20145784580
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/20146415450
09 - IDLodge,Edward J.Senior07/03/20153054940
09 - CCAPregerson,HarrySenior12/11/20151440786
10 - KSVratil,Kathryn H.Senior04/22/20147426960
11 - AL-MFuller,Mark E.Resigned08/01/20152763790
11 - AL-MThompson,Myron H.Senior08/22/20139853790
11 - FL-MSteele,John E.Senior06/03/20153356110
11 - FL-MConway,Anne C.Senior08/01/20152766110
11 - FL-SRosenbaum,Robin S.Elevated05/12/20147226750
11 - GA-NCarnes,Julie E.Elevated07/21/20146525070
11 - CCADubina,Joel F.Senior10/26/20139200912