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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 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200538286060
04 - SCAnderson Jr.,Joseph F.Senior11/16/20145865030
04 - SCCurrie,Cameron McGowanSenior10/03/20139955030
05 - TX-ESchell,Richard A.Senior03/10/201547212610
05 - TX-ESchneider,Michael H.Senior01/07/201616912610
05 - TX-EDavis,Leonard E.Retired05/15/201540612610
05 - TX-NMeans,TerrySenior07/03/201310876210
05 - TX-NRobinson,Mary LouSenior02/03/20161426210
05 - TX-NSolis,Jorge A.Retired05/01/2016546210
05 - TX-NCummings,Samuel RaySenior12/31/20145416210
05 - TX-SJack,Janis GrahamSenior06/01/201118505630
05 - TX-SCosta,Gregg JeffreyElevated05/20/20147665630
05 - TX-WJunell,Robert A.Senior02/13/20154976910
05 - CCAGarza,Emilio M.Senior08/01/201214230912
05 - CCAKing,Carolyn DineenSenior12/31/20139060912
06 - CCAMartin Jr.,Boyce F.Retired08/16/201310430536
07 - IN-SBarker,Sarah EvansSenior06/30/20147256210
08 - MNMontgomery,Ann D.Senior05/31/2016246060
08 - NEBataillon,Joseph F.Senior10/03/20146304580
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/20146935450
09 - IDLodge,Edward J.Senior07/03/20153574940
09 - CCAPregerson,HarrySenior12/11/20151960786
10 - KSVratil,Kathryn H.Senior04/22/20147946960
11 - AL-MThompson,Myron H.Senior08/22/201310373790
11 - AL-MFuller,Mark E.Resigned08/01/20153283790
11 - FL-MConway,Anne C.Senior08/01/20153286110
11 - FL-MSteele,John E.Senior06/03/20153876110
11 - FL-SRosenbaum,Robin S.Elevated05/12/20147746750
11 - GA-NCarnes,Julie E.Elevated07/21/20147045070
11 - CCADubina,Joel F.Senior10/26/20139720912