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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.Senior01/21/20155855690
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/20155655830
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200538936060
04 - SCCurrie,Cameron McGowanSenior10/03/201310605030
04 - SCAnderson Jr.,Joseph F.Senior11/16/20146515030
05 - TX-EDavis,Leonard E.Retired05/15/201547112610
05 - TX-ESchneider,Michael H.Senior01/07/201623412610
05 - TX-ESchell,Richard A.Senior03/10/201553712610
05 - TX-NCummings,Samuel RaySenior12/31/20146066210
05 - TX-NMeans,TerrySenior07/03/201311526210
05 - TX-NRobinson,Mary LouSenior02/03/20162076210
05 - TX-NSolis,Jorge A.Retired05/01/20161196210
05 - TX-SJack,Janis GrahamSenior06/01/201119155630
05 - TX-SCosta,Gregg JeffreyElevated05/20/20148315630
05 - TX-WJunell,Robert A.Senior02/13/20155626910
05 - CCAGarza,Emilio M.Senior08/01/201214880912
05 - CCAKing,Carolyn DineenSenior12/31/20139710912
06 - CCAMartin Jr.,Boyce F.Retired08/16/201311080536
07 - IN-SBarker,Sarah EvansSenior06/30/20147906210
08 - MNMontgomery,Ann D.Senior05/31/2016896060
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/20147585450
09 - IDLodge,Edward J.Senior07/03/20154224940
09 - CCAPregerson,HarrySenior12/11/20152610786
10 - KSVratil,Kathryn H.Senior04/22/20148596960
11 - AL-MFuller,Mark E.Resigned08/01/20153933790
11 - AL-MThompson,Myron H.Senior08/22/201311023790
11 - FL-MSteele,John E.Senior06/03/20154526110
11 - FL-MConway,Anne C.Senior08/01/20153936110
11 - FL-SCohn,James I.Senior08/05/2016236750
11 - FL-SRosenbaum,Robin S.Elevated05/12/20148396750
11 - GA-NCarnes,Julie E.Elevated07/21/20147695070
11 - CCADubina,Joel F.Senior10/26/201310370912