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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

Read about how a judicial emergency is defined

Circuit/DistrictVacancy Created ByReasonVacancy DateDays PendingWeighted Filings per Judgeship *Adjusted Filings per Panel *
02 - NY-ETownes,Sandra L.Senior05/01/2015636800
02 - NY-EFeuerstein,Sandra J.Senior01/21/20151636800
02 - NY-EGaraufis,Nicholas G.Senior10/01/20142756800
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/20151196590
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/20151436590
03 - NJChesler,Stanley R.Senior06/15/2015186590
03 - NJPisano,Joel A.Retired02/16/20151376590
03 - CCAScirica,Anthony J.Senior07/01/20137320551
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200534716090
04 - SCCurrie,Cameron McGowanSenior10/03/20136384370
05 - TX-ESchell,Richard A.Senior03/10/201511512260
05 - TX-EDavis,Leonard E.Retired05/15/20154912260
05 - TX-NMeans,TerrySenior07/03/20137305810
05 - TX-SJack,Janis GrahamSenior06/01/201114935710
05 - TX-WJunell,Robert A.Senior02/13/20151406510
05 - CCAKing,Carolyn DineenSenior12/31/20135490939
05 - CCAGarza,Emilio M.Senior08/01/201210660939
06 - TN-MHaynes Jr.,William JosephSenior12/01/20142146860
06 - CCAMartin Jr.,Boyce F.Retired08/16/20136860546
07 - IN-SBarker,Sarah EvansSenior06/30/20143686580
08 - IA-NBennett,Mark W.Senior06/04/2015294060
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/20143366630
09 - CA-EIshii,Anthony WayneSenior10/31/201297510060
11 - AL-MThompson,Myron H.Senior08/22/20136805110
11 - FL-MSteele,John E.Senior06/03/2015306770
11 - FL-SRosenbaum,Robin S.Elevated05/12/20144177100
11 - CCADubina,Joel F.Senior10/26/20136150885