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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.Senior01/21/20158265060
02 - NY-SCrotty,Paul A.Senior08/01/20156344630
02 - NY-WSkretny,William M.Senior03/08/20157804550
02 - CCALynch,Gerard E.Senior09/05/20162330715
02 - CCAWesley,Richard C.Senior08/01/20162680715
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/20158065450
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/20157825450
04 - NC-EHoward,Malcolm J.Senior12/31/200541346150
04 - SCCurrie,Cameron McGowanSenior10/03/201313014390
04 - SCAnderson Jr.,Joseph F.Senior11/16/20148924390
05 - LA-EBerrigan,Helen G.Senior08/23/201624611770
05 - LA-ELemelle,Ivan L.Senior06/29/201566711770
05 - TX-ESchneider,Michael H.Senior01/07/20164759620
05 - TX-EDavis,Leonard E.Retired05/15/20157129620
05 - TX-ESchell,Richard A.Senior03/10/20157789620
05 - TX-NMeans,TerrySenior07/03/201313935420
05 - TX-NCummings,Samuel RaySenior12/31/20148475420
05 - TX-SCosta,Gregg JeffreyElevated05/20/201410725610
05 - TX-SJack,Janis GrahamSenior06/01/201121565610
05 - TX-WJunell,Robert A.Senior02/13/20158037370
05 - TX-WSmith Jr.,Walter S.Retired09/14/20162247370
05 - CCADavis,W. EugeneSenior12/31/20161160981
05 - CCAKing,Carolyn DineenSenior12/31/201312120981
05 - CCAGarza,Emilio M.Senior08/01/201217290981
06 - TN-MCampbell,Todd J.Senior12/01/20161467800
06 - TN-MSharp,Kevin HunterResigned04/15/2017117800
06 - CCAMartin Jr.,Boyce F.Retired08/16/201313490588
07 - IN-SBarker,Sarah EvansSenior06/30/201410318210
07 - CCATinder,John DanielSenior02/18/20157980543
07 - CCAEvans,Terence T.Senior01/07/201026660543
08 - CCABye,Kermit EdwardSenior04/22/20157350635
09 - AZWake,Neil VincentSenior07/05/20162957270
09 - AZBolton,Susan R.Senior09/01/20162377270
09 - CA-CCollins,Audrey B.Retired08/01/20149995580
09 - IDLodge,Edward J.Senior07/03/20156634930
09 - CCASilverman,Barry G.Senior10/11/20161970772
09 - CCAO'Scannlain,Diarmuid F.Senior12/31/20161160772
09 - CCAClifton,Richard R.Senior12/31/20161160772
09 - CCAPregerson,HarrySenior12/11/20155020772
10 - UTStewart,Brian T.Senior09/01/20149684800
11 - AL-MThompson,Myron H.Senior08/22/201313433820
11 - AL-MFuller,Mark E.Resigned08/01/20156343820
11 - FL-MConway,Anne C.Senior08/01/20156346080
11 - FL-MSteele,John E.Senior06/03/20156936080
11 - FL-SZloch,William J.Senior01/31/2017857150
11 - FL-SRosenbaum,Robin S.Elevated05/12/201410807150
11 - FL-SCohn,James I.Senior08/05/20162647150
11 - GA-NCarnes,Julie E.Elevated07/21/201410105530
11 - CCADubina,Joel F.Senior10/26/2013127801151