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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-EBianco,Joseph F.Elevated05/08/20196265400
02 - NY-SForrest,Katherine B.Resigned09/11/20188655820
02 - NY-SSullivan,Richard J.Elevated10/11/20188355820
03 - NJSimandle,Jerome B.Senior05/31/2017133310510
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/2015215010510
03 - NJKugler,Robert B.Senior11/02/201881310510
03 - NJLinares,Jose L.Retired05/16/201961810510
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/2015217410510
03 - NJSheridan,Peter G.Senior06/14/201895410510
09 - CA-CSelna,James V.Senior03/03/20203266920
09 - CA-CO'Connell,Beverly ReidDeceased10/08/201712036920
09 - CA-CSnyder,Christina A.Senior11/23/201615226920
09 - CA-CMorrow,Margaret M.Senior10/29/201519136920
09 - CA-CReal,Manuel L.Senior11/04/20188116920
09 - CA-CGuilford,Andrew J.Senior07/05/20195686920
09 - CA-EO'Neill,Lawrence J.Senior02/02/20203567450
09 - CA-EEngland Jr.,Morrison C.Senior12/17/20194037450
09 - CA-SMoskowitz,Barry TedSenior01/23/20197316150
09 - CA-SHouston,John A.Senior02/06/201810826150
09 - CA-SBenitez,Roger T.Senior12/31/201711196150
09 - CA-SAnello,Michael M.Senior10/31/20188156150
09 - NVMahan,James C.Senior06/29/20189394700
09 - NVJones,Robert CliveSenior02/01/201618184700
09 - WA-WLasnik,Robert S.Senior01/27/201618234690
09 - WA-WLeighton,Ronald B.Senior02/28/20196954690
09 - WA-WRobart,James L.Senior06/28/201616704690
09 - WA-WSettle,Benjamin HaleSenior01/01/20203884690
09 - WA-WPechman,Marsha J.Senior02/06/201618134690
10 - COKrieger,Marcia S.Senior03/03/20196926600
10 - NMHerrera,Judith C.Senior07/01/20195725860
10 - NMBrack,RobertSenior07/25/20189135860
11 - FL-SMoreno,Federico A.Senior07/17/20201907300