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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.Elevated05/08/20199434870
02 - NY-EIrizarry,Dora L.Senior01/26/20206804870
02 - NY-SSullivan,Richard J.Elevated10/11/201811525350
02 - NY-SForrest,Katherine B.Resigned09/11/201811825350
03 - NJLinares,Jose L.Retired05/16/20199359940
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/201524679940
05 - TX-WMartinez,Philip R.Deceased02/26/20212838200
09 - CA-CSnyder,Christina A.Senior11/23/201618397160
09 - CA-CSelna,James V.Senior03/03/20206437160
09 - CA-CMorrow,Margaret M.Senior10/29/201522307160
09 - CA-CReal,Manuel L.Senior11/04/201811287160
09 - CA-CO'Connell,Beverly ReidDeceased10/08/201715207160
09 - CA-CGuilford,Andrew J.Senior07/05/20198857160
09 - CA-EEngland Jr.,Morrison C.Senior12/17/20197207000
09 - CA-EO'Neill,Lawrence J.Senior02/02/20206737000
09 - CA-NWhite,Jeffrey StevenSenior02/01/20213086620
09 - CA-NHamilton,Phyllis J.Senior02/01/20213086620
09 - CA-NAlsup,William HaskellSenior01/21/20213196620
09 - CA-SBenitez,Roger T.Senior12/31/201714365980
09 - CA-SBattaglia,Anthony J.Senior03/31/20212505980
09 - CA-SHayes,William Q.Senior08/01/20211275980
09 - CA-SHouston,John A.Senior02/06/201813995980
09 - CA-SMoskowitz,Barry TedSenior01/23/201910485980
09 - CA-SAnello,Michael M.Senior10/31/201811325980
09 - CA-SBurns,Larry A.Senior01/22/20213185980
09 - IDWinmill,B. LynnSenior08/16/20211124640
09 - NVJones,Robert CliveSenior02/01/201621354730
09 - NVMahan,James C.Senior06/29/201812564730
09 - WA-WSettle,Benjamin HaleSenior01/01/20207054450
09 - WA-WRobart,James L.Senior06/28/201619874450
10 - COJackson,Richard BrookeSenior09/30/2021676410
10 - NMHerrera,Judith C.Senior07/01/20198894310
11 - CCAMartin,Beverly B.Retired09/30/2021670751