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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.Elevated05/08/20198684870
02 - NY-EIrizarry,Dora L.Senior01/26/20206054870
02 - NY-SSullivan,Richard J.Elevated10/11/201810775350
02 - NY-SForrest,Katherine B.Resigned09/11/201811075350
02 - CCAHall,Peter W.Senior03/04/20212020774
02 - CCAChin,DennySenior06/01/20211130774
03 - NJKugler,Robert B.Senior11/02/201810559940
03 - NJLinares,Jose L.Retired05/16/20198609940
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/201523929940
03 - NJSimandle,Jerome B.Senior05/31/201715759940
05 - TX-WMartinez,Philip R.Deceased02/26/20212088200
09 - CA-CO'Connell,Beverly ReidDeceased10/08/201714457160
09 - CA-CSelna,James V.Senior03/03/20205687160
09 - CA-CReal,Manuel L.Senior11/04/201810537160
09 - CA-CGuilford,Andrew J.Senior07/05/20198107160
09 - CA-CMorrow,Margaret M.Senior10/29/201521557160
09 - CA-CSnyder,Christina A.Senior11/23/201617647160
09 - CA-EEngland Jr.,Morrison C.Senior12/17/20196457000
09 - CA-EO'Neill,Lawrence J.Senior02/02/20205987000
09 - CA-NAlsup,William HaskellSenior01/21/20212446620
09 - CA-NWhite,Jeffrey StevenSenior02/01/20212336620
09 - CA-NHamilton,Phyllis J.Senior02/01/20212336620
09 - CA-SMoskowitz,Barry TedSenior01/23/20199735980
09 - CA-SHayes,William Q.Senior08/01/2021525980
09 - CA-SBattaglia,Anthony J.Senior03/31/20211755980
09 - CA-SBenitez,Roger T.Senior12/31/201713615980
09 - CA-SHouston,John A.Senior02/06/201813245980
09 - CA-SBurns,Larry A.Senior01/22/20212435980
09 - CA-SAnello,Michael M.Senior10/31/201810575980
09 - IDWinmill,B. LynnSenior08/16/2021374640
09 - NVJones,Robert CliveSenior02/01/201620604730
09 - NVMahan,James C.Senior06/29/201811814730
09 - WA-WLasnik,Robert S.Senior01/27/201620654450
09 - WA-WRobart,James L.Senior06/28/201619124450
09 - WA-WPechman,Marsha J.Senior02/06/201620554450
09 - WA-WSettle,Benjamin HaleSenior01/01/20206304450
10 - NMBrack,RobertSenior07/25/201811554310
10 - NMHerrera,Judith C.Senior07/01/20198144310