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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.Elevated05/08/20195705400
02 - NY-SSullivan,Richard J.Elevated10/11/20187795820
02 - NY-SForrest,Katherine B.Resigned09/11/20188095820
03 - NJSimandle,Jerome B.Senior05/31/2017127710510
03 - NJLinares,Jose L.Retired05/16/201956210510
03 - NJMartini,William J.Senior02/10/2015211810510
03 - NJHochberg,Faith S.Retired03/06/2015209410510
03 - NJSheridan,Peter G.Senior06/14/201889810510
03 - NJKugler,Robert B.Senior11/02/201875710510
05 - MS-SGuirola Jr.,LouisSenior03/23/20189814790
06 - TN-EMattice Jr.,Harry S.Senior03/10/20202635290
06 - TN-EReeves,Pamela L.Deceased09/10/2020795290
09 - CA-CReal,Manuel L.Senior11/04/20187556920
09 - CA-CO'Connell,Beverly ReidDeceased10/08/201711476920
09 - CA-CSelna,James V.Senior03/03/20202706920
09 - CA-CSnyder,Christina A.Senior11/23/201614666920
09 - CA-CMorrow,Margaret M.Senior10/29/201518576920
09 - CA-CGuilford,Andrew J.Senior07/05/20195126920
09 - CA-COtero,S. JamesSenior12/30/20186996920
09 - CA-EO'Neill,Lawrence J.Senior02/02/20203007450
09 - CA-EEngland Jr.,Morrison C.Senior12/17/20193477450
09 - CA-SMoskowitz,Barry TedSenior01/23/20196756150
09 - CA-SHouston,John A.Senior02/06/201810266150
09 - CA-SBenitez,Roger T.Senior12/31/201710636150
09 - CA-SAnello,Michael M.Senior10/31/20187596150
09 - NVMahan,James C.Senior06/29/20188834700
09 - NVJones,Robert CliveSenior02/01/201617624700
09 - WA-WLasnik,Robert S.Senior01/27/201617674690
09 - WA-WPechman,Marsha J.Senior02/06/201617574690
09 - WA-WLeighton,Ronald B.Senior02/28/20196394690
09 - WA-WRobart,James L.Senior06/28/201616144690
09 - WA-WSettle,Benjamin HaleSenior01/01/20203324690
10 - COKrieger,Marcia S.Senior03/03/20196366600
10 - NMBrack,RobertSenior07/25/20188575860
10 - NMHerrera,Judith C.Senior07/01/20195165860
11 - FL-SMoreno,Federico A.Senior07/17/20201347300