Judicial Nominations

Every day, federal courts decide cases critical to our rights — from the environment to voting to immigration. Those who are appointed to serve on the bench must be qualified, fair, and impartial. Under President Trump, judicial vacancies are being filled at a breakneck speed, which could transform the federal courts.

Visit our new Diversity of the Federal Bench page – ACS is now tracking the racial, ethnic, and gender diversity of the federal judiciary. 

Click on the map below to see information, including demographic data, on a particular circuit or district.

National Overview

Total Federal Judges: 870
Confirmations 115th-116th Congress: 220 (3 Supreme Court, 53 circuit, 162 district, & 2 Court of International Trade)
Current Vacancies: 59 (2 circuit, 55 district, 2 Court of International Trade)
Future Vacancies: 2 (0 circuit, 2 district)
Pending Nominees: 34
Waiting for Floor Vote: 13
Waiting to be Reported out of Committee: 0
Waiting for Hearing: 21

Last updated: October 29, 2020

 

Click on the map to see information on a particular Circuit or District and see more resources below.

D.C. Circuit
Federal Circuit
District of DC

Federal Circuit

12 judgeships

  • 12 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 9 (75%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 2 (17%)
  • Asian-American: 1 (8%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 7 (58%)
  • Female: 5 (42%)

D.C. Circuit

11 judgeships

  • 11 active judges

0 current vacancies

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 7 (64%)
  • Black: 2 (18%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 2 (18%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 6 (55%)
  • Female: 5 (45%)

Ninth Circuit

29 judgeships

  • 29 active judges

0 current vacancies

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 20 (69%)
  • Black: 2 (7%)
  • Latinx: 4 (14%)
  • Asian-American: 3 (10%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 16 (55%)
  • Female: 13 (45%)

Tenth Circuit

12 judgeships

  • 12 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 10 (83%)
  • Black: 1 (8%)
  • Latinx: 1 (8%)
  • Asian-American: (0%)
  • Two or more races: (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 8 (67%)
  • Female: 4 (33%)

Eighth Circuit

11 judgeships

  • 11 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 10 (91%)
  • Black: 1 (9%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 10 (91%)
  • Female: 1 (9%)

Fifth Circuit

17 judgeships

  • 17 active judges

0 current vacancies

 

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 14 (82%)
  • Black: 2 (12%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 1 (6%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 13 (76%)
  • Female: 4 (24%)

Eleventh Circuit

12 judgeships

  • 12 active judges

0 current vacancies

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 9 (75%)
  • Black: 1 (8%)
  • Latinx: 2 (17%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 6 (50%)
  • Female: 6 (50%)

Seventh Circuit

11 judgeships

  • 10 active judges

1 current vacancy

  • 10/26/2020

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 10 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 6 (60%)
  • Female: 4 (40%)

Sixth Circuit

16 judgeships

  • 16 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 11 (69%)
  • Black: 3 (19%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 2 (13%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 10 (63%)
  • Female: 6 (37%)

Fourth Circuit

15 judgeships

  • 15 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 12 (80%)
  • Black: 2 (13%)
  • Latinx: 1 (7%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 10 (67%)
  • Female: 5 (33%)

Third Circuit

14 judgeships

  • 14 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 11 (79%)
  • Black: 2 (14%)
  • Latinx: 1 (7%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 12 (86%)
  • Female: 2 (14%)

Second Circuit

13 judgeships

  • 13 active judges

0 current vacancies

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 9 (69%)
  • Black: 1 (8%)
  • Latinx: 1 (8%)
  • Asian-American: 2 (15%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 10 (77%)
  • Female: 3 (23%)

First Circuit

6 judgeships

  • 5 active judges

1 current vacancy

  • 10/26/2020

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 4 (80%)
  • Black: 1 (20%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 3 (60%)
  • Female: 2 (40%)

District of Columbia

15 judgeships

  • 15 active judges

 

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 9 (60%)
  • Black: 4 (27%)
  • Latinx: 1 (7%)
  • Asian-American: 1 (7%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 9 (60%)
  • Female: 6 (40%)

Central District of California

28 judgeships

  • 21 active judges

7 current vacancies

  • 10/29/2015
    • Jeremy Rosen, nominated 2/6/2019
      • ABA Rating: Sub. Maj. WQ/ Min. Q
      • Re-nominated: 2/13/2020
  • 11/23/2016
    • Sandy Leal nominated 10/17/2019
      • ABA Rating:  Sub. Maj. Q/ Min. WQ
      • Re-nominated: 2/13/2020
  • 10/8/2017
    • Steve Kim, nominated 11/21/2019
      • ABA Rating: WQ
      • Re-nominated: 2/13/2020
  • 11/4/2018
    • Rick Richmond, nominated 10/17/2019
      • ABA Rating: Q
      • Re-nominated: 2/13/2020
  • 12/30/2018
    • Fernando Aenlle-Rocha, nominated 10/17/2019
      • ABA Rating: WQ
      • Hearing: 12/4/2019
      • Re-nominated: 1/9/2020
      • Reported out of Committee: 3/5/2020(VV)
  • 7/5/2019
  • 3/3/2020

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 13 (62%)
  • Black: 3 (14%)
  • Latinx: 3 (14%)
  • Asian-American: 2 (9%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 17 (81%)
  • Female: 4 (19%)

Eastern District of California

6 judgeships

  • 4 active judges

2 current vacancies

  • 12/17/2019
    • Dick Paloutzian, nominated 5/21/2020
      • ABA Rating: WQ
  • 2/2/2020
    • James Arguelles, nominated 6/18/2020
      • ABA Rating: WQ

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 2 (50%)
  • Black: 1 (25%)
  • Latinx: 1 (25%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 3 (75%)
  • Female: 1 (25%)

Northern District of California

14 judgeships

  • 14 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 7 (50%)
  • Black: 2 (14%)
  • Latinx: 2 (14%)
  • Asian-American: 3 (21%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 10 (71%)
  • Female: 4 (29%)

Southern District of California

13 judgeships

  • 9 active judges

4 current vacancies

  • 12/31/2017
    • Adam Braverman, nominated 10/17/2019
      • ABA Rating: WQ
      • Re-nominated: 2/13/2020
  • 2/6/2018
    • Knut Johnson, nominated 11/21/2019
      • ABA Rating: WQ
      • Re-nominated: 2/13/2020
  • 10/31/2018
    • Michelle Pettit, nominated 11/21/2019
      • ABA Rating: Sub. Maj. WQ/ Min. Q
      • Re-nominated: 2/13/2020
  • 1/23/2019
    • Shireen Matthews, nominated 10/17/2019
      • ABA Rating: WQ
      • Re-nominated: 2/13/2020
      • Hearing: 6/17/2020
      • Reported out of Committee: 7/23/2020 (VV)

1 future vacancy

  • 1/22/2021

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 7 (77%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 1 (11%)
  • Asian-American: 1 (11%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 6 (66%)
  • Female: 3 (33%)

Eastern District of Washington

4 judgeships

  • 4 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 3 (75%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 1 (25%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 3 (75%)
  • Female: 1 (25%)

Western District of Washington

7 judgeships

  • 2 active judges

5 current vacancies

  • 1/27/2016
  • 2/6/2016
  • 6/28/2016
  • 2/28/2019
  • 1/1/2020

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 0 (0%)
  • Black: 1 (50%)
  • Latinx: 1 (50%)
  • Asian-American: (0%)
  • Two or more races: (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 2 (100%)
  • Female: 0 (0%)

District of Oregon

6 judgeships

  • 6 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 5 (83%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 1 (17%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 4 (67%)
  • Female: 2 (33%)

District of Nevada

7 judgeships

  • 5 active judges

2 current vacancies

  • 2/1/2016
  • 6/29/2018
    • Jennifer Togliatti, nominated 11/21/2019
      • Re-nominated: 2/13/2020
      • ABA Rating: WQ
      • Hearing: 3/4/2020
      • Reported out of Committee: 5/14/2020 (15-7)

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 2 (40%)
  • Black: 1 (20%)
  • Latinx: 1 (20%)
  • Asian-American: 1 (20%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 2 (40%)
  • Female: 3 (60%)

District of Idaho

2 judgeships

  • 2 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 2 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 2 (100%)
  • Female: 0 (0%)

District of Montana

3 judgeships

  • 3 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 3 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 2 (67%)
  • Female: 1 (33%)

District of Arizona

13 judgeships

  • 13 active judges

0 current vacancies

 

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 9 (69%)
  • Black: 1 (8%)
  • Latinx: 1 (8%)
  • Native American: 1 (8%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 1 (8%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 9 (69%)
  • Female: 4 (31%)

District of Alaska

3 judgeships

  • 3 active judges

0 current vacancies

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 3 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 2 (67%)
  • Female: 1 (33%)

District of Wyoming

3 judgeships

  • 3 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 3 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 2 (67%)
  • Female: 1 (33%)

District of Utah

5 judgeships

  • 5 active judges

0 current vacancies

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 5 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 4 (80%)
  • Female: 1 (20%)

District of Colorado

7 judgeships

  • 6 active judges

1 current vacancy

  • 3/3/2019

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 3 (50%)
  • Black: 1 (17%)
  • Latinx: 2 (33%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 5 (83%)
  • Female: 1 (17%)

District of New Mexico

7 judgeships

  • 5 active judges

2 current vacancies

  • 7/25/2018
    • Brenda Siaz, nominated 6/18/2020
  • 7/1/2019
    • Fred Federici III, nominated 6/18/2020

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 3 (60%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 2 (40%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 3 (60%)
  • Female: 2 (40%)

District of Kansas

6 judgeships

  • 5 active judges

1 current vacancy

  • 4/1/2020
    • Toby Crouse, nominated 5/21/2020

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 4 (80%)
  • Black: 1 (20%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 3 (60%)
  • Female: 2 (40%)

Eastern District of Oklahoma

1 judgeship

  • 1 active judge

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 1 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 1 (100%)
  • Female: 0 (0%)

Eastern, Northern, and Western Districts of Oklahoma

1 shared judgeship

  • 1 active judge

0 current vacancies

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 1 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 1 (100%)
  • Female: 0 (0%)

Northern District of Oklahoma

  • 3 judgeships
    • 3 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 3 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 2 (67%)
  • Female: 1 (33%)

Western District of Oklahoma

6 judgeships

  • 6 active judges

0 current vacancies

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 5 (83%)
  • Black: 1 (17%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 5 (83%)
  • Female: 1 (17%)

District of North Dakota

2 judgeships

  • 2 active judges

0 current vacancies

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 2 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 2 (100%)
  • Female: 0 (0%)

District of South Dakota

3 judgeships

  • 3 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 3 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 2 (67%)
  • Female: 1 (33%)

District of Nebraska

3 judgeships

  • 3 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 3 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 3 (100%)
  • Female: 0 (0%)

District of Minnesota

7 judgeships

  • 6  active judges

1 current vacancy

  • 10/15/2019

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 5 (83%)
  • Black: 1 (17%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 3 (50%)
  • Female: 3 (50%)

Northern District of Iowa

2 judgeships

  • 2 active judges

0 current vacancies

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 2 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 2 (100%)
  • Female: 0 (0%)

Southern District of Iowa

3 judgeships

  • 3 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 3 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 1 (33%)
  • Female: 2 (67%)

Eastern District of Missouri

7 judgeships

  • 7 active judges

0 future vacancies

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 5 (71%)
  • Black: 2 (29%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 5 (71%)
  • Female: 2 (29%)

Western District of Missouri

5 judgeships

  • 5 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 5 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 3 (60%)
  • Female: 2 (40%)

Eastern, Western Districts of Missouri

2 judgeships

  • 2 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 1 (50%)
  • Black: 1 (50%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 2 (100%)
  • Female: 0 (0%)

Eastern District of Arkansas

5 judgeships

  • 5 active judges

0 current vacancies

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 4 (80%)
  • Black: 1 (20%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 4 (80%)
  • Female: 1 (20%)

Western District of Arkansas

3 judgeships

  • 3 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 3 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 2 (67%)
  • Female: 1 (33%)

Eastern District of Texas

8 judgeships

  • 8 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 8 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 7 (88%)
  • Female: 1 (12%)

Northern District of Texas

12 judgeships

  • 12 active judges

0 current vacancies

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 9 (75%)
  • Black: 1 (8%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 1 (8%)
  • Two or more races: 1 (8%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 8 (67%)
  • Female: 4 (33%)

Southern District of Texas

19 judgeships

  • 19 active judges

0 current vacancies

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 7 (37%)
  • Black: 3 (16%)
  • Latinx: 9 (47%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 13 (68%)
  • Female: 6 (32%)

Western District of Texas

13 judgeships

  • 13 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 5 (38%)
  • Black: 1 (8%)
  • Latinx: 7 (54%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 11 (85%)
  • Female: 2 (15%)

Eastern District of Louisiana

12 judgeships

  • 12 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 11 (92%)
  • Black: 1 (8%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 7 (58%)
  • Female: 5 (42%)

Middle District of Louisiana

3 judgeships

  • 3 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 2 (67%)
  • Black: 1 (33%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 2 (67%)
  • Female: 1 (33%)

Western District of Louisiana

7 judgeships

  • 7 active judges

0 current vacancies

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 7 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 6 (86%)
  • Female: 1 (14%)

Northern District of Mississippi

3 judgeships

  • 3 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 2 (67%)
  • Black: 1 (33%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 1 (33%)
  • Female: 2 (67%)

Southern District of Mississippi

6 judgeships

  • 4 active judges

2 current vacancies

  • 3/23/2018
    •  Tyler McNeel, nominated 7/2/2020
  • 4/30/2019
    • Kristi Johnson, nominated 5/4/2020

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 2 (50%)
  • Black: 2 (50%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 4 (100%)
  • Female: 0 (0%)

District of Hawaii

4 judgeships

  • 4 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 1 (25%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 2 (50%)
  • Two or more races: 1 (25%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 2 (50%)
  • Female: 2 (50%)

Eastern District of Michigan

15 judgeships

  • 15 active judges

0 current vacancies

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 10 (67%)
  • Black: 5 (33%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 9 (60%)
  • Female: 6 (40%)

Western District of Michigan

4 judgeships

  • 4 active judges

0 current vacancies

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 3 (75%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)
  • Other: 1 (25%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 2 (50%)
  • Female: 2 (50%)

Eastern District of Wisconsin

5 judgeships

  • 4 active judges

1 current vacancy

12/31/2019

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 4 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 3 (75%)
  • Female: 1 (25%)

Western District of Wisconsin

2 judgeships

  • 2 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 2 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 2 (100%)
  • Female: 0 (0%)

Central District of Illinois

4 judgeships

  • 4 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 4 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 2 (50%)
  • Female: 2 (50%)

Northern District of Illinois

22 judgeships

  • 22 active judges

0 current vacancies

 

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 13 (59%)
  • Black: 3 (14%)
  • Latinx: 1 (4%)
  • Asian-American: 4 (18%)
  • Two or more races: 1 (4%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 15 (68%)
  • Female: 7 (32%)

Southern District of Illinois

4 judgeships

  • 4 active judges

0 current vacancies

 

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 2 (50%)
  • Black: 1 (25%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 1 (25%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 2 (50%)
  • Female: 2 (50%)

Northern District of Indiana

5 judgeships

  • 5 active judges

1 future vacancy

  • 1/23/2021

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 5 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 3 (60%)
  • Female: 2 (40%)

Southern District of Indiana

5 judgeships

    • 5 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 4 (80%)
  • Black: 1 (20%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 3 (60%)
  • Female: 2 (40%)

Northern District of Ohio

11 judgeships

  • 9 active judges

2 current vacancies

  • 6/30/2019
    • James Knepp II, nominated 3/3/2020
  • 1/06/2020
    • J. Phillip Calabrese, nominated 3/3/2020

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 7 (78%)
  • Black: 2 (22%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 5 (56%)
  • Female: 4 (44%)

Southern District of Ohio

8 judgeships

  • 8 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 7 (88%)
  • Black: 1 (12%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 7 (88%)
  • Female: 1 (12%)

Eastern and Western District of Kentucky

1 shared judgeship

  • 1 active judge

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 1 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 0 (0%)
  • Female: 1 (100%)

Eastern District of Kentucky

5 judgeships

  • 5 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 5 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 4 (80%)
  • Female: 1 (20%)

Western District of Kentucky

4 judgeships

  • 3 active judges

1 current vacancy

  • 6/18/2020
    • Benjamin Beaton, nominated 9/8/2020
    • ABA Rating: Maj. WQ/Min. Q
    • Hearing: 9/9/2020
    • Reported out of Committee: 10/22/20 (12-0)

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 3 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 2 (66%)
  • Female: 1 (33%)

Eastern District of Tennessee

5 judgeships

  • 3 active judges

2 current vacancies

  • 3/10/2020
    • Charles Atchley Jr., nominated 9/22/2020
  • 9/10/2020
    • Katherine Crytzer, nominated 9/22/2020

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 3 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 3 (100%)
  • Female: 0 (0%)

Middle District of Tennessee

4 judgeships

  • 4 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 3 (75%)
  • Black: 1 (25%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 3 (75%)
  • Female: 1 (25%)

Western District of Tennessee

5 judgeships

  • 5 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 4 (80%)
  • Black: 1 (20%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 4 (80%)
  • Female: 1 (20%)

Middle District of Alabama

3 judgeships

  • 2 active judges

1 current vacancy

  • 2/11/2020
    • Edmund LaCour, nominated 6/2/2020
      • ABA Rating: Maj. Q/Min. WQ

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 2 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 1 (50%)
  • Female: 1 (50%)

Northern District of Alabama

8 judgeships

  • 8 active judges

0 current vacancies

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 7 (88%)
  • Black: 1 (12%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 5 (63%)
  • Female: 3 (37%)

Southern District of Alabama

3 judgeships

  • 3 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 2 (67%)
  • Black: 1 (33%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 2 (67%)
  • Female: 1 (33%)

Middle District of Georgia

4 judgeships

  • 4 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 3 (75%)
  • Black: 1 (25%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 3 (75%)
  • Female: 1 (25%)

Northern District of Georgia

11 judgeships

  • 11 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 8 (73%)
  • Black: 2 (18%)
  • Latinx: 1 (9%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 8 (73%)
  • Female: 3 (27%)

Southern District of Georgia

3 judgeships

  • 3 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 3 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 2 (67%)
  • Female: 1 (33%)

Middle District of Florida

15 judgeships

  • 14 active judges

1 current vacancy

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 9 (64%)
  • Black: 3 (21%)
  • Latinx: 2 (14%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 9 (64%)
  • Female: 5 (36%)

Northern District of Florida

4 judgeships

  • 4 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 4 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 3 (75%)
  • Female: 1 (25%)

Southern District of Florida

18 judgeships

  • 16 active judges

2 current vacancies

  • 8/1/2017
    • Aileen Cannon, nominated 5/21/2020
      • ABA Rating: Sub. Maj. Q/Min. WQ
      • Hearing: 7/29/2020
      • 7/17/2020
      • Reported Out of Committee: 9/17/2020 (16-6)

      Demographic Breakdown:

      Racial Diversity:

      • White: 8 (50%)
      • Black: 3 (19%)
      • Latinx: 4 (25%)
      • Asian-American: 1 (6%)
      • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

      Gender Diversity:

      • Male: 10 (63%)
      • Female: 6 (37%)

District of South Carolina

10 judgeships

  • 9 active judges

1 current vacancy

  • 2/28/2019
    • Joseph Dawson, nominated 10/23/2020

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 8 (89%)
  • Black: 1 (11%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 5 (56%)
  • Female: 4 (44%)

Eastern District of North Carolina

4 judgeships

  • 4 active judges

0 current vacancies

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 3 (75%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 1 (25%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 3 (75%)
  • Female: 1 (25%)

Middle District of North Carolina

4 judgeships

  • 4 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 3 (75%)
  • Black: 1 (25%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 2 (50%)
  • Female: 2 (50%)

Western District of North Carolina

5 judgeships

  • 5 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 5 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 5 (100%)
  • Female: 0 (0%)

Eastern District of Virginia

11 judgeships

  • 10 active judges

1 current vacancy

  • 5/1/2020

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 6 (60%)
  • Black: 4 (40%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 7 (70%)
  • Female: 3 (30%)

Western District of Virginia

4 judgeships

  • 4 active judges

0 current vacancies

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 4 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 3 (75%)
  • Female: 1 (25%)

Northern District of West Virginia

3 judgeships

  • 3 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 3 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 2 (67%)
  • Female: 1 (33%)

Southern District of West Virginia

5 judgeships

  • 5 active judges

0 current vacancies

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 4 (80%)
  • Black: 1 (20%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 4 (80%)
  • Female: 1 (20%)

District of Maryland

10 judgeships

  • 10 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 7 (70%)
  • Black: 2 (20%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 1 (10%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 6 (60%)
  • Female: 4 (40%)

District of Delaware

4 judgeships

  • 4 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 4 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 3 (75%)
  • Female: 1 (25%)

District of New Jersey

17 judgeships

  • 11 active judges

6 current vacancies

  • 2/10/2015
  • 3/6/2015
  • 5/31/2017
  • 6/14/2018
  • 11/2/2018
  • 5/16/2019

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 7 (64%)
  • Black: 2 (18%)
  • Latinx: 1 (9%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 1 (9%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 5 (45%)
  • Female: 6 (55%)

Eastern District of Pennsylvania

22 judgeships

  • 21 active judges

1 current vacancy

  • 7/17/2018

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 15 (71%)
  • Black: 3 (14%)
  • Latinx: 2 (10%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 1 (5%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 15 (71%)
  • Female: 6 (29%)

Middle District of Pennsylvania

6 judgeships

  • 6 active judges

0 current vacancies

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 6 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 5 (83%)
  • Female: 1 (17%)

Western District of Pennsylvania

10 judgeships

    • 10 active judges
    • 0 current vacancies

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

      • White: 8 (80%)
      • Black: 0 (0%)
      • Latinx: 0 (0%)
      • Asian-American: 1 (10%)
      • Two or more races: 1 (10%)

Gender Diversity:

    • Male: 5 (50%)
    • Female: 5 (50%)

Eastern District of New York

15 judgeships

  • 12 active judges

3 current vacancies

  • 5/8/2019
    • Saritha Komatireddy, nominated 5/4/2020
      • ABA Rating: Maj. WQ/Min. Q
  • 1/26/2020
    • David Woll Jr., nominated 9/8/2020
  • 6/12/2020
    • Hector Gonzalez, nominated 9/8/2020

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 6 (50%)
  • Black: 3 (25%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 3 (25%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 3 (25%)
  • Female: 9 (75%)

Northern District of New York

5 judgeships

  • 4 active judges

1 current vacancy

  • 1/1/2016
    • Ryan McAllister, nominated 9/8/2020

 

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 4 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 2 (50%)
  • Female: 2 (50%)

Southern District of New York

28 judgeships

  • 26 active judges

2 current vacancies

  • 9/11/2018
    • Iris Lan, nominated 12/2/2019
      • Re-nominated: 5/4/2020
      • ABA Rating: WQ
  • 10/11/2018
    • Jennifer Rearden, nominated 5/4/2020
      • ABA Rating: Sub. Maj. WQ/Min. Q

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 17 (65%)
  • Black: 4 (15%)
  • Latinx: 2 (8%)
  • Asian-American: 1 (4%)
  • Two or more races: 2 (8%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 16 (62%)
  • Female: 10 (38%)

Western District of New York

4 judgeships

  • 4 active judges

0 current vacancies

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 4 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

    • Male: 3 (75%)
    • Female: 1 (25%)

District of Connecticut

8 judgeships

  • 7 active judges

1 current vacancy

  • 8/31/2018
    • Barbara Jongbloed, nominated 10/15/2019

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 5 (71%)
  • Black: 2 (29%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 4 (57%)
  • Female: 3 (43%)

District of Massachusetts

13 judgeships

  • 11 active judges

2 current vacancies

  • 6/1/2015
  • 1/1/2018

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 9 (82%)
  • Black: 1 (9%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 1 (9%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 7 (64%)
  • Female: 4 (36%)

District of Vermont

2 judgeships

  • 2 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 2 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 1 (50%)
  • Female: 1 (50%)

District of New Hampshire

3 judgeships

  • 3 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 3 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 2 (67%)
  • Female: 1 (33%)

District of Rhode Island

3 judgeships

  • 3 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 3 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 2 (67%)
  • Female: 1 (33%)

District of Maine

3 judgeships

  • 3 active judges

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 3 (100%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 0 (0%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 2 (67%)
  • Female: 1 (33%)

District of Puerto Rico

7 judgeships

  • 7 active judges

0 current vacancies

Demographic Breakdown:

Racial Diversity:

  • White: 0 (0%)
  • Black: 0 (0%)
  • Latinx: 7 (100%)
  • Asian-American: 0 (0%)
  • Two or more races: 0 (0%)

Gender Diversity:

  • Male: 4 (57%)
  • Female: 3 (43%)

U.S. Virgin Islands

Judgeships for the District Court of the Virgin Islands are not Article III judgeships and therefore do not have life tenure.


 

 

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