The Alliance for Justice Judicial Selection Dashboard provides comprehensive, up-to-date information on all federal judicial vacancies in one graphic display. Use the map and search filters for a state-by-state breakdown of: current and future vacancies; pending nominees; vacancies without nominees; how long each seat has been vacant; judicial emergencies; and the party affiliation of senators in states with judicial vacancies. Click here for tips on using the dashboard.

Judicial Selection Reports

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Stat Overview:

81 Vacancies
 10 Circuit Court
71 District Court

18 Nominees
2 Circuit Court
16 District Court

5 pending on the floor


Tips for using the Judicial Selection Dashboard

» Click on a state for detailed information about vacancies in that state
» Hover over a segment to see more information about an individual vacancy
» Map or Dot Plot: Use this to toggle between a map and a dot plot that shows a color-coded mark for each vacancy
» Show: Use this to toggle between showing days since vacancy announcement, and days the seat has been vacant
» To view detailed information about vacancies nationwide, select “All” in the State filter on the right-hand side
» To print or save information, click the export icon at the bottom center of the screen:
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