Trends in Judicial Resignations and Retirements

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on May 19, 2006

“Resignations from the federal bench, once rare, now are increasingly frequent. Since January 1, 2005, nine judges have resigned or retired from the federal bench. As a result, 2005 witnessed the single largest exodus from the federal bench ever.” [Link]

  • For up-to-date information about judicial vacancies, see www.uscourts.gov/judicialvac.html
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