Almost 10 Percent of Federal District Judgeships Vacant by Arkansas Business Staff Posted 6/10/2013 12:00 am As of last week, almost 10 percent of federal court judgeships were vacant, including one created when U.S. District Judge Jimm Larry Hendren of Fayetteville took senior status on Dec. 31. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access articles older than 15 days. Articles newer than 15 days are not included in this offer. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.