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By "liable", if you mean that you can sue successfully the judge for not ruling, no. Judges enjoy something known as "absolute immunity" to issues pertaining to judicial discretion.
That means that you cannot successfully sue a judge for doing something or not doing something in your case.
Otherwise, judges would be the most sued people in the country, and that would be difficult to get anyone to act in that role.
Now it's possible that if a judge is taking way too long and refusing to rule on matters that should be ruled on, it could be taken to the appellate court and ask for an "injunction" (an order) telling the judge to make a ruling.
But this is not the same as the judge being held personally liable for the damages incurred as a result of not making such a ruling.
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