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ANNOUNCEMENT TO ATTORNEYS AND THE PUBLIC

LOCAL RULES OF CIVIL AND CRIMINAL PRACTICE

Revised and adopted January 1, 2017

The local rules are available for public viewing at each Federal Courthouse in Idaho (Boise, Pocatello, and
Coeur d’Alene).

Local rules, among other documents, are available on the court's Internet website at http://www.id.uscourts.gov/.  If you do not have access to the Internet, local rules can be provided at the Federal Courthouse closest to you.  You can also send your request, with a return addressed and stamped mailer, to:

Clerk, U.S. District Court
550 W Fort St.
Boise, ID 83724

We welcome your comments and suggestions.  Please e-mail them to: District Court Local Rules Committee (local_rulesDC@id.uscourts.gov)


Loc. Civ. R.  1.1
Scope of the Rules
Loc. Civ. R.  1.2
Availability of the Local Rules
Loc. Civ. R.  1.3
Sanctions
Loc. Civ. R.  3.1
Venue
Loc. Civ. R.  4.1
Status Report on Service of Process
Loc. Civ. R.  5.1
Electronic Case Filing
Loc. Civ. R.  5.2
General Format of Documents Presented for Filing Electronically or, Where Permitted, in Conventional Format
Loc. Civ. R.  5.3
Sealed and In Camera Documents
Loc. Civ. R.  5.4
Non-Filing of Discovery or Disclosures and Discovery Materials Not to be Filed with Court
Loc. Civ. R.  5.5
Protection of Personal Privacy
Loc. Civ. R.  6.1
Requests and Orders to Shorten or Extend Time or Continue Trial Dates
Loc. Civ. R.  7.1
Motion Practice
Loc. Civ. R.  7.2
Ex Parte Orders
Loc. Civ. R.  7.3
Stipulations
Loc. Civ. R.  9.1
Non-Capital Case Habeas Petitions (State Custody)
Loc. Civ. R.  9.2
Special requirements for Habeas Corpus Petitions involving the Death Penalty
Loc. Civ. R.  15.1
Form of a Motion to Amend and its Supporting Documentation
Loc. Civ. R.  16.1
Scheduling Conference, Voluntary Case Management (VCMC) and Litigation Plans
Loc. Civ. R.  16.2
Pretrial Conferences
Loc. Civ. R.  16.3
Trial Submissions
Loc. Civ. R.  16.4
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Loc. Civ. R.  17.1
Infants and Incompetent Persons
Loc. Civ. R.  26.1
Form of Certain Discovery Documents
Loc. Civ. R.  26.2
Disclosures
Loc. Civ. R.  30.1
Limitation of Deposition
Loc. Civ. R.  33.1
Limits on Interrogatories
Loc. Civ. R.  37.1
Discovery Disputes - Meet and Confer Requirement
Loc. Civ. R.  37.2
Content of Memoranda in Support of Discovery Motions
Loc. Civ. R.  38.1
Notation of "Jury Demand" in the Pleading
Loc. Civ. R.  39.1
Opening Statements, Closing Arguments, and Examination of Witnesses
Loc. Civ. R.  40.1
Assignment of Cases
Loc. Civ. R.  41.1
Dismissal of Actions
Loc. Civ. R.  47.1
Voir Dire of Jurors
Loc. Civ. R.  47.2
Social Media Juror Inquiries
Loc. Civ. R.  51.1
Instructions to Jury
Loc. Civ. R.  54.1
Taxation of Costs
Loc. Civ. R.  54.2
Award of Attorney Fees
Loc. Civ. R.  54.3
Jury Cost Assessment
Loc. Civ. R.  58.1
Entry of Judgment
Loc. Civ. R.  58.2
Satisfaction of Judgment
Loc. Civ. R.  62.1
Supersedeas Bonds
Loc. Civ. R.  65.1
Security; Proceeding against Sureties
Loc. Civ. R.  65.2
Bonds and Other Sureties
Loc. Civ. R.  67.1
Deposits
Loc. Civ. R.  67.2
Withdrawal of a Deposit Pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 67
Loc. Civ. R.  72.1
Magistrate Judge Rules
Loc. Civ. R.  73.1
Assignment of Civil Cases to a Magistrate Judge upon the Consent of the Parties
Loc. Civ. R.  77.1
Hours of the Court
Loc. Civ. R.  77.2
Sessions of the Court
 
Loc. Civ. R.  77.3
United States Court Library
Loc. Civ. R.  77.4
Ex Parte Communication with Judges
Loc. Civ. R.  79.1
Custody of Files and Exhibits
Loc. Civ. R.  81.1
Removal Actions - State Court Records
Loc. Civ. R.  83.1
Free Press - Fair Trial Provisions
Loc. Civ. R.  83.2
Courtroom and Courthouse Decorum
Loc. Civ. R.  83.3
Security in the Courthouse
Loc. Civ. R.  83.4
Bar Admission
Loc. Civ. R.  83.5
Attorney Discipline
Loc. Civ. R.  83.6
Appearance, Substitution, and Withdrawal of Attorneys
Loc. Civ. R.  83.7
Persons Appearing without an Attorney - Pro Se
Loc. Civ. R.  83.8
Fairness and Civility
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