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UNITED STATES COURTS

District of Idaho

Clerk of Court Stephen W. Kenyon

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Court Operations (1304)

The United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Idaho as well as Probation and Pretrial announce operating with reduced staff.  For full details, please visit the COVID-19 Information section of this website. 


Anyone who is experiencing COVID like symptoms or who has tested positive for COVID within the last 10 days must report this to the Court Security Officers at the entrance to any courthouse.  In general, masking will be in accordance with CDC guidance and whether masks are required in any individual courthouse is outlined below. Please refer to General Order No. 419 for how the Court will operate during the different risk levels.

Boise
Current Level: Yellow
Courthouse: Open
Gatherings: No Limitation
Masking: Optional
Coeur d'Alene
Current Level: Green
Courthouse: Open
Gatherings: No Limitation
Masking: Optional
Pocatello
Current Level: Green
Courthouse: Open
Gatherings: No Limitation
Masking: Optional
United States District & Bankruptcy Courts
Welcome

The District of Idaho Clerk of Court, Stephen W. Kenyon, welcomes you to the U.S. District and Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Idaho.  We are one of 15 districts in the Ninth Circuit which spans 9 western states. Idaho is proud to be one of only six consolidated District and Bankruptcy Clerks' Offices within the federal judiciary.

The U.S. Courts for the District of Idaho was created with statehood in 1890. Our offices are located in Boise, Coeur d'Alene, and Pocatello.  

We trust this website will give some insight into the functions of the U.S. Courts and how the Clerk's Office can better serve the people of the State of Idaho.

District of Idaho News
The topic for the 2023 District of Idaho/Ninth Circuit Civics Contest has been announced.  Click for more information.
Click for information on amendments to the Fed. Rules of Appellate, Bankruptcy, Civil and Criminal Procedure effective 12/1/22.
Dec 01, 2022
New General Order regarding general consent to U.S. Magistrate Judges, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(c), in Social Security cases.
Dec 01, 2022
New General Order regarding revised criminal process order.
Please click for amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure and Official Forms effective 12/1/2022.
The public is invited to review the attached proposed Local Rule changes. Comments are due by December 5, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. MST.
Renewing GO 363 and extending the CARES Act provisions in criminal proceedings by 90 days.
Please see the attached announcement regarding a bankruptcy judgeship opportunity in the Southern District of California.
Mission Statement

Mission Statement


The mission of the United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Idaho is to provide an impartial and accessible forum for the just, timely and economical resolution of legal proceedings within the jurisdiction of the Courts, so as to preserve judicial independence, protect individual rights and liberties, and promote public trust and confidence.


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