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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 and pro se email filing links, please visit the COVID-19 Information section of this website. 

Individuals, including staff, who are fully vaccinated may enter the United States Courthouses and will not be required to wear a mask or practice social distancing while in the courthouse. However, individuals who are not fully vaccinated, including staff, may enter the courthouses but will still be required to wear a mask and practice social distancing.
United States District & Bankruptcy Courts
Criminal Local Rules
District Local Criminal Rules



Revised and adopted January 4, 2021

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  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 (

Sealed Documents and Public Access
Procedural Orders and Motion
Disclosure of Investigative Reports by United States Probation Office
Right to and Appointment of Counsel
Release from Custody/Bail
Pretrial Services
Sealing of Search Warrant Documents and Other Criminal Filings
Release of Information by Attorneys in Criminal Cases
Violation Notices, Forfeiture of Collateral in Lieu of Appearance
Custody of Files and Exhibits
Assignment of Criminal Matters to Magistrate Judges
Appeal from Conviction by a Magistrate Judge
Forfeiture of Collateral in Lieu of Appearance
Magistrate Judge Rules

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