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U.S. DISTRICT COURT

District of Idaho

Chief Judge David C. Nye

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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. 


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. Masks are required of all visitors and must be worn at all times while in the courthouse, this includes in court. All staff are required to wear masks while in public spaces at the courthouse.
Boise
Current Level: Moderate Risk
Courthouse: Open
Clerks Office: Open
Gatherings: 50 People
Coeur d'Alene
Current Level: Moderate Risk
Courthouse: Open
Clerks Office: Open
Gatherings: 50 People
Pocatello
Current Level: High Risk
Courthouse: Open
Clerks Office: Open
Gatherings: 15 People
United States District Court
Welcome

Chief Judge David C. Nye welcomes you to the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho.  In 1891 James H. Beatty was appointed by President Harrison to become the first Federal Judge for the District of Idaho.  We have a long and proud history rooted in our commitment to provide an impartial and accessible forum for the just, timely and economical resolution of legal proceedings within the jurisdiction of the Courts.

The District of Idaho has had 11 Article III Judges appointed by the President of the United States, with two of them currently presiding.  In addition to our two Article III Judges, we have two Magistrate Judges assisting with our busy workload.

Our judges hold court in BoiseCoeur d'Alene, and Pocatello.

District Court Calendar

The calendar updates as new information becomes available and is subject to change without notice. To schedule a hearing, contact the courtroom deputy.

District Court News
Updating the Criminal Justice Act Plan for the District of Idaho.
Effective January 1, 2022, all federal court teleconference numbers transitioned to a new teleconference system. Please ensure you are dialing the most up to da
The Idaho issue of the Western Legal History of the Ninth Judicial Circuit Historical Society is now available online.
A chart from a recent Wall Street Journal article regarding the effectiveness of masks. 
Adoption of Local Rules for Civil Practice 6.1 and 7.1 and Local Patent Rules.
Renewing GO 363 and extending CARES Act provisions in criminal proceedings by 90 days.
Debora Kristensen Grasham has been selected for appointment as the next U.S. Magistrate Judge for the District of Idaho.
General Order appointing the members of the CJA Peer Review Committee.
General Order and instructions for issuance and processing violation notices as to petty offenses/CVB bond forfeiture schedule.
Please click here for the amended appellate and bankruptcy rules and new forms that became effective 12/1/2021.

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