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District of Idaho

Chief Judge David C. Nye

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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
The White House announced that Idaho Court of Appeals Judge Amanda Brailsford has been nominated to replace Judge Winmill.
New general order naming the 2023-2024 Criminal Justice Act Panel.
Renewing GO 363 and extending the CARES Act provisions in criminal proceedings by 90 days.
New General Order appointing the CJA Peer Review Committee.
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.

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