United States District Court

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.

General Order 435 Sentencing Guidelines
Dec 06, 2023
District and Bankruptcy Fee Increases 12/1/2023
Nov 29, 2023
Please click for the new schedules of fees effective December 1, 2023.
GO 432 re Court Closure on November 24, 2023
Nov 22, 2023
Passing of Chief Bankruptcy Judge Joseph Meier
Nov 22, 2023
In honor of his passing, the Courts will be closed on Friday, November 24, 2023.
GO 431 re 2023 Amendment of U.S. Sentencing Guide
Nov 01, 2023