Chief Judge David C. Nye welcomes you to the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho. In 1891
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
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 Boise, Coeur d'Alene, and Pocatello.
The calendar updates as new information becomes available and is subject to change without notice. To schedule a hearing, contact the courtroom deputy.
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.