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 three 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.

FBA CLE Program September 11, 2020 via Zoom
Aug 13, 2020
The Unrelenting and Unbroken Battle to Earn and Protect the RIGHT to VOTE.
Position Opening - Magistrate Judge
Aug 12, 2020
Lawyer Representative Applications
Jul 15, 2020
The new lawyer representative will be selected from the 4th District. See attached for further information.
FBA Brown Bag CLE - Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Jul 09, 2020
Effective Virtual Litigation and Mediation During the Pandemic via ZOOM
New General Order 370 renewing General Order 363
Jun 25, 2020