Idaho Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 7(b)(4). Hearings by Telephone Conference or Video Teleconference (J.C.A.).
The court may hold the hearing on, (A) any motion, other than motions for summary judgment unless the parties stipulate, (B) any order to show cause, when no oral testimony is to be introduced at such motion hearing or at such show cause hearing, or (C) any pretrial matter by a telephone conference or video teleconference to which the counsel for each party, the court and any other persons designated by the court are joined in one telephone call. The court shall cause minutes thereof to be prepared, filed in the action and served upon all parties to the action. The telephone conference or video teleconference and such charges may be allowed as discretionary costs to the party paying the same if such party is the prevailing party in the action. The court shall cause the audio of such telephone conference or video teleconference to be recorded electronically with such recording to be made, retained and erased as the court may direct.
(Adopted April 11, 1979, effective May 1, 1979; amended March 20, 1985, effective July 1, 1985; amended March 2, 2001, effective April 2, 2001.)
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