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Idaho Supreme Court Issues FY2014 Annual Report
Boise, ID – The Idaho Supreme Court released the fiscal year 2014 annual report of the Idaho Judiciary. The full report is available on the Court’s website here.


January 14, 2015 - Court of Appeals Judge Announces Retirement
Boise, ID – Judge Karen Lansing of the Idaho Court of Appeals announced Wednesday she will be retiring after 22 years on the bench...


December 22, 2014 - Administrative Director of Idaho Courts to be hired after 2015 legislative session 
Boise, ID – The Idaho Supreme Court announced Senior Justice Linda Copple Trout’s appointment as the interim administrative director of courts through the 2015 legislative session on Thursday. The court also announced Senior District Judge Barry Wood’s appointment as the interim deputy administrative director of the courts...


September 23, 2014 - Ada County Magistrate Judge, Trial Court Administrator Honored for Service to Idaho
Boise, ID – Ada County Magistrate Judge Russell Comstock and Linda Wright, the Trial Court Administrator for the Fifth Judicial District were honored with Idaho’s top judiciary service awards Monday night. The awards were presented during the annual Idaho Judicial Conference.  


April 22, 2014 - Spring Admissions Ceremony
Chief United States District Judge B. Lynn Winmill has announced that the Joint State and Federal Courts Spring 2014 Attorney Admission Ceremony for the successful candidates of the Idaho Bar Exam will be held on Thursday, May 1, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. at the Boise Centre in Boise, Idaho. The Honorable Ronald E. Bush, United States Magistrate Judge, District of Idaho, will be presiding and will deliver opening and closing remarks. 


March 20, 2014 - Annual Memorial Ceremony for 2014
Chief Justice Roger S. Burdick announced that the Idaho Supreme Court will hold its annual Memorial Ceremony on Thursdav. March 20.2014, at 10:00 a.m. in the courtroom of the Idatro Supreme Court Building, in Boise, Idaho... 


January 20, 2014 - Chief Judge Emeritus of U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to Deliver First Annual Darrington Lecture on Law and Government
(Boise) – One of the most senior judges on the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, J. Clifford Wallace, will deliver the first annual Denton Darrington Lecture on Law and Government on February 3, 2014 at 4:00 pm in the Idaho State Capitol’s Lincoln Auditorium...

November 25, 2013 - Idaho Supreme Court Issues 2013 Annual Report
(Boise) – The Idaho Supreme Court has released the FY2013 annual report of the Idaho Judiciary. In the report Chief Justice Roger Burdick describes several major initiatives that “demonstrate the Judiciary’s continued commitment to the efficient and effective administration of justice for the benefit of Idaho citizens and… partnership with the Legislative and Executive Branches in identifying innovative solutions to some of Idaho’s most pressing challenges.” (full report)

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Members of the
Idaho Supreme Court

Chief Justice Roger S. Burdick
Justice Daniel T. Eismann
Justice Jim Jones
Justice Warren E. Jones
Justice Joel D. Horton

Members of the
Idaho Court of Appeals

Chief Judge John M. Melanson
Judge Karen L. Lansing
Judge Sergio A. Gutierrez
Judge David W. Gratton



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