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 three 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.
The District of Idaho courthouses will be closed on Monday, January 21 in observance of the Martin Luther King Day.
Stay of Cases in Which the United States is a Party during the Federal Government Lapse in Appropriations
Continuation of court operations during lapse in appropriations.
Attached is a press release regarding the appointment of new District and Bankruptcy Chief Judges effective January 1, 2019.