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 two 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.

GO 445 Re Master Sealed Event
Jun 06, 2024
Amending GO 428 Sealed Filings Related to Cooperation in Criminal Cases
GO 446 In Re: EDR Working Group and EDR Team
Jun 06, 2024
District of Idaho Courthouses Closed - June 19
Jun 04, 2024
Bankruptcy Judgeship Opening - District of Idaho
May 28, 2024
The Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit invites applications from highly qualified candidates for a Bankruptcy Judgeship for the District of Idaho.
GO 443 District Local Rules Committee
May 22, 2024
Scammers Forge Arrest Warrants
May 17, 2024
Scammers are now using Judges' signatures to create authentic looking arrest warrants.  
District of Idaho Courthouses Closed - May 27
May 07, 2024