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 two 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.
Pro se email boxes established during COVID-19 pandemic to be deactivated 3/22/21; Court returns to standard filing procedures.
The FBA (Virtual) Tri-State Conference will be held March 11-12, 2021. It is free for FBA members. Please click to register.
Virtual filmmaker presentation and film access to the story of Judge Harry Pregerson presented by NJCHS. CLE credit pending.
Adoption of model order to be entered in criminal matters at the time of initial appearance
Continued Court operations in February 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic
Raymond E. Patricco, Jr. has been selected for appointment as the new U.S. Magistrate Judge for the District of Idaho.
Appoints Advisory Committee on District Court Local Rules
Important dates and action items for attorneys regarding the District of Idaho's upgrade to NextGen CM/ECF in March 2021.
The Ninth Circuit has announced the theme for the 2021 Civics Contest -- What Does Our American Community Ask of Us?