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.
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.
Registration is open for the virtual 2021 Commercial Law and Bankruptcy Seminar on February 5, 2021. (7.0 CLE credits)
"Courts During COVID: Challenges and Successes" presented on 2/9/21. CLE credit available for CA and WA. Click to register.
Appoints Advisory Committee on District Court Local Rules
Adoption of Revised District Court Local Rules for Civil Practice 5.3 and 37.1.
Important dates and action items for attorneys regarding the District of Idaho's upgrade to NextGen CM/ECF in March 2021.
Outlines continued court operations in 2021 in response to Stay Healthy Order re COVID-19.
Appoints Advisory Committee on Local Bankruptcy Rules
Extends the time to file indictments because of the suspension of grand jury proceedings in the District of Idaho.
Appointment of CJA Peer Review Committee
The Ninth Circuit has announced the theme for the 2021 Civics Contest -- What Does Our American Community Ask of Us?
Effective from January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2022.
Revised Criminal Procedural Order that supersedes and replaces General Order 352.