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Media Guide

"The Media Guide to the Idaho Courts" is designed to provide a quick source of basic information for journalists covering the Idaho court system. It contains links to numerous relevant laws and rules, as well as to other Internet sources of legal information. The Idaho Supreme Court’s Media/Courts Committee is chaired by the Chief Justice of the Idaho Supreme Court.


A current list of committee members can be found by clicking here and selecting "Media/Courts Committee."


If the meaning of a legal term used in this Guide is unclear or confusing, please refer to the "Glossary of Legal Jargon" and the "Glossary of Legal Terms" at the end of the Guide. Definitions can also be found at


>>Click here for the Media Guide

As the Third Branch of Government, we provide access to justice through the timely, fair, and impartial resolution of cases.


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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