November 25, 2013 - Idaho Supreme Court Issues 2013 Annual Report
(Boise) – The Idaho Supreme Court has released the FY2013 annual report of the Idaho Judiciary. In the report Chief Justice Roger Burdick describes several major initiatives that “demonstrate the Judiciary’s continued commitment to the efficient and effective administration of justice for the benefit of Idaho citizens and… partnership with the Legislative and Executive Branches in identifying innovative solutions to some of Idaho’s most pressing challenges.” (full report)
October 20-26, 2013 - Idaho Pro Bono Week by Justice Jim Jones
Idaho’s legal community is observing Idaho Pro Bono Week, October 20−26. The Idaho Pro Bono Commission is urging Idaho lawyers to commit more legal help to those who cannot afford it, while recognizing the many lawyers who have provided cost-free services in the past.... Click here to read the Resolution designating Idaho Pro Bono Week
September 24, 2013 - Court of Appeals Chief Judge, Minidoka Magistrate Judge Selected for Top Idaho Judicial Awards
(Boise) – Idaho Court of Appeals Chief Judge Sergio Gutierrez and Minidoka County Magistrate Judge Rick Bollar are the 2013 recipients of Idaho’s most prestigious awards for service to the state’s judicial branch.
May 2, 2013 - Local High School Will Serve As Courtroom for Idaho Court of Appeals Case
(Boise) – The Idaho Court of Appeals is taking one of its cases to a local high school giving students a front row seat at the hearing.This high school courtroom for a day celebrates Law Day in Idaho as an educational outreach program for students and the public at large. Friday, May 3 at 10:00 a.m., oral argument will be heard in the case of State of Idaho v. John Doe at Renaissance High School in Meridian. Doe is a defendant seeking to have his criminal record from when he was a juvenile expunged by the courts.
May 2, 2013 - 2013 Spring Admission Ceremony
(Boise) - Boise Center 850 W Front Street Boise, ID, 4:00 p.m.
April 17, 2013 - Ada County Domestic Violence Court: Unique Role Model for Courts Nationwide
(Boise) – The Ada County Domestic Violence Court is drawing national attention after having been selected as one of three courts to serve as a resource and training center for specialized courts nationwide. The other two similar courts are located in Brooklyn, New York and Dallas, Texas.
March 29, 2013 - Idaho Supreme Court and Ada County District Court Schedule Training and Testing for Court Interpreters
(Boise) – As part of a continuing effort to improve access to the courts, the Idaho Supreme Court and Ada County District Court have scheduled workshops to train and certify court interpreters. Trainings will take place in April, June and October in both Boise and Pocatello.
March 21, 2013 - Annual Memorial Ceremony
(Boise) - Chief Justice RogerS. Burdick announced that the Idaho Supreme Court will hold its annual Memorial Ceremony on Thursday, March 21 , 2013, at 10:00 a.m. in the courtroom of the Idaho Supreme Court Building, in Boise, Idaho.
January 30, 2013 - Patricia Tobias receives 2012 Warren E. Burger Award
(Williamsburg, VA) - Patricia Tobias, Administrative Director of the Courts for the State of Idaho, has been named recipient of the 2012 Warren E. Burger Award. One of the highest awards presented by the National Center for State Courts, the Burger Award is named for the former Chief Justice of the United States who helped found the NCSC in 1971. NCSC presents the Burger Award annually to an individual who has made significant contributions in the field of court administration and who has contributed to NCSC’s mission. > See Ceremony
January 24, 2013 - Chief Justice Burdick Delivers State of the Judiciary Address
(Boise) - The Chief Justice of the Idaho Supreme Court Roger S. Burdick will deliver the annual “State of the Judiciary Address” to the Idaho House of Representatives and the Idaho Senate on Thursday, January 24, 2013. The Chief Justice is scheduled to speak to the Senate at 11:00 am and to the House at 11:30 am.
December 13, 2012 - Idaho Supreme Court Issues 2012 Annual Report
(Boise) – The Idaho Supreme Court has released its 2012 annual report on the Idaho Judiciary. On releasing the report Chief Justice Roger Burdick said, “Despite continuing economic challenges, during 2012 Idaho’s judicial system remained committed to the highest levels of integrity, fairness, independence, respect, excellence, and innovation. We remain devoted to service to Idahoans and strive to be a national leader in the administration of fair, timely and impartial justice.”
November 14, 2012 - Record Setting Adoption Day Celebrated
(Boise) – Idaho judges will hold 21 hearings placing a record 24 children with adoptive parents when it celebrates National Adoption Day on November 16th. Normally demure courtrooms in the Supreme Court building will come to life with balloons, teddy bears, and flowers as adoptions take place throughout the morning and afternoon.
> Watch Video Celebration
October 17, 2012 - Pro Bono Week at Idaho Supreme Court
(Boise) – The Idaho Supreme Court has proclaimed October 21-27, 2012 as Pro Bono Week in Idaho. The purpose is to honor the work of those who provide volunteer legal services, to address the growing need for civil legal assistance on urgent matters, and to remind all attorneys of their responsibility to assist in the legal profession’s commitment to equal justice under the law.
September 28, 2012 - Lecture Series Created to Commemorate Career of Idaho's Longest Serving State Senator, Denton Darrington
(Boise) – During his 30-year career in the Idaho State Senate Delco Republican Denton Darrington became the state legislature’s “go too” expert on the judicial branch of state government. Darrington, who will retire later this year, served many of his three decades in the Idaho Legislature as chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee where he had a major hand in virtually every piece of legislation dealing with the judiciary.
> Watch Video Tribute
September 25, 2012 - Lewiston Judge and Idaho Children and Families Court Coordinator Selected for Top Judicial Awards
(Boise) – Judge John Stegner, the administrative district judge in Idaho’s Second Judicial District, and Viki Howard, the statewide coordinator for Children and Families in the Courts, have been selected to receive the most prestigious awards for service and professional presented by the state’s judiciary. > Watch Ceremony
September 14, 2012 - No Forgotten Childrent Event in Idaho Falls
(Idaho Falls) – In 2011, 277 children in eastern Idaho’s Seventh Judicial District were represented in the state’s child protective system by volunteers. On Friday, September 14, 2012, a ceremony will be held at the Bonneville County Courthouse in Idaho Falls to raise awareness of the need for even more volunteers to represent Idaho’s children.
August 21, 2012 - Idaho Supreme Court to Begin Live Streaming Oral Arguments
(Boise) – Commencing the week of August 20th, 2012, the Idaho Supreme Court will begin live streaming oral arguments from the court room in Boise.
(Middleton) - Watch the Idaho Court of Appeals conduct oral arguments at Middleton High School in conjunction with and in celebration of Idaho Law Day.
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(Boise) - Chief Justice Roger S. Burdick announced that the Idaho Supreme Court will hold its annual Memorial Ceremony on Thursday, March 22, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. in the courtroom of the Idaho Supreme Court Building, in Boise, Idaho...
January 25, 2012 - Chief Justice Roger S. Burdick Delivers State of the Judiciary Address
(Boise) - Chief Justice Burdick will review the accomplishments of the Idaho Judiciary during the past year, describe the innovative approaches that have been taken to address the need for timely justice in Idaho, and discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the Idaho courts in 2012... Full Text | Watch delivery to House | Watch delivery to Senate
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