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Idaho Appellate Rule 2. Scope and Definitions.

(a)  Scope. These rules shall govern all appeals and petitions for special  writs or proceedings in the Supreme Court. 

(b)  Definitions. For purposes of these rules: 


(1)  "District court" shall include the district courts of all judicial  districts but shall not include the magistrates divisions thereof. 

(2)  "Appellant" shall include "petitioner." 

(3)  "Respondent" shall mean the adverse party not initially seeking  affirmative relief. 

(4)  "Petition" shall include "complaint" or "application." 

(5)  "Administrative agency" shall include only the Public Utilities  Commission and the Industrial Commission. 

(6)  "Transcript" shall mean the reporter's transcript. 

(7)  "Record" shall mean the clerk's or agency's record. 

(8)  "Clerk" shall mean the clerk of the district court, or the secretary  or designated clerk, if any, of the Industrial Commission or the Public  Utilities Commission. 


(Adopted March 25, 1977, effective July 1, 1977.)

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 G Richard Bevan
Justice Robyn M. Brody
Justice John R. Stegner
Justice Gregory W. Moeller
Justice Colleen D. Zahn

Members of the
Idaho Court of Appeals

Chief Judge Jessica M. Lorello
Judge David W. Gratton
Judge Molly J Huskey



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