Idaho Appellate Rule 8. Amicus curiae.
An attorney, or person or entity through an attorney, may appear as amicus curiae in any proceeding by request of the Supreme Court; or by leave of the Supreme Court upon written application served upon all parties, setting forth the particular employment, if any, the interest of the applicant in the appeal or proceeding and the name of the party in whose support the amicus curiae would appear. The application shall also state whether leave is sought to file an amicus curiae brief or participate in oral argument, or both. Any objection to the appearance of an amicus curiae must be made by motion within 14 days of service of the application in the manner provided for motions under Rule 32. Leave to appear as amicus curiae shall be by written order of the Supreme Court which shall specify the manner of appearance by the amicus curiae attorney and state the time for filing of any amicus curiae brief.
(Adopted March 25, 1977, effective July 1, 1977; amended April 18, 1983, effective July 1, 1983; amended March 23, 1990, effective July 1, 1990.)
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