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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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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 Molly J Huskey
Judge David W. Gratton
Judge Jessica M. Lorello
Judge Amanda K. Brailsford



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