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Idaho Criminal Rule 54.13. Effect of Failure to Comply With Time Limits.

The failure to physically file a notice of appeal or notice of cross-appeal with the district court within the time limits prescribed by these rules shall be jurisdictional and shall be grounds for automatic dismissal of such appeal upon motion of any party, or upon initiative of the district court. Failure of a party to timely take any other step in the appellate process shall not be deemed jurisdictions, but may be grounds only for such other action or sanction as the district court deems appropriate, which may include dismissal of the appeal. 


(Adopted June 15, 1987, effective November 1, 1987.)

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 Warren E. Jones
Justice Joel D. Horton
Justice Robyn M. Brody

Members of the
Idaho Court of Appeals

Chief Judge David W. Gratton
Judge Sergio A. Gutierrez
Judge John M. Melanson
Judge Molly J. Huskey



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