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April 2, 2021 - Federal, State, Tribal Partners Confront Violence Against Native Americans

Idaho's federal and state court systems and Idaho tribal partners are working this year on actions to curtail domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking and other violent crime on Idaho's reservations.

March 5, 2021 - Nine Applicants Seek to Fill Retiring Justice's Term on Idaho Supreme Court

Nine attorneys and judges from across Idaho are being considered to replace retiring Idaho Supreme Court Justice Roger Burdick.

February 19, 2021 - Attorney General and Idaho Supreme Court Issue Consumer Warning over Misleading Advertisement

Attorney General Lawrence Wasden and the Idaho Supreme Court are issuing a consumer alert following reports of a misleading advertisement being mailed to Idahoans.

February 10, 2021 - Idaho Supreme Court to Hold Annual Memorial Service

The Memorial Service honors judges and members of the Idaho State Bar who passed away during the previous year. Remarks will be delivered in memory of those honored and several memorial resolutions will be read.

February 3, 2021 - Justice Roger Burdick Will Retire from the Idaho Supreme Court

Justice Roger Burdick will retire from the Idaho Supreme Court on June 30, 2021, after a 47-year career that touched almost every part of the court system.

(Retirement Letter)

February 3, 2021 - Idaho Supreme Court Sets Conditions for Resuming Jury Trials on March 1, 2021

Both criminal and civil jury trials may resume across Idaho starting on March 1, 2021, as long as courts follow certain conditions and limitations ordered by the Idaho Supreme Court in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

January 27, 2021 - Chief Justice Bevan Delivers 2021 State of the Judiciary

Idaho Supreme Court Justice G. Richard Bevan today shared his vision for a transparent and accessible court system and updated lawmakers on the courts' response to the COVID-19 pandemic during his 2021 State of the Judiciary address.

January 27, 2021 - 2021 State of the Judiciary, Chief Justice Bevan

STATE OF THE JUDICIARY, given by Chief Justice G. Richard Bevan on January 27, 2021

January 25, 2021 - MEDIA ADVISORY 2021 State of the Judiciary Address

Idaho Supreme Court Chief Justice G. Richard Bevan will deliver his first State of the Judiciary to the Idaho Legislature at 11:15 a.m. MT on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021.

The annual address complements the Judicial Branch's yearly report to lawmakers ( It includes a recap of the previous year, highlights of significant programs and projects, and information on Judicial Branch budget requests for the coming fiscal year. This year it also provides Chief Justice Bevan, who assumed his leadership role Jan. 1, the opportunity to introduce himself to lawmakers and the public.

To support precautions and best practices surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, Bevan will deliver his address over video. The State of the Judiciary can be watched online through Idaho In Session ( and over the air on Idaho Public Television's House and Senate feeds (the Plus and World channels). The Judicial Branch will publish a replay and the text of the address after it concludes.

January 21, 2021 - Idaho Supreme Court Hires Court Communications Manager

Nate Poppino has been hired as the communications manager for the Idaho Supreme Court.


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
Judge Amanda K. Brailsford



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