Courts in Idaho
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Idaho's state courts include Magistrate and District Courts, as well as the Idaho Court of Appeals and the Idaho Supreme Court. In Idaho, Magistrate and District Courts share jurisdiction over cases relating to torts, contracts, probate/estate, mental health, and general civil matters. Idaho's Magistrate's Court can hear real property claims valued up to $10,000, while those with higher values must be heard in Idaho District Court. Idaho's Court of Appeals hears appeals of civil and criminal cases, and the Idaho Supreme Court is the state's highest court and hears civil and criminal appeals as well as any case where the sentence could include the death penalty.

The Idaho Judiciary's website contains a link to Idaho's Court Data Repository ( an online database of trial court case information from each of Idaho's 44 counties. Through this Idaho court records website you can obtain information including case status, party names, judge assignment, subject, and date filed. To obtain copies of Idaho court documents, contact the Idaho county court clerk for the county where the case took place, or contact the court directly, as policies regarding public record retrieval vary.
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14, Apr 2015 - Idaho Supreme Court upholds $3.5 million in wrongful death
The Idaho Supreme Court has upheld a lower court's ruling awarding $3.5 million in damages to the family of a 15-year-old Idaho boy who died in a crash during his driver's education class.
14, Apr 2015 - Idaho, ID Federal Appeals Court Rejects Duncan’s Death Sentence Appeal
BOISE, Idaho — A federal appellate court dismissed on Friday the appeal of a man who was sentenced to death for kidnapping, torturing and killing a young northern Idaho boy after killing several members of the child’s family.
14, Apr 2015 - Nez Perce, ID Bail set at $1 million for former deputy granted new trial
A judge set bond at $1 million for a former Nez Perce County sheriff's deputy granted a new trial after the Idaho Supreme Court vacated his first-degree murder conviction in a case involving the strangling death of his ex-wife.
14, Apr 2015 - Idaho Supreme Court Affirms $3.5 Million Award in Drivers-Ed Suit
The Idaho Supreme Court ruled early today that a $3.5 million judgment was appropriate when a Wood River Valley Family successfully sued the Blaine County School District for damages after their 15-year-old son, Austin Hennefer, was killed in a driver's ed crash in October 2010. In May 2013, a Blaine County jury said the school district was "100 percent at fault" for the incident in which a ...
14, Apr 2015 - Twin Falls, ID Buhl Man Sentenced For Shooting At Police
Twin Falls, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - A Buhl man will be spending at least 6 years in prison. Victor Soria-Navarrete 40, gave the Alford Plea in January to two Aggravated Assault charges on a Law Enforcement Officer with one of the charges containing a Weapons Enhancement.
14, Apr 2015 - Mountain Home, ID Idaho House asks Congress to impeach judges who rule for same-sex marriage - Sat, 21 Mar 2015 PST
BOISE – The Idaho House on Friday voted 44-25 in favor of a nonbinding memorial to Congress calling for federal judges who rule in favor of gay marriage to be impeached. “I think somehow, someday we’ve got to take a stand,” GOP Rep. Paul Shepherd told the House. A sixth-term state representative from Riggins who owns a sawmill and log home company, Shepherd was the author and sponsor of the ...
14, Apr 2015 - Mountain Home, ID Idaho House wants judges who rule for gay marriage impeached - Fri, 20 Mar 2015 PST
The Idaho House on Friday voted 44-25 in favor of a non-binding memorial to Congress calling for federal judges who rule in favor of gay marriage to be impeached.
14, Apr 2015 - Idaho Supreme Court upholds award in driver's ed crash
The Idaho Supreme Court on Monday upheld a ruling that awards $3.5 million in damages to the family of a 15-year-old central Idaho boy who died in a crash during his driver's education class.
14, Apr 2015 - Boise, ID Legals February 27, 2015
Notice of Trustee's Sale Idaho Code 45-1506 Today's date: January 21, 2015 File No.: 7037.106369 Sale date and time (local time): May 22, 2015 at 10:00 AM Sale location: in the Veteran's Plaza outside the north entrance of the administrative building, 451 Government Way, Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814 Property address: 3766 North Nike Court Post Falls, ID 83854 Successor Trustee: Northwest Trustee ...
14, Apr 2015 - Idaho Supreme Court Upholds Wrongful Death Ruling
Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) - The Idaho Supreme Court, Monday, upheld a ruling by a lower court that awarded $3.5-Million in a wrongful death judgment.
14, Apr 2015 - Idaho Judge Denies GBAD's Finance Scheme (Again) For New Convention Facility
The Greater Boise Auditorium District has had its knuckles rapped one more time by an Idaho judge who says GBAD continues to try to make an end-run around the Idaho Constitution. The auditorium district has been trying to find a way to fund its piece of the renovation of the Boise Centre, which includes the construction of a new ballroom/banquet facility for GBAD. "The devil is in the details ...
12, Oct 2014 - Federal court says gay marriage may begin in Idaho; Clark County clerks to accept applications
Farrell Cafferata-Jenkins, left, of Carson City, Nev., comforts her son Quinn, 9, after a hearing on gay marriage outside of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday, Sept. 8, 2014, in San Francisco.
12, Oct 2014 - Same-sex marriage can begin in Idaho, after justices deny a stay
Same-sex marriage can move forward in Idaho after the Supreme Court on Friday refused the state's request to delay implementation. Promote to Mobile 0 read more
12, Oct 2014 - Environmental groups eye Idaho sage grouse ruling - Sun, 12 Oct 2014 PST
BOISE — A small portion of a federal judge’s ruling in Idaho against the U.S. Bureau of Land Management concerning grazing permits in sage grouse habitat is being eyed as ...
12, Oct 2014 - Here's the status of gay marriage in all 50 states
The Supreme Court turned away appeals this week that effectively raised the number of states allowing the practice from 19 to 30. On Tuesday, a federal appeals court rejected bans in Idaho and Nevada, which would become the 31st and 32nd states with same-sex marriage if the ruling is not put on hold for the Supreme Court to consider.
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