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Burdick elected chief justice of the Idaho Supreme Court

Idaho Supreme Court Justice Roger Burdick has been elected chief justice by his colleagues, succeeding current Chief Justice Daniel Eismann, who will continue to serve on the state's highest court. Burdick, who will begin his four-year term as chief justice on Aug. 1, said he plans to continue Eismann's initiatives to expand drug, mental health and other problem-solving courts in Idaho and to pursue advances in technology that help modernize court operations. Eismann also advocated four-year rotations in the chief justice position; you can read the Idaho Supreme Court's full announcement here. Burdick has been a judge for three decades; he was appointed to the Supreme Court by then-Gov. Dirk Kempthorne in 2003 and re-eleced to the court in 2004 and 2010.


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Betsy Z. Russell covers Idaho news from The Spokesman-Review's bureau in Boise.

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