Stories tagged: idaho supreme court
Wed., April 26, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
The Idaho Supreme Court has found several errors in a lawsuit filed by 30 lawmakers challenging Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter’s veto on a bill that would have repealed the state’s …
Tue., April 11, 2017, 11:57 a.m.
Idaho Supreme Court Justice Daniel Eismann says he will retire this fall after more than 16 years on the state’s highest court.
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 1:50 p.m.
The chairmen of the Idaho House and Senate judiciary committees are co-sponsoring legislation in response to a
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 6:02 p.m.
Brother didn’t unduly influence parents in leaving him $15 million Lake Pend Oreille property, court rules
A unanimous Idaho Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from three siblings who charged that their brother exerted “undue influence” over their parents to leave him their full shares in …
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 2:36 p.m.
Idaho’s Supreme Court will soon decide whether to revive an American Civil Liberties Union lawsuit against the state over its faulty public defense system.
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 8:23 p.m.
Convicted triple murderer John Lee is appealing the Dec. 6 denial of a motion to release evidence he says is no longer relevant to his case to the Idaho Supreme …
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016
“Justice” and “frivolity” are slippery metrics. Nothing has been done in the last 30 years to explain just what lawmakers meant to define as “justice.”
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 5:15 p.m.
Lakefront development pits siblings against each other in Lake Pend Oreille dispute.
Sun., Dec. 18, 2016
‘Loser pays’ rule in Idaho court system could make justice available only to those with deep pockets
The Idaho Supreme Court has launched the state’s entire court system on a new track that might be called “loser pay” – you lose a case, you pay the other …
Tue., Nov. 8, 2016, 8:06 p.m.
The numbers are still preliminary, but Robyn Brody is holding the edge against Curt McKenzie in the nonpartisan race for an open seat on the Idaho Supreme Court.
Mon., Oct. 31, 2016, 10:39 a.m.
One of the two candidates for the Idaho Supreme Court acknowledged in a televised debate Friday night that he’s never argued a case before either the Idaho Supreme Court or …
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 2:20 p.m.
The two attorneys facing off for an open Idaho Supreme Court seat have taken decidedly different approaches to their campaigns.
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016, 3:19 p.m.
The Idaho State Bar has released the results of its survey of state bar members about the qualifications of the two candidates vying for an open seat on the Idaho …
Tue., Sept. 13, 2016
Looking Back reviews opinions published in The Spokesman-Review during this week in history. Space flight, Sept. 16, 1966
Mon., Sept. 12, 2016, 10:02 p.m.
When Kenneth Eyer decided to log part of his Sagle property to raise money for his wife’s chemotherapy bills, he never dreamed he’d end up owing more than $100,000 in …
Wed., Aug. 17, 2016, 4:21 p.m.
A law enforcement group has withdrawn its endorsement of state Sen. Curt McKenzie’s bid for the Idaho Supreme Court after he twice represented criminal suspects who unsuccessfully sued police officers …
Sun., June 26, 2016, 4 a.m.
Sara Thomas, Idaho’s state appellate public defender, has been named the new administrative director of Idaho’s courts by the Idaho Supreme Court.
Wed., June 1, 2016, 12:56 p.m.
The Idaho Supreme Court denied a request for a reduced sentence made by a man convicted of killing his ex-wife and her boyfriend.
Tue., May 17, 2016, 10:20 p.m.
A rare contested race for an open seat on the Idaho Supreme Court appears to be headed for a runoff in November, as none of the four hopefuls was polling …
Sun., May 15, 2016, 4 a.m.
Robyn Brody’s campaign for the Idaho Supreme Court disputes a finding by the Idaho Secretary of Statethat four donations, totaling $27,000, received from four farm-related businesses exceeded the state Sunshine …
Mon., May 2, 2016, 3:59 p.m.
Three of the candidates seeking an open Idaho Supreme Court seat were highly rated in a survey of members of the Idaho State Bar, but the fourth, state Sen. Curt …
Sun., May 1, 2016
The top race on the Idaho ballot on May 17 isn’t in either the Republican or Democratic primary – it’s the nonpartisan race for an open seat on the Idaho …
Thu., April 28, 2016, 10:22 a.m.
When newly appointed Idaho Judge Sergio Gutierrez traveled from Canyon County to Weiser for his first first-degree murder trial in 1993, he was surprised by what he found there. The …
Wed., April 27, 2016, 10 a.m.
Clive Strong has amassed endorsements from an array of prominent Idahoans for his run for the Idaho Supreme Court, from former governors of both parties to industry, business and education …
Tue., April 26, 2016, 9:25 a.m.
Robyn Brody’s law office in downtown Rupert is right next door to the police station and not far from the courthouse and City Hall. “I get a lot of walk-in …
Mon., April 25, 2016, 1:21 p.m.
One of the four candidates in a contested, nonpartisan race for the Idaho Supreme Court is taking a different approach to the race, campaigning almost entirely at official Republican Party …
Wed., April 20, 2016, 3:28 p.m.
The four candidates in a rare contested race for an open seat on the Idaho Supreme Court faced off in a two-hour forum this week sponsored by the state bar, …
Sun., April 17, 2016, 4 a.m.
The first candidate forum for the four rivals facing off to be Idaho’s next Supreme Court justice initially was announced as a face-off between just three of the four, but …
Mon., March 21, 2016, 3:37 p.m.
Attorney Christ Troupis is dropping out of the six-way race for an open seat on the Idaho Supreme Court, and instead endorsing Sen. Curt McKenzie, R-Nampa.
Mon., March 14, 2016, 1:09 p.m.
A flurry of last-minute filings late Friday set up an array of contested races in Idaho’s May 17 primary election, including a six-way race for an open seat on the …