Stories tagged: idaho supreme court
Tue., Oct. 25, 2016, 3:19 p.m.
Idaho Bar survey rates Brody twice as high as McKenzie for state’s high court
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: Past opinions provide perspective
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.
Logging error saddles elderly Idaho man with legal bills; ‘It is a tragedy,’ justice says
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.
Police group withdraws endorsement in Idaho court race over candidate’s excessive-force lawsuits
A law enforcement group has withdrawn its endorsement of state Sen.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.
Eye on Boise: After two-year wait, Idaho court system gets new director
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.
Court rejects reducing man’s life sentence for North Idaho killings
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.
Runoff set in Idaho Supreme Court race, with Brody in the lead
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.
Eye on Boise: Campaign finance dispute crops up in Idaho Supreme Court race
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.
Idaho bar survey ranks three high court hopefuls highly, but not a fourth
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
Four vie for rare open seat on Idaho’s highest court
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.
Gutierrez runs for justice on court-access platform
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.
Strong lines up endorsements from all sides in bid for Idaho high court
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.
Brody wants to bring a different perspective to Idaho Supreme Court
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.
McKenzie hits GOP campaign circuit to seek Idaho high court seat
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.
Idaho Supreme Court hopefuls face off in forum
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.
Eye on Boise: First candidate forum for Supreme Court race takes place Tuesday
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.
One candidate drops out of 6-way Idaho Supreme Court race, endorses another
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.
Last-minute filings set up competitive races in Idaho’s May primary
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 …
Wed., March 9, 2016, 3:37 p.m.
Idaho chief justice to step down, Clive Strong to run for seat
Idaho Supreme Court Chief Justice Jim Jones announced Wednesday that he won’t run for re-election to a third six-year term on the Idaho Supreme Court, and Clive Strong, longtime chief …
Tue., Dec. 22, 2015, 1:38 p.m.
Idaho court upholds use of burglary law against Wal-Mart shoplifter
The Idaho Supreme Court has upheld the state’s burglary law in a Kootenai County case that challenged it as unconstitutional, because a man who shoplifted items from Walmart was charged …
Tue., Nov. 10, 2015, 10:54 a.m.
Pennsylvania gun rights for sex offender lands in Idaho Supreme Court
A former Idaho man’s problems convincing the state of Pennsylvania he should have the right to bear arms landed in the Idaho Supreme Court Tuesday, as the justices heard an …
Sun., Oct. 18, 2015
Idaho high court OKs lease-back deal
Eye on Boise column for Sunday
Fri., Sept. 11, 2015
Idaho Supreme Court rejects Otter veto; ‘instant racing’ machines banned
Slot machine-like “instant racing” machines operating at three Idaho locations – including the Greyhound Park Event Center in Post Falls – are illegal, the Idaho Supreme Court ruled Thursday. Lawmakers …
Wed., Aug. 12, 2015
Idaho Supreme Court weighs veto of instant racing bill
BOISE – Idaho Supreme Court justices appeared unconvinced Tuesday by arguments that they should stay out of a dispute over a botched veto of a gambling bill. At issue is …
Sun., July 12, 2015
Case questions Otter’s veto on instant racing bill
BOISE – Which matters more: what the state constitution says or what the Idaho Senate does? That’s the big question in legal arguments submitted to the Idaho Supreme Court in …
Thu., June 4, 2015
Coeur d’Alene Tribe sues over instant racing ban veto
BOISE – The Coeur d’Alene Tribe is asking the Idaho Supreme Court to declare Gov. Butch Otter’s veto of a bill banning instant racing invalid. The lawsuit, filed directly with …
Fri., Feb. 27, 2015
Idaho Supreme Court rules against Hayden sewer fee
North Idaho contractors say they feel vindicated by a state Supreme Court decision Thursday that found the city of Hayden failed to establish legal grounds for a steep fee increase …
Sun., Feb. 15, 2015
Developer loses eminent domain fight in Idaho
BOISE – The Idaho Supreme Court last week ruled against a developer in a long-running eminent domain dispute in North Idaho, even ordering the company to pay some of the …
Mon., Jan. 19, 2015
Judge releases transcript after challenge from KHQ
A Kootenai County magistrate judge released the transcript of the preliminary hearing for a 15-year-old boy charged with two counts of murder after Spokane television station KHQ challenged the judge’s …
Wed., Dec. 3, 2014
Idaho Supreme Court: Warrant needed for DUI blood test if suspect refuses
Police must get warrants before drawing blood from suspected drunken drivers who refuse to cooperate, the Idaho Supreme Court has decided in two Kootenai County cases. The opinions follow a …