Stories tagged: idaho supreme court
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 …
Tue., Aug. 19, 2014
Boy Scouts win dispute over Camp Easton deed
A prolonged legal fight over whether the Boy Scouts is free to sell a popular camp on Lake Coeur d’Alene is done. The organization can sell Camp Easton, the Idaho …
Mon., Aug. 18, 2014, 10:42 a.m.
Idaho justices rule for Boy Scouts on Camp Easton deed
The Boy Scouts of America has the authority to sell or swap Camp Easton on Lake Coeur d’Alene, the Idaho Supreme Court has ruled.
Sat., May 10, 2014
High court candidates meet at debate
BOISE – Two candidates for the Idaho Supreme Court traded barbs and argued about the meaning of fairness for ordinary people during a televised debate Friday. Justice Joel Horton called …
Wed., April 9, 2014
Camp Easton case in hands of Idaho Supreme Court
The Boy Scouts of America has no plans to sell or swap Camp Easton on Lake Coeur d’Alene. In fact, the organization’s Inland Northwest Council wants to invest in upgrades …
Mon., Dec. 16, 2013
Judges ponder increase in mental commitments
BOISE – The courts have seen an exploding number of involuntary commitment cases in recent years, according to an annual report from the Idaho Supreme Court, and that has some …
Sun., Aug. 18, 2013
Idaho Supreme Court upheld two life sentences
The Idaho Supreme Court upheld convicted murderer Dale C. Shackelford’s two fixed life sentences Friday in its response to the former Kendrick man’s appeal. Shackelford argued that he should have …
Fri., Aug. 16, 2013
Tribal cigarette supplier not protected
BOISE – Tribal sovereignty doesn’t protect a corporation located on a New York Indian reservation that ships illegal cigarettes to a retailer on the Coeur d’Alene Indian Reservation, the Idaho …
Tue., Dec. 4, 2012
High court weighing tribal cigarette sales
BOISE – Idaho Supreme Court justices are pondering a case in which a Native American-owned cigarette wholesaler from a reservation in New York says the state has no jurisdiction to …
Mon., Dec. 3, 2012, 10:20 a.m.
Idaho justices weigh reservation cigarette sales
Idaho Supreme Court justices are pondering a case in which a Native American-owned wholesaler from a reservation in New York is selling millions of cigarettes to a Native American-owned retailer …