Stories tagged: idaho supreme court
Tue., Dec. 4, 2018
The Idaho Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case challenging the legality of Medicaid expansion, which was approved by voters in November with more than 60 percent of the …
Sat., Dec. 1, 2018
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has appointed an eastern Idaho judge to the Idaho Supreme Court.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 21, 2018
The Idaho Supreme Court heard arguments Friday in a case that could determine whether individuals have the right to sue if they think someone implied – but didn’t outright say …
Sat., Sept. 8, 2018
The Idaho Supreme Court has upheld a lower court’s ruling rejecting a request for a new trial by a man convicted of killing his estranged wife and covering up her …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018
Former Idaho Supreme Court Justice Warren E. Jones has died. He was 75 years old.
Thu., Aug. 16, 2018
Cities across Idaho are closely watching a lawsuit that seeks refunds of millions of dollars in sewer connection fees paid to the city of Hayden by everyone who built a …
Tue., June 26, 2018
Motions to dismiss Mark Lankford’s murder charge for the alleged beating death of a Texas couple were forwarded to the State Supreme Court to decide if the case will go …
Tue., June 19, 2018
The Idaho Supreme Court will postpone arguments surrounding a key water battle to allow parties on both sides of the case to discuss a possible settlement.
Tue., May 22, 2018
Gov. Butch Otter has appointed 2nd District Judge John Stegner of Moscow to the Idaho Supreme Court.
Sun., April 22, 2018
The Idaho Supreme Court has ruled that a lower court must once again review a slip-and-fall lawsuit against Walmart.
Sat., Dec. 23, 2017
The Idaho Supreme Court has ruled that the J.R. Simplot Foundation was not eligible for a tax exemption while constructing is “urban meeting place” in downtown Boise in 2015.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 15, 2017
The Idaho Supreme Court heard arguments Friday in a Kootenai County road-easement case that already has prompted a change in state law, but still has left plaintiff Brent Regan without …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017
The Idaho Supreme Court upheld a lower court’s decision, ordering a man to remove obstructions he placed on a lakeshore to protect his waterfront property in northwest Idaho.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017
Idaho Supreme Court Justice Warren Jones has announced he’s retiring on Dec. 31 for personal and family health reasons, opening the way for a third seat to turn over on …
Sun., Sept. 17, 2017
In more than 150 years, just three women have served on the Idaho Supreme Court, and the three have some interesting insights into why that is, and what could change …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 29, 2017
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter has named 5th District Judge Richard Bevan of Twin Falls to the Idaho Supreme Court, to succeed retiring Justice Daniel Eismann.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017
Gov. Butch Otter’s office says they are a little behind on conducting interviews for an open seat on the Idaho Supreme Court due to the Republican governor’s recent back surgeries.
UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017
Three state district judges and one Boise attorney were named finalists Thursday for a much-sought-after opening on the Idaho Supreme Court.
UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017
Former state Sen. Curt McKenzie, who drew 46 percent of the vote but lost to Robyn Brody in the last election for an open Idaho Supreme Court seat, has withdrawn …
UPDATED: Tue., July 18, 2017
The Idaho Supreme Court, in a 4-1 ruling Tuesday afternoon, upheld Gov. Butch Otter’s veto of legislation removing the state’s 6 percent sales tax on groceries.
Sun., July 9, 2017
Idaho GOP candidate for governor Tommy Ahlquist has changed the wording on his website about his position on gay marriage, deleting a section that many read as a promise to …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017
Four Idaho Supreme Court justices had sharp questions for both sides, as they heard arguments Thursday in a court challenge to Gov. Butch Otter’s veto of legislation repealing the state’s …
UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017
The Idaho Supreme Court has denied custody and visitation rights to a gay woman who raised a child with her former partner, reflecting state laws that have not been updated …
Tue., May 30, 2017
When Idaho’s legislative and executive branches face off in court on June 15, much will be at stake.
UPDATED: Mon., May 22, 2017
The Idaho Supreme Court on Monday limited the issues that the state can address in its upcoming arguments over Gov. Butch Otter’s disputed veto of legislation to repeal the state’s …
UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017
A lawsuit challenging how long a governor has to veto legislation threatens the constitutional separation of powers, according to an Idaho top official.
UPDATED: Fri., May 5, 2017
Idaho Gov. Butch Otter’s petition to intervene in the lawsuit challenging his veto of the grocery tax repeal bill was granted Friday by the Idaho Supreme Court.
UPDATED: Fri., April 28, 2017
The Idaho Supreme Court says a lawsuit over Idaho’s troubled public defense system can move forward against all the defendants except one: Idaho Gov. Butch Otter. The high court’s ruling, …
UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017
With Idaho Supreme Court Justice Daniel Eismann planning to retire in August, a second seat will open on the five-member high court in a year – and this time, unlike …
UPDATED: Wed., April 26, 2017
The Idaho Supreme Court issued an order Wednesday morning in the challenge by 30 state lawmakers to Gov. Butch Otter’s veto of the grocery tax repeal bill, ordering procedural problems …