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The United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Idaho as well as Probation and Pretrial announce operating with reduced staff.  For full details and pro se email filing links, please visit the COVID-19 Information section of this website. 

The District of Idaho is currently operating under a "Moderate Risk" level. Public access to the courthouses will be strictly limited to those individuals with specific business, e.g., those attending a hearing or visiting their probation officer. All individuals (unvaccinated and fully vaccinated), including staff, are required to wear a mask when in the public areas of the courthouses. Mask requirements for all in-court proceedings will be subject to the presiding judge’s discretion.
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District General Orders

General Orders regulating current court operations are listed below, by category. The current Plan and General Order are shown, with a link to the General Order which was superseded, rescinded, or otherwise of only historical interest.

You can choose to view the General Orders by "Category" or by "Document Number" (General Order number).  By selecting "Show History" this will provide access to all General Orders available in electronic form.

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Alternative Dispute Resolution

Mediation Program Procedures (DC#130) Nov 13, 1997


General Orders

Attorney Admission Fee

General Orders

Case Assignment

Speedy Trial (DC#2) Oct 03, 1975
General Orders
Pro Se Email Filing (#390) Mar 04, 2021
Assignment of Civil Cases (DC#324) Jan 16, 2018
Assignment of Cases Re: CVAH Inc. (DC#299) Aug 20, 2015

Central Violations Bureau

General Orders
Processing Violation Notices (DC#296) Jun 18, 2015

Court Reporter

General Orders

Criminal Justice Act

Criminal Justice Act Plan (DC#335) Dec 21, 2018
Addendum to CJA Plan (DC#194) Apr 22, 2005
General Orders
CJA Peer Review Committee (DC#379) Dec 10, 2020
2021-2022 Criminal Justice Act Panel (DC#378) Dec 07, 2020
General Order Re: First Step Act (DC#350) Aug 05, 2019
eVoucher Process & Procedures (DC#256) Aug 04, 2011
CJA Voucher Procedures (DC#231) Dec 30, 2008

Criminal Procedures

General Orders
Due Process Protections Act (DC#392) Mar 22, 2021
Extending Time to File Indictment (DC#382) Dec 14, 2020
Revised Criminal Procedural Order (DC#377) Nov 20, 2020

Electronic Filing

General Orders
Electronic Case Filing (#394) Apr 09, 2021
Fax Filing (#395) Apr 09, 2021
Filings Pursuant to Bailk Reform Act (DC#364) Apr 02, 2020

Jury Plan

Jury Plan (DC#320) Aug 11, 2017
General Orders
Juror Attendance Fees (DC#330) Jul 10, 2018

Local Rules

General Orders
Renewal of General Order 363 (DC#403) Sep 22, 2021
Renewal of General Order 363 (DC#401) Jun 28, 2021
Renewal of General Order 363 (DC#393) Mar 23, 2021
Renewal of General Order 363 (DC#383) Dec 22, 2020
Revised Criminal Procedural Order (DC#352) Nov 25, 2019

Personnel & Resource Issues

District of Idaho's EDR Policy (#344) Feb 08, 2019
General Orders
2021 Juneteenth Federal Holiday (#400) Jun 17, 2021
Reappointment of Judge Ronald E Bush (DC#311) Jun 16, 2016
Reappointment of Candy Wagahoff Dale (DC#304) Dec 16, 2015
Internet Access Policy (#219) Aug 16, 2007

Prisoner Litigation Unit

General Orders

Pro Bono

Pro Bono Program (DC#351) Sep 26, 2019
General Orders

Probation & Pretrial Services

General Orders
Retroactive Application of U.S.S.G. Amendment 782 (DC#285) Dec 10, 2014 2,900 KB
Drug Retroactivity Cases (DC#283) Sep 16, 2014
International Travel Authority (DC#90) Mar 24, 1993


General Orders

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