{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

Idaho_Court_System__Word (1)

Idaho_Court_System__Word (1) - SUPREME COURT The Idaho...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
SUPREME COURT The Idaho Supreme Court Is the highest court in the state. It hears appeals of decisions from the court of appeals and the district courts, as well as from orders of the Public Utilities Commission and the Industrial Accident Commission. It may hear claims against the state and issue writs and orders. The cases coming before the Supreme Court are handled in a different fashion from other courts in the state, since there are no witnesses, juries or testimony. Instead there are presentations by attorneys on legal issues the Court must decide. The decisions of the Supreme Court serve as precedent or a model for all other courts in the state to follow. After a decision by the Idaho Supreme Court, a case can be appealed only to the United States Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. For the convenience of citizens and attorneys, the Idaho Supreme Court Is one of the few "circuit-riding" Supreme Courts in the country and holds terms of court in Boise, Twin Falls, Pocatello, Lewiston, and Coeur d'Alene. The Supreme Court also is responsible for the administration and supervision of the trial courts and the State Law Library. The Court admits attorneys to practice law in the
Image of page 1

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern