Latest Idaho Supreme Court News

Idaho lawmakers intervene in lawsuit against abortion ban

Apr. 20, 2022 14:59 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Supreme Court has allowed state lawmakers to intervene in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of a law they passed earlier this year that would ban abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy. The court on Monday without comment approved a...

Catholic church can't intervene in Idaho abortion lawsuit

Apr. 13, 2022 17:55 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a request by the Roman Catholic Church in Idaho to intervene in a lawsuit over a new Idaho law banning nearly all abortions. The court did not explain why the church was excluded after the Diocese of Boise on Monday...

Catholic church asks to intervene in Idaho abortion lawsuit

Apr. 12, 2022 15:57 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Roman Catholic Church is asking the Idaho Supreme Court to let it intervene in a lawsuit over a new law banning nearly all abortions. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Boise, which covers all of Idaho, filed the request to intervene in support of the abortion...

Idaho Supreme Court temporarily blocks new abortion law

Apr. 08, 2022 20:13 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Supreme Court on Friday temporarily blocked a new state law that would ban abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy and allow the law to be enforced through lawsuits. Idaho last month had become the first state to enact legislation modeled after...

Idaho Supreme Court temporarily blocks new abortion law modeled after Texas statute

Apr. 08, 2022 19:13 PM EDT
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Supreme Court temporarily blocks new abortion law modeled after Texas statute.

Governor highlights $50M investment in behavioral health

Apr. 05, 2022 19:38 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Brad Little and other state officials on Tuesday highlighted one of the state’s largest-ever investments in behavioral health care. The Republican governor in a ceremonial event that included Idaho Supreme Court justices and lawmakers marked the $50...

Health care provider sues over Idaho's strict abortion ban

Mar. 31, 2022 20:42 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A regional Planned Parenthood organization is suing Idaho over a new law that bans nearly all abortions by allowing potential family members of the embryo to sue abortion providers. The law, which is based on a similar one that Texas enacted last year, was...

Idaho governor vetoes bill on judicial appointment process

Mar. 30, 2022 17:22 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Brad Little on Wednesday vetoed legislation involving the process for judicial appointments. The Republican governor in his veto message wrote that he sees a need for modernization, but lawmakers need to spend more time talking with those involved in...

Child marriage becomes a legal loophole in custody fights

Mar. 02, 2022 00:06 AM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Ryan Small was trying to keep his ex-wife from moving out of state with their son early last winter when he found out the 16-year-old boy had been secretly married off to another teen, with his mother’s permission, in an apparent bid to end the custody battle. ...