Update Regarding The Impact Of Covid-19 On Civil Jury Trials

As of December 20, 2021, the Crisis Standards of Care (“CSC”) that were activated throughout Idaho based on the risk posed by COVID-19 were all deactivated. However, Idaho’s courts are still facing some challenges and no civil jury trials have been held in Idaho’s largest county, Ada County, since March 2020.   Back in September 2021,... View Post

Jury Trials Suspended in Idaho

We would like to inform you about an order recently issued by the Idaho Supreme Court that could have a significant impact on civil jury trials in Idaho. BACKGROUND As many of you are aware, on September 16, 2021, the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare activated Crisis Standards of Care (CSC) throughout the State... View Post

April 23rd Update: COVID-19 Impact on Litigation in Idaho

There are two significant updates we would like to inform you about: the Idaho Supreme Court’s most recent order and Idaho Governor Brad Little’s announcement that Idaho will begin relaxing stay-at-home orders. IDAHO SUPREME COURT ORDER REGARDING OPERATIONS: On April 22, 2020, the Idaho Supreme Court provided its latest order regarding the operation of Idaho’s... View Post

COVID-19 Impact on Litigation in Idaho

“There are some decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen.” The last few weeks have felt like decades in a lot of respects. As with seemingly everything else, every day brings a “new normal” to litigation in Idaho.  Our team wanted to provide you a quick summary on some of the... View Post