2019 Law Day Reception & Access to Justice Kickoff – May 1

May 1st is Law Day!

Join us at Beside Bardenay on Wednesday, May 1, 2019 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. (MT) for the 2019 Law Day Reception. Idaho Supreme Court Justice Robyn Brody will be our emcee. The theme this year, “Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society,” focuses on these cornerstones of representative government and calls on us to understand and protect these rights to ensure, as the U.S. Constitution proposes, “the blessings of liberty for ourselves and our posterity.” Join experienced attorneys and journalists as they discuss free speech and free press, and the historical and current debates surrounding them that continually challenge us to consider their boundaries and resilience. Complimentary food and drinks provided.


Schedule of Events

5:00pm  Hosted Social

5:15pm  Welcome – Justice Robyn Brody, Idaho Supreme Court

5:30pm  “Free Speech, Free Press, Free Society” CLE – Deborah Kristensen Grasham, Givens Pursley, LLP & Betsy Russell, Idaho Press Tribune

6:30pm  Presentation of Liberty Bell Award –

6:45pm  Access to Justice Campaign Kick-Off – Maureen Bradley, Idaho Law Foundation

7:00pm  6.1 Challenge and IVLP Pro Bono Awards – Justice Brody & Sue Pierson, Idaho Volunteer Lawyers Program

7:30pm  Mock Trial Presentation – Carey Shoufler, Idaho Law Foundation



Brooks Brothers Corporate Membership Program – One Day Sale, 25% off on March 13






SAVE 25%* ONE DAY ONLY | Wednesday, March 13, 2019, on full-price purchases online, by phone and in Retail stores when using your Corporate Membership card. Not valid in Factory stores.

Enroll or renew online anytime at BrooksBrothers.com/Corporate Membership, call 866.515.4747 or email Corporate.Services@BrooksBrothers.com. 


First time only:  Enroll at Membership.BrooksBrothers.com with Organization ID# 11642 and Pin Code# 53832


Has your membership card expired or been misplaced?  Go to step 4,  www.brooksbrothers.com/cis/corprenewal.tem 


In-Store:  Present your Corporate Membership card, temporary shopping pass or email confirmation at time of purchase.  Associate will be able to confirm your name at point of sale.

Online:  For online purchases, you will need to complete an additional step.   Note: Billing and shipping address will need to match the address provided when enrolling for a Corporate Membership card to receive the savings online.

  1. First time shopping online?  Please wait 30 min. before you create your account.  Returning Members, please sign in.
  2. www.brooksbrothers.com/CorporateOnlineAccount
  3. Create an Account and make sure to include your 12- digit membership number.
  4. Your discount will be applied at Step 2, the “PAYMENT/REVIEW” during checkout.

*An exclusive offer for enrolled Brooks Brothers Corporate Members. Offer is valid March 13, 2019 until 11:59 p.m.  ET online and by phone (for shipments to U.S. or Canada only) and until the close of regular business hours in U.S. and Canadian Brooks Brothers Retail stores.  Not valid in Factory stores.  Visit BrooksBrothers.com/stores for store listings.  Please present your non-transferable Brooks Brothers Corporate Membership Card, temporary shopping pass or email confirmation at the time of purchase.  25% discount is in lieu of your standard Corporate Membership discount or other promotion or discount, and does not apply to sale merchandise.  In order to receive your discount for online purchases, your billing and shipping address must match the address provided when enrolling for a Corporate Membership card.  Excludes Red Fleece, Golden Fleece, 200th Anniversary, charitable, made to measure, special order and online make-your-own Fun Shirt items, and applies to select accessories and Brooks Brothers shoe styles only.  Discount may not be applied toward taxes, shipping and handling, monogramming and engraving, alterations or personalization.  Not valid on previous purchases or on the purchase of gift cards.  If you return some or all merchandise, the dollar value of this promotion will not be refunded or credited to your account.  Void where prohibited by law.  No cash value except where prohibited, then the cash value is 1/100 cent.

2019 Sixth District Citizen’s Law Academy – Applications Due March 25

The Sixth District Bar Association, in association with the Idaho State Bar, is pleased to announce the 2019 Citizen’s Law Academy will soon be underway.  The Academy is set to commence on April 2, 2019 and run through May 14, 2019.  Sessions will be held starting at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, April 2nd and will continue every Tuesday evening through the 14th of May.  Most, if not all, of the presentations will take place on the third floor of the Bannock County Courthouse in one of the district courtrooms.  The United States Courthouse may also be used from time to time.

The academy offers basic legal education in many areas of the law including: criminal  procedure, family law, civil tort claims, Native American law, wills and estates, treatment courts, alternative dispute resolution and more.  Presenters will include attorneys and judges from all over the state as well as Judge Randy Smith of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.  There is no cost to participate, but those wishing to attend must complete a short written application.

Applications are available on line at the link below.

2019 Sixth District Citizen’s Law Academy Application

Please contact Lisa Tolle at the Federal Defenders of Idaho, at lisa_tolle@fd.org or 208-478-2046, The Bannock County Prosecutor’s Office, 208-236-7280, or Rachel Miller at the Law Offices of Racine Olson at ram@racinelaw.net or 208-232-6101 with any questions.  Applications will be mailed or emailed to you, depending on your preference and are due by March 25, 2019.  Space is limited to just 30 participants so reserve your place in this free educational community program as soon as possible!

2019 Denton Darrington Annual Lecture – February 27




The University of Idaho College of Law, Idaho Supreme Court, and Idaho State Bar and Law Foundation invite you to attend the 2019 Denton Darrington Annual Lecture on Law and Government.

We are pleased to welcome Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Charles T. Canady as the keynote speaker for the Darrington Lecture on Wednesday, February 27th in Boise.  All events are free and open to the public.  A livestream of the event is available.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019
“Civility, Humility, and Interbranch Relations”
Delivered by Chief Justice Canady
5:00 to 6:00 p.m. MST
Idaho State Capitol Building, Lincoln Auditorium

About Chief Justice Canady
Chief Justice Canady has served on the Florida Supreme Court since 2008. In March 2018, he was elected by his colleagues to a second term as Chief Justice, having served previously from July 2010 through June 2012. Prior to serving on the Court, Justice Canady served three terms in the Florida House of Representatives, followed by four terms in the United States House of Representatives.  Read his full biography here.

About the Darrington Lectures
The Denton Darrington Annual Lecture on Law and Government is sponsored by the University of Idaho College of Law, Idaho Supreme Court, and Idaho State Bar and Law Foundation. The lecture series is designed to address a wide range of topics related to the improved administration of justice and features national, state, and regional speakers to address Idaho citizens, students, and officials from all three branches of government.

For more details about the 2019 event and to view past Darrington Lecture programs, visit the University of Idaho College of Law website.

Ada County Courthouse Open Today


The Ada County Courthouse will be open today (December 5, 2018) from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Some false rumors are circulating that the courthouse will be closed due to the National Day of Mourning. We issue this press release to clarify that Wednesday, December 5, 2018, is a normal working day for the state court system, including the Ada County Courthouse. We will be here to serve the public.

Any summoned jurors or persons scheduled for court should appear as ordered.

District Court
Fourth Judicial District
State of Idaho
(208) 287-7500