Seven applicants for a soon to be vacant judgeship are from the Magic Valley area. The District Court for the Fifth Judicial District announced the names of 14 candidates who applied to fill the position of Cassia County Magistrate Honorable Mick Hodges, soon to retire at the end of the year.
The public will get a chance to sit in on interviews for two judge positions in Jerome County later this week. The Fifth Judicial District announced the specific times for the public interviews that will begin on Thursday at the Jerome County Court House
DIETRICH, Idaho (AP) — The panel that disciplines judges in Idaho says it will investigate a complaint filed against the judge who sentenced a teen to probation for sexually assaulting a high school football teammate.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Idaho Judicial Council says it has not yet received any verified complaints against the judge who sentenced a teen to probation for assaulting a high school football teammate with a coat hanger.
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (AP) — A south-central Idaho judge has ordered a 19-year-old man not to have sex with anyone except the person he's married to as part of his sentencing for statutory rape of a 14-year-old girl.