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The Supreme Court of Idaho hears appeals from final decisions of the district courts, orders of the Public Utilities Commission and the Industrial Accident Commission. It has original jurisdiction to hear claims against the state and to issue writs of review, mandamus, prohibition, and habeas corpus, and all writs necessary for complete exercise of its appellate jurisdiction. Visit their website to learn more.
There are 12 regional circuits each of which has a United States court of appeals. A court of appeals hears appeals from the district courts located within its circuit, appeals from decisions of federal administrative agencies and additional areas.
Idaho Legal Aid Services is a nonprofit statewide law firm dedicated to providing equal access to justice for low income people through quality advocacy and education.
The constant purpose of the ACLU is to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed all people in the country by the constitution and the laws of the United States of America. The ACLU of Idaho Foundation is involved in litigation, public education and outreach, and legal advocacy on behalf of individuals.
Disability Rights Idaho (DRI) provides free legal and advocacy services to persons with disabilities. Generally, DRI can provide information or representation in the following areas if related to a person's disability: discrimination, educational services, abuse and neglect, guardianships, government benefits, employment, employment training, assistive technology, Social Security work incentives, and community services.
The Idaho Commission on Human Rights administers state and federal anti-discrimination laws in Idaho in a manner that is fair, accurate, and timely. Our commission works towards ensuring that all people within the state are treated with dignity and respect in their places of employment, housing, education, and public accommodations.
Using a statewide network of volunteer attorneys, IVLP provides free civil legal assistance through advice and consultation, brief legal services and representation in certain cases for persons living in poverty.
Catholic Charities of Idaho provides assistance and/or representation to individuals and families with immigration issues, such as legal status and citizenship. Consultations. Preparation and submission of specific Family Based Petitions to USCIS. Citizenship classes. Services provided to individuals who qualify under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). U-visa services to individuals who are certified victims of qualifying criminal activity.
The Idaho Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence is a statewide non-profit dual coalition that advocates on behalf of victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. It has a statewide membership network of over 80 shelter programs, safe homes, counseling programs, law enforcement, victim witness units, prosecutors, and allied professionals – dvocating for the safety and rights of victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
We connect job seekers with employers, help businesses with employment-related solutions, supply job seekers with the best career transition advice available, provide temporary income support to the unemployed and disabled, and deliver wage and labor market information necessary for adapting in a changing economy.
The Industrial Commission regulates workers' compensation activities in Idaho, including companies licensed to issue workers' compensation policies; settles disputes between injured workers and insurers; decides appeals of unemployment decisions from the Idaho Department of Commerce & Labor; ensures that employers have workers' compensation coverage as required by law; provides no-cost rehabilitation services to Idaho workers injured on the job; and provides compensation to innocent victims of crime through the Crime Victims Compensation Program.
2-1-1 is a statewide Hotline for Health and Human Services. We connect callers to Health and Human services provided by The State of Idaho and/or Community Partners.
The Fair Lending/Fair Housing Legal Advice Line can address your issues or questions about housing discrimination. It serves residents of the State of Idaho regardless of income.
HUD's mission is to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination.
The goal of the Commission on Aging is to improve the quality of life for older Idahoans by assisting communities in the planning, development, and implementation of in-home and community based services, by serving as a visible advocate for the aging, and by reducing the number of elderly Idahoans placed in institutional long term care settings. Grants are issued to area agencies in each of the state's six regions, as designated by the Commission. The area agencies either deliver the service directly or enter into contracts with senior citizen organizations and other service providers.