“The right to adequate counsel is an essential safeguard of our commitment to equal justice – and it is the responsibility of the states to protect that right, to uphold that principle, and to ensure that every defendant has access to competent counsel.”
The Idaho Supreme Court issued a decision today upholding the Greater Boise Auditorium District's financing scheme for a piece of the Boise Centre renovation that would include a new GBAD ballroom/banquet facility.
The Idaho Legislature decided to repeal the law it created two years ago allowing historic horse racing after the machines greatly resembled slot machines. Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter vetoed the law, but the Idaho Supreme Court ruled on Thursday the law stands.