Supreme Court decision of Idaho v. United States (533 U.S. 262), which resulted in the transfer of the management of the lower third of Lake Coeur d’Alene from the state of Idaho to the Coeur d’Alene Tribe illustrates the strength of the Coeur d’Alene Tribal sovereignty.
Shelter providers for persons who are homeless argued that Caldwell set the occupancy limitation so low that it failed to make reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities.
Calderon v. Ed Madigan, Secretary of Agriculture, Earl Tilley, Administrator of Farm Home Administration, and the Wilder Housing Authority.
Since 1994 IFHC has filed more than 168 design and construction complaints, likely the main factor in motivating the Idaho legislature to incorporate the International Building Code requirements into the statewide building code to ensure that new covered multi-family housing complies with the FHA’s design and construction requirements
United States v. Keith Gilbert (Gilbert 1, 1987; Gilbert II, 1989). In 1980, Keith Gilbert, an avowed white supremacist, sent racially derogatory and “threatening” correspondence to Susan Smith, a White woman who operated an adoption agency that was trying to place minority children. After remand, Gilbert was convicted at trial…Read More
These treaties involving the Boise Valley People and the United States were unratified. The Fort Bridger treaty remains the basis for the government-to-government relationship between the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes and the United States.
The Hispanic Cultural Center of Idaho (HCCI) was incorporated in May of 1977 and received its 501(c) (3) non-profit status in 1998.
Idaho entered the refugee resettlement arena in 1975 when Governor John Evans established the Indochinese Refugee Assistance Program in response to the need for all states to participate in the resettlement of refugees fleeing the overthrow of U.S. supported governments in Southeast Asia.
In 1972 Idaho became the first state in the nation to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. An amendment to the United States Constitution first proposed in 1972 to give equal rights to women and men. The Equal Rights Amendment is a proposed amendment to the United States Constitution designed to..Read More
Republican Gov. Don Samuelson’s advisers drafted a bill that granted the proposed commission only investigative and advisory powers in areas of employment opportunities, housing, education and public accommodations. In essence, this served to create a commission to oversee the provisions outlined in the earlier 1961 Anti-discrimination Act. And, like that..Read More