Investor Recovery v. Hopkins:

              This securities fraud decision by the Idaho Supreme Court significantly adds to the body of case law with an in depth discussion about the distinction between the standard that trial courts must apply when ruling on a motion for directed verdict and the standard that a jury would use in deciding the underlying cause of action. Read more… 


Nampa Highway District v. Knight:

            This case announces a significant shift in the amount of notice of adverse interests that the public is deemed to have from physical features in land.  Prior to this decision, Idaho case law established that that when there is “inquiry notice” of adverse interests in land, the public was deemed to have notice of “every fact” that a further examination would have revealed.  However, this decision softens that standard by holding that the notice only extends to what a “reasonable investigation” would disclose, and requires an evidentiary showing on that element.