The Idaho Judicial Council has submitted four nominees to Gov. Butch Otter for the opening on the Idaho Supreme Court created by the retirement of Justice Warren Jones. The four finalists: 7th District Judge Greg Moeller of Rexburg; Boise attorney Christine Salmi; 2nd District Judge John Stegner of Moscow; and 3rd District Judge Susan Wiebe of Fruitland. The four were chosen from among 14 applicants, all of whom underwent public interviews by the council; they included six sitting judges. The full list of applicants is online here. Salmi was a finalist for an Idaho Court of Appeals seat in October, to which attorney Jessica Lorello was appointed; and Stegner and Moeller both were finalists for the last Idaho Supreme Court opening, for which...
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Four finalists named for Idaho SupCourt vacancy: Moeller, Salmi, Stegner, Wiebe