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EQUALITY

Ferguson Durham won a landmark decision to overturn Idaho's gay marriage ban, protecting the constitutional rights of same-sex couples.

Ferguson Durham successfully represented Navy Veteran Lee Taylor in her fight against the State to have her wife's ashes interred with her at the Idaho Veteran's Cemetery when she dies.


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Freedom of expression

The Firm helped artists fight back against state censorship and retain their First Amendment rights.    


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HALTING GOVERNMENTAL OVERREACH

FD successfully represented the Couer d'Alene Tribe in its bid in the Idaho Supreme Court to challenge an unlawful gubernatorial veto.

Deborah Ferguson and Advocates for the West teamed up for victory in a case challenging a haphazard "salvage logging"plan  in a pristine wild and scenic area.

 

FREEDOM FROM UNLAWFUL SEARCHES AND SEIZURES

Ferguson Durham successfully represented a Latino/Native client stopped unlawfully while he traveled through Idaho and was subjected to an invasive roadside search.

The Firm helped the Nampa Chapter of the Brother Speed Motorcycle Club win a judgment against the United States for an unlawful raid.



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PRISONERS' RIGHTS

Ferguson Durham reached a successful settlement against Canyon County for the wrongful death of detainee Alfred Jeri Young, whose pneumonia went untreated.

Craig Durham reached a successful settlement in Meister v. Kempf et al., to allow Odinist/Asatru inmates access to religious and ceremonial items in prison.

FD represents a vulnerable transgender woman incarcerated in a male facility who is seeking adequate medical care and treatment in Edmo v. Idaho Department of Correction et al.