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.
Freedom of expression
The Firm helped artists fight back against state censorship and retain their First Amendment rights.
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.
- Spokesman Review: Case questions Otter’s veto on instant racing bill
- Idaho Statesman: Instant horse racing ban in effect, governor’s veto invalid; Les Bois ‘reviewing all of our options’
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.
CRIMINAL APPEALS AND POST-CONVICTION
Craig Durham won a post-conviction case in the Idaho Supreme Court for a defendant who was deprived of adequate counsel at trial in John Marr v. State of Idaho.
Craig Durham is attempting to free a man wrongfully accused and convicted of shaken baby syndrome, in Jeff Baker v. State of Idaho.
FD has fought for citizens to practice their religion and to worship free from State interference.
Ferguson Durham reached a successful settlement against Canyon County for the wrongful death of detainee Alfred Jeri Young, whose pneumonia went untreated.
- Idaho Statesman: Canyon jail inmate died when workers ignored requests for help, lawsuit says
- Idaho Statesman: Canyon County settles inmate death lawsuit
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.