July 14, 2017: David C. Nye was confirmed as a U.S. District Court Judge for Idaho by the U.S. Senate on Wednesday, July 12, 2017. Nye, of Idaho, was nominated on May 8, 2017. Nye, of Idaho, is currently an Idaho Trial Court Judge in Pocatello, Idaho. Nye was appointed to that court in 2007. He was re-elected in 2010 and 2014. Nye was previously a partner at Merrill and Merrill, Chartered, in Pocatello, Idaho. Nye received his law degree from Brigham Young University.