As the chief law officer for the State of Idaho, the Attorney General is required by Idaho Code § 67-1401(6) to provide legal opinions, upon request, to designated state and local public officials and government agencies, regarding questions of law relating to their respective offices. Formal Legal Opinions are published on issues of statewide impact and major importance.

Legal opinions of the Attorney General that have been issued since 1985 may be viewed on this website. Topical indexes are available for the years 1975 through 1984, as well as Annual Reports from 1881 through 2017.