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.

Office of the Attorney General legal opinions generated between 1881 and 1984 are available by locating them in the appropriate annual report. Note: Reports for 1895 – 1896, 1953, and January through June 1954 are missing from the Office of the Attorney General archive. Annual reports are available here, or from the category filter below. Also, topical indexes are available for 1975 to present.