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November 8, 2018

What is the legal definition of malicious harassment in Idaho?

Malicious harassment is when an abuser, with intent to intimidate or harass you because of your race, color, religion, ancestry, or national origin, does any of the following or threatens to do any of the following (and there is reasonable cause to believe that s/he will act upon the threat):

  • causes you physical injury; or
  • damages, destroys or defaces your property, home or land. Note: Defacing your property includes cross-burning or placing a word or symbol linked to racial, religious, or ethnic discrimination on your property.1

1 I.C. § 18-7902