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Washington Supreme Court Holds State In Contempt

SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court is holding the Legislature in contempt for its lack of progress on fixing the way the state pays for public education, but it is holding off on punishments until after the 2015 legislative session, according to an order issued Thursday. 514 more words


McCleary v. State of Washington -- School Funding

The Supreme Court had its show cause hearing yesterday in the McCleary v. State K-12 School Funding case.   The argument was televised on TVW.  It can be watched again on TVW at this… 93 more words

Foreign Policy

Washington High Court Hearing About School Funding

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A group pushing for increased funding for Washington public schools plans a rally Wednesday in Olympia before the state Supreme Court hears why lawmakers haven’t done more. 122 more words


Wash. SCT Decides Outsource Servs. Mgmt. v. Nooksack Bus. Corp.

Here is the opinion.

An excerpt:

Washington State courts have jurisdiction over civil cases arising on Indian reservations as long as it does not infringe on the sovereignty of the tribe.

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Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Supreme Court: Psychiatric Boarding Illegal

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — People with suspected mental health problems cannot be “warehoused” in emergency rooms and hospitals when certified mental health facilities already are full, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday. 533 more words