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Appeals Court Clarifies Standards For Improper Access to Privileged Information

The state Court of Appeals recently issued an important clarification on disqualification standards for improper access to an opponent’s privileged information in a case pitting a ship owner against a vessel renovation contractor. 531 more words


Are charter schools public? Washington court says no

This month’s Washington Supreme Court ruling on charter schools should at the very least spark discussion of whether charter schools are public schools.

In a 6-3 decision… 500 more words

2016: A Big Year For Washington Supreme Court

There is a pretty good article in Sunday’s Seattle Times about the state’s supreme court: is it really an activist court, and so on.  It points out that three judges are up for re-election in 2016; another race to watch closely. 70 more words

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Seattle teacher strike keeps kids home on 1st day of school

SEATTLE (AP) — Thousands of Seattle teachers awash in red hoisted signs exclaiming “On Strike!” Wednesday after contract negotiations broke down and they marched on picket lines on what was supposed to be the first day of school. 836 more words


Backpage Dissent: Online Publishers Not Liable for Offensive Content

Child advocates are celebrating the Washington Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision to hold Backpage.com liable for ads for underage prostitution on its site. But those three dissenting votes are key to another important discussion—the difference between being a publisher and simply a service provider. 754 more words

NYC Advocates: Backpage Case Will Make It Easier to Protect Children

New York City advocates were already working to identify children being bought and sold as prostitutes on Backpage.com, and the recent ruling against the company by three young girls in Washington should give them a stronger hand. 357 more words

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