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Two Recent State Supreme Court Oral ICWA Arguments

Here is the argument for In re B.B. case in the Utah Supreme Court, where the unmarried Native father appealed the trial court’s decision denying him intervention in a voluntary adoption case, primarily based on Utah’s definition of paternity. 66 more words

Author: Kate E. Fort

Court: Music On Phone Not Evidence Of Gang Ties

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington’s Supreme Court has thrown out the convictions of three men in what police called a gang-related shooting, finding among other things that music on one defendant’s phone was not evidence of gang ties. 598 more words

News

Celebrating Women’s History Month in Washington

March is Women’s History Month, and we’d like to take a moment to honor some trailblazing women from Washington’s legal history.

March is Women’s History Month, and we’d like to take a moment to honor some trailblazing women from Washington’s legal history. 1,105 more words

Board Of Governors

Washington Court Recognizes Constitutional and Public Trust Duty to Protect the Atmosphere for Present and Future Generations

Attorney Andrea Rodgers, right, with some of the plaintiffs in a climate lawsuit before a meeting earlier this year with Gov. Jay Inslee. Photo Credit: Our Children’s Trust… 373 more words

Kid Activism

Supreme Court Refuses To Reconsider Charter School Decision

SEATTLE (AP) — A divided Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday it will not reconsider its ruling striking down the state charter school law.

In a one-page decision, the court denied all requests for reconsideration of its September ruling that the state’s charter school law is unconstitutional. 506 more words

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Appeals Court Clarifies Standards For Improper Access to Privileged Information

The Court recently issued an important clarification on disqualification 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. 515 more words

Ethics