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Profanity Against Police Gets First Amendment Protection

SEATTLE (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court has ruled that a citizen has the First Amendment right to call police abusive names and yell profanity while they’re investigating a crime. 130 more words


WA Supreme Court Silences Anti-SLAAP

Recently, in Davis v. Cox[1], the Washington State Supreme Court struck down the entirety of the anti-SLAAP[2] statute as unconstitutional because it violates the right to a trial by jury. 593 more words

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Amendments to the Rules of Professional Conduct – Your Comments Are Needed

Give us your feedback on the proposed RPC amendments.

Washington state is making national news with the introduction of Limited License Legal Technicians. Washington will be the first U.S. 193 more words


What's in the June 2015 Issue of NWLawyer

Get a preview of the featured articles in the June 2015 issue of NWLawyer.

If your mail seems a little heavier than usual, there’s a reason: 88 more words


Cruz v. Chavez: Court of Appeals Cites 'No Contact' Rule in Rejecting Settlement

Cruz v. Chavez serves as a reminder of important facets of the “no contact” rule.

The “no contact” rule — RPC 4.2 — usually arises in the disciplinary context. 384 more words


Limited License Legal Technicians - Can They Really Practice Law?

Future or Folly: Limited License Legal Technicians, by 2Civility, Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism (with hat tip to William P. Statsky) 59 more words

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