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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


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


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

Washington Issues

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