Tag Archives: State Supreme Court

Washingon State Governor, Attorney General lead legal response to Supreme Court psychiatric boarding decision

Washington Attorney General

On Friday Attorney General Bob Ferguson, in conjunction with a broad coalition of organizations, filed a motion in the Washington State Supreme Court to address the impacts of the court’s recent decision on psychiatric boarding. The motion asks the court

2014 WA Primary: Your vote, your voice

2014 Primary Election Map Washington

by Brian Zylstra Ten years after Washington voters adopted the Top 2 Primary system by initiative, it’s time for the 2014 edition. Check your mail over the next few days for your Primary ballot.  Although it’s a mid-term election, there

Elma woman learns of her overturned conviction on the news

 ELMA, Wash. - The State Supreme Court has unanimously thrown out an Elma woman's conviction for controlled substances homicide due to a defect in the charging papers filed against her. Although someone forgot to tell Brenda Zillyette, she

Washington high court tosses Elma drug homicide conviction

OLYMPIA, Washington (AP) - The State Supreme Court has unanimously thrown out an Elma woman's conviction for controlled substances homicide due to a defect in the charging papers filed against her.

Brenda Zillyette was charged after investigators in Grays Harbor County

State Supreme Court and FCC Side With Phone Customers

OLYMPIA, Wash. - It's taken years in both cases, but the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the Washington State Supreme Court have just handed phone customers a couple of victories.

The FCC has approved new rules to prevent "cramming,"

Washington Court Limits Child Pornography Charges, New Sentencing for Grays Harbor Resident

     OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - The state Supreme Court has ruled that defendants accused of possessing multiple images of child pornography can only be prosecuted for a single offense, not multiple counts based on the number of images or children