Tag Archive for Washington Supreme Court

Court upholds conviction despite missing victim

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court has upheld the stalking and harassment conviction of a man in Cowlitz County, even though he was not able to confront his accuser at trial…. …read more

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Wash. justice misses arguments due to health issue

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A Washington Supreme Court spokeswoman says “unexpected health concerns” will likely keep Justice James Johnson off the bench for the remainder of the court’s winter term…. …read more

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Justices: People have right to privacy in texts

By By GENE JOHNSON SEATTLE (AP) — Washington’s Supreme Court says people have a reasonable expectation of privacy in the text messages they send from their phones – even if they can’t know for sure who might be reading them…. …read more

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New trial for Wash. trucker accused of molestation

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Supreme Court has ordered a new trial for a Tacoma truck driver convicted of molesting his 17-year-old stepdaughter…. …read more

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Court: Guard can sue religious hospital for firing

By By GENE JOHNSON SEATTLE (AP) — Washington’s Supreme Court says nonprofit religious institutions can be sued for job discrimination if the employee’s position doesn’t have to do with religion…. …read more

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Wash. death row inmate Gentry's petition rejected

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington’s Supreme Court has rejected a petition for release from death row inmate Jonathan Lee Gentry, sentenced for the murder of a 12-year-old girl in 1988…. …read more

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Wash. justices allow negligence claim to proceed

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington’s Supreme Court says a Benton County man’s medical malpractice lawsuit could proceed, after finding that a state provision barring him from doing so was unconstitutional…. …read more

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