Washington Supreme Court
People with suspected mental health problems cannot be “warehoused” in emergency rooms and hospitals when certified mental health facilities already are full, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
The Washington Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Thursday on whether a voter-approved initiative to raise the minimum wage in SeaTac to $15 an hour should apply to workers at the airport
The Legislature doesn’t need legal sanctions to comply with a 2012 court mandate to obey orders from the Washington Supreme Court to fully pay for basic education, Attorney General Bob Ferguson says.
Workers who help prepare meals for flights at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport can pursue their claims that the lunches their company provided to them violated their religious beliefs
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.
After meeting with President Barack Obama on Friday, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said he is even more focused on increasing opportunities for working Americans.
Tom Chambers took a 90 percent pay cut when he walked away from his lucrative law practice to join Washington’s Supreme Court. He always said it was worth every penny.
Washington’s Supreme Court is taking up an emergency proposal to change the state’s ethics rules for lawyers to make clear that attorneys complying with state law won’t get in trouble for giving pot-related legal advice — or for smoking up themselves, as long as they’re not high at work.
The state Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that the presence of a “comfort” dog during courtroom testimony from a developmentally disabled victim did not violate the defendant’s right to a fair trial.
People busted for marijuana can argue they needed it for medical reasons, even if they failed to follow the requirements of the state’s medical marijuana law, the Washington Supreme Court said Thursday.