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Governor Inslee Focused On Education, Opportunity

After meeting with President Barack Obama on Friday, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said he is even more focused on increasing opportunities for working Americans.

CBS Seattle–02/21/2014

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Retired Wash. Supreme Court Justice Chambers Dies

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.

CBS Seattle–12/12/2013

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New Marijuana Laws: Ethical Dilemma For Lawyers

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.

CBS Seattle–11/05/2013

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Wash. High Court Rules Comfort Dog In Court Was OK

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.

CBS Seattle–09/26/2013

Seattle City Attorney Peter S. Holmes is calling on dozens of residents ticketed for public marijuana use to fight the “improper” tickets issued by a single police officer who reportedly flipped a coin to decide whether or not to write citations in addition to handwriting taunts to Holmes on the tickets themselves.  (credit: NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Court: Medical Necessity OK Reason For Marijuana

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.

CBS Seattle–09/20/2013

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Court: Legal Status Can’t Be Used In Civil Cases

The Washington Supreme Court approved a new conduct rule last week that bars attorneys from using a person’s legal status in the country to intimidate during civil cases.

07/17/2013

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Washington Sumpreme Court To Rule On Tax Increase Law

The Washington Supreme Court is expected to rule Thursday on a lawsuit challenging the two-thirds majority required for the Legislature to pass a tax increase.

CBS Seattle–02/28/2013

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Justice Fights Cancer as Candidates Run for Seat

When Washington Supreme Court Justice Tom Chambers announced in January that he wouldn’t seek re-election, he told a newspaper he was looking forward to traveling. But he had a year left on his term, and a serious health matter to deal with first.

07/26/2012

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Washington Supreme Court Upholds Liquor Initiative

The Washington Supreme Court has upheld a voter-approved initiative privatizing liquor sales, one day before the initiative takes effect.

05/31/2012

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