Courts

Inslee names Anne Cruser to Cowlitz County Superior Court and Samuel Swanberg to Benton-Franklin County Superior Court

Gov. Jay Inslee announced the appointments of Anne Cruser to Cowlitz County Superior Court and Samuel Swanberg to Benton-Franklin County Superior Court. Cruser will fill...Read More

More lawsuits filed against Seattle’s illegal income tax

Three separate lawsuits have now been filed against Seattle’s illegal income tax. The first lawsuit was filed on July 14. Today two more lawsuits were filed, one by...Read More

Inslee appoints Laura Riquelme to Skagit County Superior Court

Gov. Jay Inslee appointed Laura Riquelme to the Skagit County Superior Court. She replaces Judge Michael Rickert, who is retiring. Last year Inslee appointed Riquelme...Read More

Senate Law and Justice Committee to investigate Sound Transit over ST3

Senator Mike Padden, chairman of the Senate Law and Justice Committee, announced that he plans to look into allegations that Sound Transit deliberately misled voters...Read More

Northwest Immigrants Rights Project sues Department of Justice

Last month the U.S. Department of Justice sent a “cease and desist” order to the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP). The order stated that NWIRP...Read More

AG Bob Ferguson files lawsuit against Tim Eyman for alleged misuse of campaign funds

Washington AG Bob Ferguson announced a lawsuit against conservative activist Tim Eyman Friday, accusing him of inappropriately using $308,000 of campaign funds....Read More

Screenshot of a Facebook video from Mayor Ed Murray's office of the Wednesday press conference.

Mayor Ed Murray announces city lawsuit against Trump administration for immigration executive order

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray announced a lawsuit against the Trump administration Wednesday....Read More

Washington judge doesn’t extend injunction against Trump travel ban but Hawaiian judge blocks ban

The Trump Administration’s second iteration of a travel ban was blocked, as was the first ban, by a federal judge. This time, though it was a Hawaiian...Read More

AG Bob Ferguson seeking a travel ban hearing

The fight over President Donald Trump's travel ban is far from over....Read More

AG Bob Ferguson will seek to extend injunction on first Trump travel ban to revised ban

Washington’s Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced he would seek to extend the injunction on the Trump Administration’s initial travel ban to the updated executive order...Read More