Stories tagged: 9th u.s. circuit court of appeals
Felon voting decision
The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals opinion that felons don’t have a constitutional right to vote in elections, with two concurrences.
High Court: Petitioner names public
The Supreme Court says people who signed a petition to repeal Washington state’s gay rights law do not have the right to keep their names secret from the public. Read …
Appeals court on Robert Waggy arrest
An opinion from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals finding that Spokane County didn’t violate convicted sex offender Robert Waggy’s rights in arresting him.
Appeals court opinion on inmate voting
Incarcerated felons should be allowed to vote in Washington to ensure that racial minorities are protected under the Voting Rights Act, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.