Stories tagged: Richard Sanders
Sun., Dec. 12, 2010
Special education funding ruled fair
SEATTLE – The Washington Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the state is not shortchanging school districts in the way it pays for special education. In an 8-1 ruling, the high …
Wed., Nov. 17, 2010
Vestal: In judicial elections, judgment often lacking
I have a confession: I’m not 100 percent sure who I voted for in the Supreme Court race. I’m pretty sure. Almost positive. Odds are 5-to-1 or better that I …
Fri., Nov. 12, 2010, 3:03 p.m.
Sanders says he’ll likely lose Supreme Court race
State Supreme Court Justice Richard Sanders fell further behind challenger Charlie Wiggins on Friday and acknowledged he was unlikely to turn the campaign around. Wiggins got a boost in his …
Thu., Nov. 11, 2010
Ruling upholds online sex sting
The Washington Supreme Court, in a three-way opinion, has upheld the conviction of a man who tried to have sex with a 13-year-old girl he’d met online who really was …
Thu., Nov. 11, 2010
Latest vote count still favors Wiggins
Voters in King County have helped Charlie Wiggins hang onto the lead in his bid to oust incumbent Justice Richard Sanders.
Wed., Nov. 10, 2010
Wiggins takes lead in court race
Former Appeals Court Judge Charlie Wiggins took a narrow lead over incumbent Justice Richard Sanders in Washington’s tight Supreme Court race Tuesday afternoon. An analysis of voting patterns suggests Wiggins …
Tue., Nov. 9, 2010, 4:32 p.m.
Wiggins takes lead in Supreme Court race
Charlie Wiggins took the lead in Washington state’s tight Supreme Court race, inching ahead of incumbent Justice Richard Sanders.
Mon., Nov. 8, 2010, 5:41 p.m.
Challenger Wiggins pulls closer to Justice Sanders
Challenger Charlie Wiggins is cutting into Justice Richard Sanders’ lead in the contest for a state Supreme Court seat.
Fri., Nov. 5, 2010
Challenger gains on justice
SEATTLE – Bainbridge Island attorney Charlie Wiggins is cutting into the slim lead held by Justice Richard Sanders as Sanders tries to retain his seat on the Washington state Supreme …
Thu., Nov. 4, 2010
State Supreme Court race still close
SEATTLE – Justice Richard Sanders maintained a narrow lead in his bid for a fourth term on the state Supreme Court as more votes were counted Wednesday, but challenger Charlie …
Fri., Oct. 22, 2010, 2:12 p.m.
Some question racial comments by 2 Washington justices
Two Washington Supreme Court justices stunned some participants at a recent meeting when they made comments suggesting that racial bias plays no significant role in the criminal justice system, The …
Tue., Oct. 12, 2010
Washington Supreme Court, Position 6 race
Incumbent Justice Richard Sanders beat Bainbridge Island attorney Charlie Wiggins in a three-way primary election. As the top two vote-getters, both candidates advanced to the Nov. 2 general election because …
Thu., Sept. 23, 2010, 10:51 a.m.
Court: WA ban on Internet gambling constitutional
The state Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that the state’s ban on Internet gambling doesn’t run afoul of the U.S. Constitution’s protections of interstate trade.
Sat., Aug. 7, 2010
Challengers to Sanders perk up state court ballot
OLYMPIA – Washington state Supreme Court Justice Richard Sanders is no stranger to controversy, and his bid to seek a fourth term has led to an unusually spirited campaign that …
Wed., July 28, 2010
Editorial: Sanders’ zeal for justice outshines his vexing ways
Let’s state up front that Supreme Court Justice Richard Sanders is exasperating, which is why the race for Position 6 on the Washington state Supreme Court is so interesting. If …
Thu., March 26, 2009
Our View: Justice’s role in records case merits investigation
Washington state Supreme Court Justice Richard Sanders often operates in unusual ways. Sometimes that’s good, like during election years when he freely discusses judicial opinions. (Most justices demur.) Sometimes that’s …