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Eugster’s 11th-hour withdrawal of his Supreme Court case: the backstory…

From our print edition today: A look at why Spokane attorney Steve Eugster dropped his own case only hours before oral arguments Thursday:

With a two-sentence, handwritten note to the chief justice, Spokane attorney Steve Eugster on Thursday scuttled his own case just hours before arguments in front of the state Supreme Court.

"It's not without precedent, I'm sure, but boy, it doesn't happen very often," Chief Justice Gerry Alexander said.

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