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The Washington Supreme Court has ordered a lower court to reconsider the largest penalty for campaign finance violations ever assessed in the state.
The Washington State Supreme Court has overturned a lower court order that would have allowed a man convicted of juvenile felonies to get a concealed pistol license.
Three Democratic electors from Washington state who joined a longshot effort to deny Donald Trump the presidency in 2016 are challenging the $1,000 fines they received for breaking their pledge to support their party’s nominee.
The state Supreme Court has declined to immediately take up the lower-court ruling that killed Seattle’s income tax and is instead sending the case to the Court of Appeals.
The Arlene’s Flowers case is back before the state Supreme Court, nearly two years after justices unanimously ruled that the Richland flower shop’s owner broke the law when she refused to design arrangements for a same-sex wedding.
The Washington State Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the state is responsible for protecting children from abusive foster parents.
Washington state’s Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the death penalty, as applied, violates its Constitution.
Teachers in Washington are supposed to tell authorities when they believe a student has suffered abuse or neglect, but the state’s Supreme Court ruled Thursday the requirement doesn’t necessarily apply when a teacher’s own child is the victim.
The Washington state Supreme Court is set to hear argument on whether the state has met its constitutional requirement to fully fund K-12 education.
Attorney General Bob Ferguson is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review a decision by a federal appeals court that state officials say will require it to pay billions of dollars on salmon habitat.
Civil commitment of offenders who have been designated as sexually violent predators can be indefinitely extended for those whose crimes occurred when they were juveniles, the Washington Supreme Court unanimously ruled Thursday.
The Washington Supreme Court says the family of a Spokane woman who was murdered with her son can pursue a lawsuit over whether the killer’s psychiatrist should have done more to protect the victims.
Spokane County saw a huge increase in building permit applications following a Washington state Supreme Court decision tightening rules on new water rights earlier this month.
Spokane County officials say a recent water-rights decision by the state Supreme Court will have “dramatic impacts” on property owners looking for building permits in rural areas.
The state of Washington was not bound by a statute of limitations in filing an antitrust lawsuit against more than 20 foreign electronics manufacturers for alleged price-fixing, the state Supreme Court ruled on Thursday.
A Pierce County court commissioner on Friday ordered the new CEO of Western State Hospital to admit a patient to that facility or go to jail.
Washington’s Superintendent of Public Instruction says it may be time to consider shutting down the state’s K-12 public schools until the Legislature makes progress toward fully paying for education.
The Washington State Charter Schools Association filed a motion asking the Washington State Supreme Court to review its charter school ruling, Friday.
Attorney General Bob Ferguson asked the state Supreme Court on Thursday to reconsider its ruling that Washington’s new charter school law is unconstitutional. “Regardless of one’s feelings about charter schools, the Court’s reasoning in striking them down raises serious concerns about other important educational programs,” Ferguson said in a news release.
The Washington Attorney General requested that the State Supreme Court reconsider whether charter schools are unconstitutional, Thursday. The attorney general raised concerns that the Court's ruling could threaten similarly funded programs including Running Start. "Regardless of one's feelings about charter schools, the Court's reasoning in...