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UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 6, 2020

Washington’s highest court gets chief justice from Spokane, first Native American member

With ceremonial drumming and singing and a bit of poetry, the Washington Supreme Court swore in a “daughter of Spokane” as its new chief justice and its first Native American …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 6, 2019

Spokane native Debra Stephens to be next state Supreme Court chief justice

Stephens, who has served on the court for 11 years, will finish the final year of the term of Chief Justice Mary Fairhurst, who is retiring from the court as …

UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018

Philippine top judge, Duterte’s critic, ousted by colleagues

The Philippine Supreme Court ousted its chief justice, a critic of the country’s authoritarian president, in an unprecedented vote Friday by fellow judges that she and hundreds of protesters called …

Karla Gray, Montana’s first female chief justice, dies at 69

Karla Gray, the first female chief justice of the Montana Supreme Court, has died of cancer. She was 69.

New chief justice of Wash. Supreme Court sworn in

The Washington state Supreme Court has a new chief justice. Barbara Madsen was sworn in to the top administrative role on the state’s high court Monday morning.