536 ABA Journal Washington articles.
Jan 17, 2020 4:17 PM CST
Oct 25, 2019 3:25 PM CDT
Tort claims seek to vacate decisions of judge without a law license
Tort claims filed last week against the Washington state towns of Airway Heights and Cheney claim that defendants’…
Oct 15, 2019 5:12 PM CDT
Aug 9, 2019 4:44 PM CDT
A fired in-house lawyer may sue his former employer for breach of contract and violation of public policy, despite an ethics rule that “robustly protects” a client’s right to terminate a lawyer at any time, for any reason, the Washington Supreme Court has ruled in a 6-3 decision.
Jul 25, 2019 3:31 PM CDT
Jul 8, 2019 11:32 AM CDT
Updated: A ruling by a federal judge has blocked the enforcement of a new policy that would require immigrants awaiting asylum determinations to be detained during their review.
Jul 3, 2019 11:21 AM CDT
Jun 11, 2019 6:30 AM CDTrefused to provide flowers for a same-sex couple’s wedding on the grounds that it would violate her religion.
Jun 7, 2019 10:55 AM CDT
The New Mexico Supreme Court has appointed a work group to consider whether the state should allow licensed legal technicians to provide civil legal services.
The court has asked the…
May 28, 2019 7:00 AM CDT
A New Jersey lawyer has been disbarred for dropping work on two bankruptcy cases, vanishing from New Jersey and keeping retainers of $1,500 and $1,410.
One of the clients learned…
May 2, 2019 1:52 PM CDT
Apr 29, 2019 7:30 AM CDTthe Marshall Project first reported on in December.
Apr 26, 2019 3:24 PM CDT
A judge in Washington state was arrested at the courthouse Wednesday and charged with second-degree rape for the alleged sexual assault of a courthouse employee.
Judge Scott Gallina of Asotin…
Apr 12, 2019 1:22 PM CDT
Parents and school districts have been suing over school funding, using state-mandated performance standards to argue that states aren’t living up to their end of the bargain—and they’re winning.
Apr 1, 2019 1:40 AM CDT