- Wash. justice misses arguments due to health issue Updated: Mar-04-14 12:53 am
- Justices: People have right to privacy in texts Updated: Feb-27-14 4:52 pm
- Report: Race factors when jurors impose execution Updated: Feb-22-14 11:13 am
- New trial for Wash. trucker accused of molestation Updated: Feb-13-14 2:08 pm
- Court: Guard can sue religious hospital for firing Updated: Feb-06-14 5:56 pm
OLYMPIA, Washington - A Washington Supreme Court spokeswoman says "unexpected health concerns" will likely keep Justice James Johnson off the bench for the remainder of the court's winter term.
SEATTLE - People have a right to privacy in the text messages they send from their phones, even if they can't know for sure who might be reading them, Washington's Supreme Court held in two related cases Thursday.
SEATTLE - Two years ago, when Washington's Supreme Court was reviewing the death sentence assigned to a black man accused of raping and murdering a 65-year-old woman, Justice Charles Wiggins found himself troubled by numbers.
OLYMPIA, Washington - The Washington Supreme Court has ordered a new trial for a Tacoma truck driver convicted of molesting a 17-year-old relative.
SEATTLE - Nonprofit religious institutions in Washington can be sued for job discrimination if an employee's work was unrelated to religion, the state Supreme Court said Thursday in a divided opinion aimed at making sure the organizations don't get a free pass on firing people for reasons of race, disability or sexual orientation.