Guest Opinion

Court Decision Clarifies McCleary

Today's dramatic decision shouldn't come as surprise.

08/13/2015 By David Frockt

State Supreme Court

Supreme Court Decision on Religious Freedom: Lefty Advocates Say They're "Pleased"

As the Washington state Supreme Court rules that employers are obligated to accommodate employees' religious practices, the reproductive rights group Legal Voice says they support the decision.

05/23/2014 By Erica C. Barnett

This Washington

Another Jolt: State Supreme Court to Rule on Two-Thirds Law Tomorrow

Is the voter-approved rule requiring a two-thirds vote of the legislature to raise taxes constitutional? Court set to rule.

02/27/2013 By Josh Feit


LawNerd: The Current Docket at the State Supreme Court

PubliCola's LawNerd looks at a few big deal cases currently on the docket in the state's highest court.

11/05/2012 By David A. Perez

This Washington

KC Superior Court Judge to Run for Supreme Court

King County Superior Court judge Bruce Hilyer joins the race to fill retiring state supreme court justice Tom Chambers' seat.

01/13/2012 By Erica C. Barnett


PubliCola Picks Stan Rumbaugh for State Supreme Court Position 1

Trial attorney Stan Rumbaugh would be a welcome, progressive alternative to Justice Jim Johnson, a conservative judge whose most enduring legacy on the court was a ruling upholding the state's ban on gay marriage.

07/28/2010 By PublicolaPicks


PubliCola Picks Charlie Wiggins for State Supreme Court Position 6

Behind Richard Sanders' libertarian streak—for marijuana use, for gun rights, and for strict penalties against officials who violate public disclosure laws—are some standard-issue hard-right positions that contradict his fight for personal freedom.

07/28/2010 By PublicolaPicks