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The state of Washington's Court System includes Washington Municipal Courts, which hear misdemeanor and traffic violation cases, and District Courts, which hear some civil cases as well as small claims cases, at its lowest level. Washington's Superior Courts, of which there are 39, comprise the next level of the Washington court system, and hear a variety of civil cases including those related to real property, probate and estates, and mental health matters, as well as domestic relations and juvenile cases. The Washington appellate court system consists of its Court of Appeals and the Washington Supreme Court. Information regarding how to obtain a variety of types of Washington public records can be found on the Washington Courts website at http://www.courts.wa.gov/newsinfo/publication/?fa=newsinfo_publication.recordsRequest. To obtain copies of Washington court records, you will need to contact the appropriate Washington court. Most court documents are considered public record (except records in most juvenile cases,) but each court sets its own policy regarding how to obtain these Washington court public records. A directory of all Washington State Courts can be found at http://www.courts.wa.gov/court_dir/courtdirectory.pdf.
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01, Sep 2014 - U.S. court upholds FERC rules on electric grid planning
By Ros Krasny WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. court on Friday upheld rules from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission calling on utilities to take various actions, including increased planning of large transmission projects. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit affirmed FERC's "Order 1000," a series of measures from 2011 that requires large-scale regional planning of ...
01, Sep 2014 - Jefferson, WA Three men sentenced for W&J student’s killing
Denise McNerney agonized for the past year over whether she could bring herself to forgive the three men who robbed and killed her son, a standout Washington & Jefferson College football player, nearly two years ago as he walked home to campus with a friend in Washington.
01, Sep 2014 - Jefferson, WA Three sentenced to prison for death of Washington & Jefferson College football player
Three men who pleaded guilty in the 2012 killing and robbery of Washington & Jefferson College football player Tim McNerney were sentenced to prison on Monday.
01, Sep 2014 - Florida sets up "rocket dockets" to cope with border cases
WASHINGTON Florida immigration courts, swamped by a growing stream of unaccompanied children who illegally crossed the Southwestern border, are creating "rocket dockets" to quickly decide whether they should be sent back to their turbulent homelands.
01, Sep 2014 - Manmohan Singh immune as PM, not as FM: US court
Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) A US court here has ruled that former India prime minister Manmohan Singh had "head of state immunity" from claims that he supported violence against Sikhs, but it did not cover his tenure as finance minister. US District Judge James Boasberg in the District of Columbia Tuesday ruled that Manmohan Singh was entitled to "residual immunity" even after he ceased to be the ...
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01, Sep 2014 - Virginia Same-Sex Marriages Placed on Hold by Supreme Court
(AP) - Less than a day before same-sex couples could begin getting married in Virginia, the Supreme Court in Washington has placed a hold on those marriages.The court on Wednesday granted a request from a county clerk in northern Virginia to block same-sex marriages across the state while the issue is being appealed to the Supreme Court. The court provided no explanation for its order.Without ...
01, Sep 2014 - UPDATE: High Court Blocks Same-Sex Unions in Virginia
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court is delaying the start of same-sex marriage in Virginia. The court on Wednesday granted a request from a county clerk in northern Virginia to block same-sex marriages across the state while the issue is being appealed to the Supreme Court.
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01, Sep 2014 - 'It’s almost indescribable,' Mark Mahon says of being elected chief judge
Long before Mark Mahon could even drive a car, he knew he wanted to be a lawyer. During summer breaks from school, he would ride into town with his father to his Washington Street law office.
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01, Sep 2014 - Jefferson, WA 3 get prison in death of college football player
WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) - Three men have been sentenced to prison in the killing of a standout college football player, who died during a mugging almost two years ago. Eric Wells, 25, of Pittsburgh, Adam Hankins, 25, of Washington, Pa., and Troy Simmons, 24, of East Pittsburgh pleaded ...
01, Sep 2014 - Jefferson, WA 3 Suspects Sentenced In W&J Football Player’s Death
Three men who pleaded guilty to killing a Washington & Jefferson College student in 2012 were sentenced Monday morning.
01, Sep 2014 - Newport News man to serve 30 years for gang activity, including shooting at James City home
Incidents included shooting into Williamsburg home WASHINGTON — A Newport News man was sentenced Friday in federal court to 30 years in prison for engaging in gang activity, including shooting into a Williamsburg home, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office.
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