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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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20, Oct 2014 - Pacific, WA After Filipino transgender’s murder, protesters want custody of U.S. Marine
MANILA – Dozens of activists burned a mock U.S. flag as they protested at the U.S. Embassy in Manila on Tuesday, demanding that Washington hand over to the Philippines a marine implicated in the killing of a transgender Filipino that the demonstrators labeled a hate crime.
20, Oct 2014 - Pacific, WA Protesters demand Philippine custody of US Marine
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Dozens of activists burned a mock U.S. flag as they protested at the U.S. Embassy in Manila on Tuesday, demanding that Washington hand over to the Philippines a U.S. Marine suspected in the killing of a transgender Filipino that the demonstrators labeled a hate crime.
20, Oct 2014 - High court to review California death penalty case
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court will consider reinstating the conviction and death sentence for a California man in a 29-year-old triple murder in San Diego. The justices said Monday they will hear California's appeal of a federal appeals court ruling that overturned the conviction and sentence for Hector Ayala. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco said Ayala was denied a fair ...
20, Oct 2014 - Justices will decide privacy case on hotel records
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court agreed Monday to referee a dispute over police access to hotels' guest information without first getting a search warrant.
20, Oct 2014 - Mesothelioma Compensation Center Responds to Recent Article, Addresses Issues Surrounding Future of
WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mesothelioma Compensation Center has been hearing from full-time mesothelioma compensation attorneys nationwide for about a year related to how much longer the mesothelioma compensation trusts will remain properly funded and is commenting on a recent article from the Huffington Post. The group discusses how the loss of funds may not impact current ...
20, Oct 2014 - U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for October 9
WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: WOMEN'S PRISON Profile America — Thursday, October 9th. On this date in 1873, a sturdy and somber-looking building opened its doors to admit 17 long-term residents. Then it promptly closed and locked those doors. With the opening of the Indiana Reformatory Institution ...
20, Oct 2014 - Federal panel dismisses complaint against Houston judge
After a year-long secret investigation, a panel of federal judges in Washington, D.C., has dismissed a high-profile misconduct complaint against Houston-based Judge Edith Jones of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
20, Oct 2014 - Pacific, WA U.S. Marine detained in Philippines death
MANILA, Philippines Dozens of activists burned a mock U.S. flag as they protested at the U.S. Embassy in Manila on Tuesday, demanding that Washington hand over to the Philippines a U.S. Marine suspected in the killing of a transgender Filipino that the demonstrators labeled a hate crime.
20, Oct 2014 - Jackson: N.J. candidates flush with cash are happy to share the wealth
Along with spending $537,000 for television and Internet ads and $200,000 for polling and lawyers, Sen. Cory Booker’s campaign sent $85,000 last month to a Washington political fund that’s trying to keep the Senate under Democratic control. Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen gave $163,000 to the National Republican Congressional Committee, which is trying to keep the GOP in power in the House. It’s a ...
20, Oct 2014 - Republicans grappling with gay marriage
WASHINGTON (AP) It took just a few words for the Supreme Court to deal with the question of whether gay marriage is legal. For Republicans thinking about running for the White House in 2016, it won't be that easy.The court's decision...
20, Oct 2014 - Stevens, WA Obama to name attorney general after elections
Washington Obama to name attorney general after elections
20, Oct 2014 - Supreme Court seems likely to rule Muslim inmate has right to keep short beard
Attorney Douglas Laycock, center, speaks with reporters after his argument before the Supreme Court on behalf of an Arkansas prison inmate who says his Muslim beliefs that require him to grow a beard are being violated by prison rules that prevent beards, Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014, in Washington.
20, Oct 2014 - US justices won't revive Louisiana parish claims
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal Monday from 11 Louisiana parishes or regions that wanted to revive their lawsuits over wildlife damage from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.
20, Oct 2014 - Report: Former U.S. Attorney in Seattle Jenny Durkan a possible choice to replace Holder
WASHINGTON — A former U.S. Attorney based in Seattle is listed by NBC News as a possible successor to attorney general Eric Holder, who stepped down today. Durkan, who served as a U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington for five years, left her position earlier this month. She was one of a first round […]
20, Oct 2014 - Justices won't revive Louisiana parish claims - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from 11 Louisiana parishes that wanted to revive their lawsuits over wildlife damage from the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.
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