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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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31, Oct 2014 - Walla Walla, WA State wants convicted sex offender behind bars indefinitely
The state is working to keep yet another convicted sex offender locked up while throwing away the key. The Walla Walla man has finished his sentence but KEPR learned why Washington thinks he's too dangerous to set free.
31, Oct 2014 - Justices consider Texas rape-murder case
WASHINGTON (AP) — A black inmate on Texas' death row who claims he had a clandestine relationship with a white woman but did not rape or kill her is asking the Supreme Court to take his case. Rodney Reed tells the court that his trial lawyers did a poor job defending him and he suggests that the victim's fiance, a police officer now imprisoned for a sex crime, could have been the killer. The ...
31, Oct 2014 - Spokane, WA Former prosecutor charged for helping felon flee police
The Washington Attorney General's office has charged a former Spokane County deputy prosecutor with rendering criminal assistance.
31, Oct 2014 - Alaska asks U.S. top court to block gay marriage
By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Officials in Alaska on Thursday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to block gay marriage in the state. The long-shot request was filed with Justice Anthony Kennedy, who handles emergency applications to the court from the western U.S. states. The move came after a federal judge ruled on Sunday that the state's ban on same-sex marriage, approved by voters in ...
31, Oct 2014 - State highlights: Calif. ballot measure updates; Va. prison health care budget shortfall
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31, Oct 2014 - Group argues Redskins lawsuit should be tossed
Five Native Americans are asking a Virginia judge to dismiss a lawsuit the Washington Redskins filed after the group successfully challenged the team's name, arguing it is offensive. Lawyers for both sides are expected in federal court in Alexandria on Friday, where a judge is scheduled to hear arguments on whether the lawsuit should be thrown out. Patent and Trademark Office board ruled that ...
31, Oct 2014 - Young legal stars spend heady year at high court
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joshua Matz didn't bother waiting to write about the Supreme Court until he went to work there. He teamed with a renowned Harvard law professor to finish a book about the court before he started his year as a law clerk to Justice Anthony Kennedy.
31, 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 ...
31, Oct 2014 - Native American group argues Redskins lawsuit should be tossed
Five Native Americans are asking a Virginia judge to dismiss a lawsuit the Washington Redskins filed after the group successfully challenged the team's name, arguing it is offensive.
31, Oct 2014 - Stevens, WA Attorneys Boost Citizenship Process
PASCO, WA- Washington New Americans put on Citizenship Day at Columbia Basin College Saturday. Eight attorneys volunteered to view people's applications for filing and processing for citizenship. They expected to get nearly 50 people processed, and those they could not get to, were put on the waiting list. One attorney explained how important it is to have clinics like this with specialists that ...
31, Oct 2014 - Native American group argues lawsuit brought by Redskins over their name should be thrown out
WASHINGTON — Five Native Americans are asking a Virginia judge to dismiss a lawsuit the Washington Redskins filed after the group successfully challenged the team's name, arguing it is offensive.
31, 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...
31, Oct 2014 - Champaign man sentenced to 10 years for 2012 shooting
A Champaign man who experts agreed suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder when he shot his wife two years ago has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. URBANA — A Champaign man who experts agreed suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder when he shot his wife two years ago has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. With credit for good time and time already served, Mikal Washington, 35 ...
31, Oct 2014 - Supreme Court rejects gay marriage appeals from 5 states.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (WISH) — Same sex-marriage is now legal again in Indiana. The Supreme Court Monday rejected gay marriage appeals from all five states with pending petitions, declining to hear cases from Indiana, Utah, Oklahoma, Virginia, and Wisconsin.
31, Oct 2014 - Supreme Court weighs appeal in Texas death case tinged by race, claim of love triangle
WASHINGTON — A black inmate on Texas' death row who claims he had a clandestine relationship with a white woman but did not rape or kill her is asking the Supreme Court to take his case.
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