For years, agencies calling for sensible Public Records Act reform have remarked that change would not come until the state’s lawmakers were also subject to the PRA. That day finally arrived on Dec. 19, 2019, when the Washington Supreme Court issued its opinion in Associated Press et al. v. Washington State Legislature, et al.
What makes a legacy? We all want to leave an impact on this world, but the “how” can be a struggle. How to find a cause, how to develop a skillset, how to create change. When Seattle attorney Lembhard “Lem” Howell took a case in 1996 that had him pushing back against the police version […]
In a case of first impression, the Idaho Supreme Court recently held that fee disgorgement is available as a remedy against a lawyer for breach of fiduciary duty even if there are no resulting damages.
Judges in the U.S. are physically and mentally exhausted, and often traumatized by their experiences on the bench; this according to the “National Judicial Stress and Resilience Survey,” a landmark study.