NWLawyer: Noah Purcell on How Washington State Blocked Trump’s Travel Ban
This month’s cover of NWLawyer is dedicated to Washington’s Solicitor General Noah Purcell, who went head to head with the Trump administration in the Ninth Circuit Court to stop the president’s travel ban in its tracks. In this probing Q&A, Purcell shares his thoughts on Washington v. Trump and reveals how he and his colleagues in the state Attorney General’s Office put their case together over a weekend.
That’s just one of several informative and compelling features in the April-May issue of NWLawyer arriving in your mailbox early next week and ready to read online now. Here’s a sample of what else lawyers in Washington are reading this month.
- The Importance of Law Day and the 14th Amendment – Thoughts and insight from Washington lawyers passionate about their role in constitutional democracy
- The Evolving Effect of Technology in Litigation – A practical guide for working with special masters and neutrals on technical issues to cut the time and cost of litigation
- Prosecuting Genocide and War Crimes – An in-depth account of the legal work of a WSBA member attorney who prosecuted genocide and war crimes for the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia
- Law School Loans Under Fire – Changes ahead in the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
- Activism and the Rule of Law – What happens when the rights to free speech and assembly collide with no-protest zones and laws that suppress demonstration for security concern and impacts on business?
- Covering Autism – An analysis of health care coverage of essential treatment for children and families affected by the disorder