April is Public Defense Month

Learn about Public Defense Month events in Washington. 2013 is the 50th anniversary of the landmark decision Gideon v. Wainwright, in which the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that state courts are required under the 14th Amendment to provide counsel in criminal cases for defendants who are unable to afford to pay their own attorneys, extending […]

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President’s Update: Week in Review

With the legislative session in full swing, WSBA President Michele Radosevich recounts another week in Olympia. The legislative session is up and running and so am I — back and forth to Olympia. After the BOG Meeting on the Jan. 17, and the meeting with the Supreme Court on Jan. 18, it was back down last […]

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