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2018 Amicus Briefs

State v. Gregory – Washington Supreme Court

Court: Washington Supreme Court Case No.: 88086-7 Hearing Date: February 25, 2016 Case Description: Mr. Gregory was first convicted and sentenced to death in 2001 for the rape and murder of 43-year-old Geneine Harshfield. Havi...

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State v. Mayfield – Washington Supreme Court

Court: Washington Supreme Court Case No.: 95632-4 Hearing Date: N/A Case Description: John Douglas Mayfield was convicted of a crime and sentenced to prison based on evidence obtained in what the State concedes was an illegal s...

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United States v. California – United States District Court for the Eastern District of California

Court: United States District Court for the Eastern District of California Case No.: 18-cv-00490-JAM-KJN Hearing Date: N/A Opinion: No opinion yet. Click here to follow the case.

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Kirkland v. Stevens – Washington Supreme Court

Court: Washington Supreme Court Case No.: 93812-1 Hearing Date: N/A Case Description: The State’s witnesses in this fourth degree assault case attended a court ordered deposition but refused to answer questions relevant to wha...

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In re Dependency of E.H. and S.K.P. – Washington Supreme Court

SYNOPSIS: Does a child have a right to an attorney where the State alleges abuse or neglect and might remove the child from home?

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In re PRP of Thomas Randall Hargrove – Division III

This case involved deficiencies in the provision of public defense in Grant County.

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State v. Watkins – Washington Supreme Court

SYNOPSIS: Whether RCW 13.04.030 violates due process by automatically subjecting certain juveniles to adult court jurisdiction.

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Chicago v. Sessions – United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit

Court: United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit Case No.: 17-2991 Hearing Date: January 19, 2018 Opinion: Click here for the opinion.

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State v. Bassett – Washington Supreme Court

SYNOPSIS: Does sentencing juveniles to life without parole violate the Washington Constitution's ban on cruel punishment?

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State v. Hubbard – Washington Supreme Court

SYNOPSIS: What is the proper effective date of a certificate and order of discharge issued to an offender under RCW 9.94A.637(1)(c)?

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