Resources

Case Law Updates

Case Law Updates October 20-November 2, 2021

State v. Molnar: breach of plea agreement, post-conviction relief; Hernandez v. City of Kent: forfeiture/excessive fines, forfeiture/mootness; State v. Anderson: right to counsel; State v. Fletcher: post-conviction relief; W.M. v....

MORE

Case Law Updates September 29-October 19, 2021

In re Williams: prison conditions/COVID, cruel punishment/Washington Constitution; State v. Weaver: Jury instructions/invited error, jury instructions/trespass; State v. Shelley: credit for time served/temporary release; State v. ...

MORE

Case Law Updates September 15-28, 2021

State v. Haag: youth and young adult sentencing; State v. M.N.H.: Juvenile Court/violation hearings; State v. Geyer: community custody; State v. Hill: juror misconduct

MORE

Case Law Updates September 1-14, 2021

State v. Vasquez; ineffective assistance of counsel; State v. Gouley: unlawful possession of a firearm, Blake/resentencing, LFOs, prosecutorial misconduct

MORE

Case Law Updates August 28-September 1, 2021

Stout v. Felix: citizen complaint; State v. Palmer: right to counsel, confrontation; In re C.R.O’.F.: dependency/family defense/appeal, dependency/family defense/de facto parent; State v. Wright: sentencing/exceptional sente...

MORE

Case Law Updates August 4-17, 2021

Seattle v. Long: homestead act, search and seizure, excessive fines; Rios-Garcia v. DSHS: dependency/family defense; In re Williams: PRP/timeliness; State v. Wright: defendant’s right to be present; State v. Brownlee: forfei...

MORE

Case Law Updates July 21-August 3, 2021

In re K.D.: family defense/dependency; State v. Enriquez-Martinez: credit for time served; In re L.H.: confrontation/Involuntary Treatment Act (ITA); State v. Flores: mens rea; State v. Meredith: seizure/consent; State v. McFarlan...

MORE

Case Law Updates July 7-21, 2021

Family Defense/In re K.D., Inquests/Family of Butts, Family Defense/In re Evans, Haskell v. Spokane Co Dist Court, General Specific/State v. Zheng, State v. Yu, Post-Conviction, CrR 4.7/State v. Asaeli, Family Defense, In re Depen...

MORE

Case Law Updates June 16-July 6, 2021

In re G.J.A.: family defense/dependency/ICWA and WICWA; State v. Denham: search and seizure/warrant, prior bad act evidence; State v. Sutton: jury question; State v. Vanderburgh: vehicular homicide; State v. B.H.: Involuntary Trea...

MORE

Case Law Updates SCOTUS 2020 Term Search and Seizure

Caniglia v. Storm: search and seizure/community caretaking; Lange v. California: search and seizure/hot pursuit

MORE