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Case Law Updates March 4-17, 2020

ER 609/prior convictions: State v. Jones; preserving issue for appeal, DUI/expert opinion, DUI/opinion testimony, appeal/harmless error: Seattle v. Levesque; prior bad act evidence, impeachment, rebuttal evidence: State v. Riley

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Case Law Updates February 19 – March 3, 2020

appeal/manifest constitutional error, self defense/first aggressor: State v. Grott; jurisdiction, double jeopardy: State v. Karpov; information/sufficiency: State v. Hugdahl; post conviction/appeal: Phongmanivan v. Haynes; objecti...

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Case Law Updates Feb. 5- 18, 2020

St. v. Yishmael – Unlawful Practice of Law; In re SMM -Dependency/GAL; St v. Quijas – Racial Bias/Fair Trial/Decline; St v. Heutink – Felony stalking, LFOs; St. v. Fairley – Search of Cell Phone; St. v. AK-...

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Case Law Updates Jan. 22- Feb. 4, 2020

St. v. Nickels - Prosecutor Disqualification; St v. Delbosque - Youth in Adult Court; St. v. Brooks - Information/Amendment; St. v. Deleon - Right to Parent/NCO; St. v. Guevara Diaz - Fair Trial; In re D.J.S. - Dependency/ICWA; St...

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Case Law Updates January 8-21, 2020

jury selection/possible sentence, jury selection/Batson: State v. Pierce; breach of plea agreement: State v. Wiatt; right to parent/NCO: State v. Deleon

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Issues Currently Pending at the WA Supreme Court (01.2020)

This list includes cases and issues pending at the WA Supreme Court (compiled on Jan 16, 2020).

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Case Law Updates December 18, 2019 – January 7, 2020

appeal/sanctions: State v. Graham; search and seizure/traffic stop: State v. Brown; privacy act/recorded statements, right to present a defense: State v. J.K.T.; overbreadth/First Amendment: State v. Dawley; search and seizure/cou...

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Case Law Updates December 4-17, 2019

expert testimony, right to present a defense, double jeopardy: State v. Arndt; sentencing: State v. Cate; preliminary appearance, preliminary appearance/priority of action rule: State v. Stevens County District Court Judge; felony...

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Case Law Updates November 20 – December 3, 2019

information/sufficiency: State v. Pry; appeal/DOSA/LFO: State v. Vandervort; self-defense/jury instruction: State v. Ackerman

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Case Law Updates November 6 – 19, 2019

alternative means crimes: State v. Barboza-Cortes; search and seizure/real-time cell-site location information (CSLI), double jeopardy: State v. Muhammad; improper opinion testimony: State v. Henson; self-defense/first aggressor, ...

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