Resources

Procedural Issues

Pretrial Release in Superior Court and Courts of Limited Jurisdiction

This advisory discusses CrR 3.2 and CrRLJ 3.2, arguments for pretrial release, possible conditions of pretrial release, and bail.

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Juvenile or Young Adult Specific Jury Instruction (08.2019)

This Practice Advisory discussed the law and strategy for seeking juvenile or young adult specific jury instructions. Thanks to Ryan McGowan, WDA Legal Extern.

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Severance of Defendants (6.2009)

This 2009 WDA Practice Advisory discusses the law relating to severing co-defendants for separate trials.

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CrR 8.3b Motions to Dismiss (2009)

This WDA Practice Advisory provides an overview of the caselaw interpreting motions to dismiss pursuant to CrR 8.3(b).

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Accommodation: Client Needs Accommodation GR 33

This WDA Practice Advisory discusses the procedure and includes links to the form for seeking an accommodation for a client to access the courts pursuant to GR 33.

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Interview of Witness Prior to Trial (10.2014)

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Right to Present a defense (8.2017)

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Constitutional Jury Deliberation – 09.07.18

This WDA Practice Advisory includes a Sample Jury Instruction and Sample Polling Question to ensure that all jurors are present when the jury deliberates.

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Disqualifying Prosecutors

This advisory discusses bases for moving to disqualify a prosecutor.

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Opposing Trial Taxes: Challenging the State’s Motion to Amend (8.2017)

This Practice Advisory discusses St. v. Lamb and other caselaw as well as potential strategies for defenders when challenging the State’s motion to amend up. State v. Lamb. Thanks to Daron Morris.

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