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May 22, 2014
Supreme Court overturns Court of Appeals opinion regarding reasonable accommodation of employee’s religious beliefs
Today, the Washington Supreme Court held that the Washington Law Against Discrimination (WLAD) requires employers to make reasonable accommodations for their employee’s religious practices.
May 14, 2014
Attorney General voices support for Governor’s right to deny parole for violent shooter
Attorney General Bob Ferguson today stood behind Governor Jay Inslee’s decision to cancel parole for Jerry Lain who shot Richland police officer Mike Fitzpatrick in 1982 while in Washington on parole from Iowa.
November 7, 2013
Washington Supreme Court issues 9-0 ruling in parole review case
The Washington State Supreme Court today
upheld the governor’s authority to cancel parole
for dangerous criminals in Washington — even if the state’s parole board recommends otherwise.
September 12, 2013
Washington Supreme Court: Green light for light rail on I-90 bridge
In a 7-2 ruling today, the Washington State Supreme Court today sided with the state Department of Transportation in a dispute over whether or not the state’s Constitution and the department’s statute allowed highway lanes on the Interstate 90 floating bridge to be leased to Sound Transit to expand its light rail system.
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