Washington

Media & Communications Law

Police put brakes on body-camera plan, citing records request; earlier dashcam suits were costly

Labor & Employment

Cleaning worker who got new job with $3-an-hour pay raise faces possible suit over noncompete pact

Criminal Justice

FBI director: Agent’s fake claim to be AP reporter ‘appropriate’; news agency outraged

Evidence

Man gets 2nd settlement in same civil rights case after new document comes to light

Criminal Justice

Washington Supreme Court rules that defendants accused of rape do not have burden of proving consent

Internet Law

FBI faked Associated Press news story to identify teen suspect in high school bomb-threats case

Judiciary

Disbarred lawyer is on state supreme court ballot, along with his ‘Zamboni’ nickname

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge axes Fox Rothschild in hacking case because firm represented a claimed victim company

Constitutional Law

Is state supreme court ‘out of control’ for holding legislature in contempt?

Careers

Prosecutor whose bikini photo was reportedly found in inmate’s cell resigns $83K-a-year job

Criminal Justice

Owner of bikini coffee stands pleads guilty to promoting prostitution, money laundering

White-Collar Crime

Ex-lawyer gets 2 years for his role in stealing much of disabled client’s $500K settlement

Bar Exam

Law grads sue over ‘Barmageddon,’ seek refund of software fee and punitive damages

Real Estate & Property Law

Record mudslide that killed 43 exacerbated by rain, logging and lack of monitoring, says report

Real estate and property law

Thrift store donation of 3 human skulls puts spotlight on state law concerning skeletons in closets

Internet Law

FTC sues Amazon, says it let kids make in-app purchases that ran up big bills for parents

Criminal Justice

In first case of its kind, feds use RICO statute to pursue claimed Internet credit-theft ring

Constitutional Law

Civil rights groups sue feds to get lawyers for juveniles in deportation hearings

Criminal Justice

Seattle city attorney is among the first in line at Cannabis City

Criminal Justice

Canines lend a paw to neighborhood watch programs throughout the country