Advertisement
YOU ARE HERE: LAT HomeCollectionsJudges Washington State
IN THE NEWS

Judges Washington State

FEATURED ARTICLES
NEWS
June 10, 2000 | BARRY SIEGEL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Doug Schafer could not believe what he was hearing. It sounded absurd to him. It made no sense. You can't do this, Doug. Don't do this. You'll lose your license. You'll lose your livelihood. He was sitting in a Tacoma law office. Before him was a former law partner, Philip Sloan, and a former client, Bill Hamilton. Sloan was speaking. If you disclose anything derived from your talks with Hamilton, there will be trouble.
ARTICLES BY DATE
NATIONAL
May 28, 2005 | From Associated Press
A judge refused Friday to throw out a Republican challenge to the election of Democratic Gov. Christine Gregoire, saying voters deserved a full accounting of how the balloting was conducted. Democrats had asked for a dismissal after Republicans rested their case after four days of testimony aimed at proving that errors, illegal votes and fraud combined to deprive GOP candidate Dino Rossi of victory last fall. Republicans are asking Superior Court Judge John E.
Advertisement
NEWS
May 28, 1999
Barbara Durham, a conservative Washington Supreme Court justice, disclosed Thursday that she is withdrawing her candidacy for a seat on the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, which has jurisdiction over nine Western states, including California. Durham sent a letter to the White House and to the Washington Supreme Court, citing the fact that her husband had recently been diagnosed with serious heart problems, according to a spokeswoman for Sen. Slade Gorton (R-Wash.).
NEWS
June 10, 2000 | BARRY SIEGEL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Doug Schafer could not believe what he was hearing. It sounded absurd to him. It made no sense. You can't do this, Doug. Don't do this. You'll lose your license. You'll lose your livelihood. He was sitting in a Tacoma law office. Before him was a former law partner, Philip Sloan, and a former client, Bill Hamilton. Sloan was speaking. If you disclose anything derived from your talks with Hamilton, there will be trouble.
NEWS
October 3, 1990 | JOHN BALZAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Maybe it was the woman down the street with that snarly dog, Rufus. Or perhaps it was that television anchorman in Tacoma, maybe it was his doing. Or maybe it was everyone's good friend Charlie. Surely, something can explain one of America's more dumbfounding electoral upsets.
NATIONAL
May 28, 2005 | From Associated Press
A judge refused Friday to throw out a Republican challenge to the election of Democratic Gov. Christine Gregoire, saying voters deserved a full accounting of how the balloting was conducted. Democrats had asked for a dismissal after Republicans rested their case after four days of testimony aimed at proving that errors, illegal votes and fraud combined to deprive GOP candidate Dino Rossi of victory last fall. Republicans are asking Superior Court Judge John E.
NATIONAL
August 22, 2012 | By Kim Murphy
SEATTLE -- A Washington state man is scheduled to appear Wednesday in federal court here after being taken into custody for allegedly threatening President Obama via an email to the FBI, authorities said. The man, identified as Anton Caluori, 31, was arrested following a brief struggle after the U.S. Secret Service and police from the city of Federal Way, south of Seattle, confronted him at his apartment door Tuesday afternoon. He answered the door carrying a shotgun, according to police.
NATIONAL
August 22, 2012 | By Rene Lynch
Prince Harry has a reputation as the playboy prince. Now there are photos to prove it -- straight from Las Vegas. Celebrity gossip website TMZ posted photos online of Britain's most eligible bachelor naked and cavorting with at least one nude woman in what reportedly is a Las Vegas VIP suite. In one photo, the prince uses his hands to cover his privates while a naked woman wraps her arms around his middle. In a second photo, he appears to be playfully wrestling with a woman near a pool table, and is bent over her. (TMZ placed a red star over Harry's exposed behind.)
NATIONAL
August 22, 2012 | By Tina Susman
Work on New York City's oft-delayed Second Avenue subway line -- which was conceived decades ago to help commuters living on Manhattan's eastern edge -- was on hold Wednesday as investigators tried to determine why a construction blast went awry and sent debris and smoke raining over the neighborhood. Nobody was injured in the blast Tuesday afternoon, but area residents described feeling as if they were under attack as buildings shook and a giant smoke cloud rose from the ground.
NATIONAL
August 22, 2012 | By Molly Hennessy-Fiske
HOUSTON -- Ft. Hood shooting suspect Maj. Nidal Hasan should be forcibly shaved of his beard before his trial begins to avoid a “distracting and disruptive sideshow” that is “flagrantly disrespecting the Army, ” military prosecutors said Wednesday. Military prosecutors, in a response to a court of appeals ruling staying Hasan's court martial, argue that Hasan's refusal to follow orders to shave is not a question of religious freedom, but of decorum and authority.
NEWS
May 28, 1999
Barbara Durham, a conservative Washington Supreme Court justice, disclosed Thursday that she is withdrawing her candidacy for a seat on the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, which has jurisdiction over nine Western states, including California. Durham sent a letter to the White House and to the Washington Supreme Court, citing the fact that her husband had recently been diagnosed with serious heart problems, according to a spokeswoman for Sen. Slade Gorton (R-Wash.).
NEWS
October 3, 1990 | JOHN BALZAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Maybe it was the woman down the street with that snarly dog, Rufus. Or perhaps it was that television anchorman in Tacoma, maybe it was his doing. Or maybe it was everyone's good friend Charlie. Surely, something can explain one of America's more dumbfounding electoral upsets.
Los Angeles Times Articles
|