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Category: Washington Supreme Court
March 4, 2013 at 4:00 PM

State Supreme Court strikes down two-thirds law on taxing

Seattle voters pay for service demands The March 1 editorial on the state Supreme Court decision left the impression that Seattle voters are uniquely pointy-headed tax-lovers [“Two-thirds law dumped, but sentiment remains,” Opinion]. Do you miss the obvious — that Seattle voters are simply willing to pay for the services we demand? Perhaps voters in other…


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May 31, 2009 at 6:00 AM

Sonia Sotomayor

Wait for more information before endorsing I am astounded at the speed of endorsement that The Times editorial staff laid upon the Supreme Court nominee, Sonia Sotomayor [“A persuasive choice,” Opinion, editorial, May 29]. Perhaps she is fully qualified, but the research into her background has barely begun and hearings are weeks off. There is no way,…


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March 26, 2009 at 1:59 PM

Supreme Court Justice Richard Sanders

Editorial was off base As a lawyer who handles both public-records cases and those involving judicial ethics, I thought the recent editorial criticizing [Washington State Supreme Court] Justice Richard Sanders was totally off base because it is premised on an inaccurate understanding of judicial ethical standards, what the opinion written by Justice Sanders does, and it…


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