Eileen Farley, director of the Northwest Defenders Division of the King County Department of Public Defense, has been selected to oversee indigent public defense for the cities of Mount Vernon and Burlington, according to the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington. The position of public defense supervisor was established by U.S. District Court Judge Robert Lasnik in December…More
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The Associated Press EVERETT – The American Civil Liberties Union has sent a letter to the Everett School District asking for a public apology for a student because a supervisor pressured her to open her Facebook page while investigating a complaint of cyber-bullying that involved other students. The Everett Herald reports the letter was sent to Superintendent…More
Frustrated by the pace of negotiations between Seattle police and the U.S. Department of Justice, nearly three dozen community groups announced this morning they will no longer cooperate with the Police Department’s “”20/20″ plan of proposed police improvements. The 34 groups, led by the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington and El Centro de la Raza, said…More