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May 2, 2014 at 5:16 PM

Case against Seattle attorney accused of rape moves forward

The case against Danford Grant, a Seattle attorney charged with four counts of first-degree rape, will proceed under King County Superior Court Judge William Downing. The change was announced at a hearing today by Judge Mary Yu, who had been presiding over the case before she was appointed this week to the state Supreme Court by…


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May 1, 2014 at 12:18 PM

Mary Yu appointed to state Supreme Court

RACHEL LA CORTE Associated Press OLYMPIA  — King County Superior Court Judge Mary Yu has been appointed to the Washington state Supreme Court, becoming the first gay justice, as well as the first Asian-American, to serve on the state’s high court. Yu was appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday. She replaces Justice James Johnson, who announced his…


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December 9, 2012 at 7:50 AM

Ceremonies in Seattle, Olympia kick off day of same-sex weddings

Two  Seattle couples were among the first to wed moments after midnight this morning under Washington state’s new same-sex marriage law. The ceremonies, the first of a day that’s expected to include hundreds, had little in common besides their timing: Sarah and Emily Cofer married in front of a few friends in a King County courtroom, while Monica…


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