A recent decision from the Washington Court of Appeals once again highlights the importance of trial courts’ following proper procedures before they impose non-mandatory legal
A recent case involving an alcohol-fueled quarrel that devolved into a knife attack, while yielding an outcome unfavorable to the woman accused of assault, offers
A man facing numerous charges stemming from a physical altercation with his girlfriend was able to prune one but not two convictions off his record
A trial court’s decision to sentence an offender, who was only 16 at the time of his crimes, to more than 92 years in prison
Contrary to what the Court of Appeals decided, an accused person’s right to a public trial does include the process of exercising peremptory challenges.
When you are attempting to overturn a conviction in a criminal case, based upon an error by the trial judge in admitting evidence, there are