Washington

October 4, 2012

Washington Supreme Court Considers Supermajority Tax Issue

An appeal of a lower court decision that held unconstitutional a state law requiring a two-thirds majority vote for the legislature to raise taxes was argued […]
July 25, 2012

Washington Supreme Court Issues Order on Retention of Jurisdiction

After holding earlier this year that the State of Washington had not provided “ample” funding for the basic education to which all students are entitled under […]
March 26, 2012

State Asks Washington Supreme Court to Retain Jurisdiction in Adequacy Case

Earlier this year, the Supreme Court of Washington ruled that the state was in violation of Art. IX, § 1 of the state constitution because it […]
January 18, 2012

Washington Supreme Court Holds that State Is Not Adequately Funding Public Education

In a virtually unanimous ruling[1], the Washington Supreme Court began the new year by strongly affirming the trial court’s holding that the state was in violation […]