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Environmental activist's conviction overturned; He claims it was a 'necessity' to shut down oil pipeline

By Rich Peters | Apr 12, 2019

SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) – The state of Washington Court of Appeals this week overturned the conviction of activist Ken Ward, citing the denial of his Sixth Amendment right to present the “necessity defense” to a jury of his peers.

Feds allege Washington workers' comp law violations constitution

By Bree Gonzales | Dec 24, 2018

YAKIMA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) – The federal government is seeking to enjoin the implementation and declare invalid a Washington state workers' compensation law regarding the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in the state.

Washington State alleges Facebook failed to maintain records related to political advertising on the site

By Bree Gonzales | Jul 27, 2018

SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) – Washington State alleges that social media company Facebook has failed to maintain for public inspection documents related to political advertising.

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