washington state supreme court

Supreme Court Jails Not Liable for Crimes After Release
SEATTLE (AP) — County jails are not liable for crimes committed by inmates after they are out of custody, according to a split ruling by the Washington state Supreme Court.
Thursday's 5-4 ruling came in the case of Isaac Zamora. He was held in the Skagit County Jail in 2008 and released a …
Ballot Measure Filed to Make All State Tax Hikes to Expire
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Initiative promoter Tim Eyman has filed a ballot measure to make all Washington state tax hikes expire after a year.
The one-year limit would go away if state lawmakers pass a constitutional amendment to require a legislative supermajority to raise taxes and eliminate tax …