Gov. Jay Inslee appointed Susan Amini to King County Superior Court, position 20, on May 2.
By Associated Press Staff SEATTLE (AP) — A 28-year-old man charged in the 2011 hit-and-run death of a Seattle bicyclist has pleaded guilty. Erlin Garcia-Reyes of suburban Normandy Park entered his plea Tuesday in King County Superior Court to a charge of felony hit-and-run in the death of Michael Wang.
By Gene Johnson The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — In her campaign for an open seat on the King County Superior Court, Seattle lawyer Elizabeth Berns has been endorsed by several judges — including two retired state Supreme Court justices.
By Travis Quezon Northwest Asian Weekly A period of 41 years had passed before a U.S. District Court Judge in California overturned the conviction of Fred Korematsu, an Oakland shipyard foreman of Japanese ancestry who dared to challenge the constitutionality of Executive Order 9066. The 1942 order authorized the removal of more than 120,000 people […]
By Sharon Sakamoto For Northwest Asian Weekly For some time now, our state’s highest court has lacked a justice who can represent the many, many communities of color throughout Washington. As noted in several recent articles and in ongoing community conversations, Gov. Chris Gregoire has a record short on the appointment of qualified persons of […]
The Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) presented Judge Mary I. Yu, of King County Superior Court, with the 2011 Outstanding Judge of the Year Award, along with Judge Steven C. González at an awards dinner at the Hyatt at Olive 8. Yu was appointed to the bench in 2000 by then-governor Gary Locke. Prior to […]
By Assunta Ng “Are you a relative of [murder suspect] Dr. Louis Chen?” a reporter asked me at the King County Superior Court as soon as I sat down.
Oishi previously served as Pierce County Superior Court commissioner. He presided over a variety of proceedings in adult felony criminal cases.
Ahmed Mohamed and Jonathan Baquiring have each been charged with first-degree robbery and malicious harassment, the state’s hate crime statute.
More than a month after a hit-and-run incident that killed 30-year-old Jerome Dumlao, officers are still investigating and a family is still in mourning.