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KCBA Files Comment Letter on Proposed Superior Court Rule Requiring Case Schedule Distribution -- 4/30/17

KCBA Asks Supreme Court to Delay New Jury Selection Rule -- 4/30/17

KCBA Opposes Sales Taxes on Users of Legal Services -- 12/21/16

Administrative Law Judge Survey -- open until 11/14/16.

KCBA Letter Calls for U.S. Senate Consideration of Garland Nomination -- 6/15/16

KCBA Adopts Guiding Principles and Reform Proposals for Referendum and Initiatives -- 6/15/16

KCBA Judiciary & Litigation Committee Comment Letter on Superior Court Proposed Local Rules -- 4/29/16

KCBA Judiciary & Litigation Committee Comment Letter on Escalating Costs of Civil Litigation (Part Three) -- 3/30/16

Resolution to Create Task Force on Juvenile Justice Reform -- 3/16/16

King County Superior Court Proposes Local Rules Changes -- 3/1/16

KCBA Judiciary & Litigation Committee Comment Letter on Escalating Costs of Civil Litigation (Part Two) -- 2/24/16

KCBA Resolution in Suport of Legal Financial Obligation Reforms -- 2/17/16

KCBA Judiciary & Litigation Committee Comment Letter on Escalating Costs of Civil Litigation (Part One) -- 1/13/16

KCBA Resolution in Support of Tenant Protections and Legal Services -- 11/18/15

KCBA Referendum & Ballot Initiative Project Report, November 2015

KCBA Comment to Superior Court re Local Rules Proposal -- 4/30/15

KCBA Comment to WSBA Task Force on Escalating Cost of Civil Litigation -- 4/24/15

Resolution in Support of Increased Information about the Fiscal Impact of Initiatives -- 2/18/15

KCBA Asks WA Supreme Court to Establish Data Hub for Court Records -- 1/23/15

Support for Citizen Initiative Review -- 4/16/2014

2014 Superior Court Local Rules Changes - Executive Summary -- 3/14/14

KCBA Gun Safety Resources

KCBA Public Defense Restructuring Resources

KCBA Material on Proposed Initiative 502

KCBA Comment on Creation of County Public Defense Task Force --6/5/13

KCBA Asks Legislators to Adequately Fund Judicial Branch --5/23/13

Superior Court Local Rules Changes Proposed

KCBA Board Approves Resolution Calling for Abolition of the Death Penalty -- 1/16/13

November Public Policy Forum Panels on the Death Penalty Now Available as Podcasts

Governor's Office Considering Applicants for Appointment to Superior Court

Defender Agencies Statement on Service Delivery 11-29-12

Washington Supreme Court Candidate Forum Video

Proposition 1: Children & Family Justice Center -- 2012 Campaign Resources

County Council Appoints Johanna Bender to King County District Court

King County District Court Judge Vacancy Notice

Governor Appoints Smith to King County Superior Court

KCBA Resolution in Opposition to Juvenile Life Without Parole

KCBA Resolution Opposing Law School Admissions Council Reporting of Disability Accomodations

WA Supreme Court Discusses Budget Cuts

Seattle Municipal Court Plans Theft Awareness Class

Seattle Municipal Court to Launch Veterans Court

Final Local Rules for Superior Court - Effective 9/1/11

King County Council Asked to Support Pre-Trial Release Alternatives

Superior Court E-Filing Improvements Announced

Governor Appoints Patrick Oishi King County Superior Court Judge

King County Law Library Announces Name Change, Appoints Director

Summary of March 2011 Local Rules Proposal

Superior Court Proposes Local Rules Changes

Superior Court Proposes Dependency Action Changes

KCBA Support for Medical Use of Marijuana, SB 5073

Superior Court Emergency Rule on Family Law Orientation

Superior Court Clerk Fee Changes Effective January 1

New Hours & Disbursement Procedures Coming for Superior Court Clerk's Office

King County District Court Records Now Online

2010 KCBA Annual Bench-Bar Conference

National Center for State Courts Study Released on Seattle Municipal Court Criminal Case Processing

KCBA Finds Charles' Statements Violate Judicial Campaign Conduct Rules

Judicial Candidate Forums Video Review

King County District Court Adds New Fees

Early Mediation Pilot Program Begins September 1

Governor Appoints Beth Andrus to King County Superior Court (7/8/10)

Superior Court Response to County Budget Office re FY2011 Possible Cuts (6/4/10)

Clerk's Office Response to County Budget Office re FY2011 Possible Cuts (6/4/10)

Action Alert: Urge County Council to Let Voters Choose

KCBA Supports Adoption of Judicial Recusal Rule

Seattle Municipal Court Raises Concerns to Reduction

Seattle to Reduce Municipal Court

KCBA Files Comment on Local Rules Changes

County to Elect 2 New District Court Judges

Possible Cuts to Superior Court in 2011

KCBA Member Survey Results on Law Library Usage

Superior Court Policy on Immigration Status and Arrests at King County Courthouse -- 2008

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