April 2018 Bar Bulletin
By Chief Justice Mary Fairhurst
Editor’s Note: The State of the Judiciary report, released March 1, is delivered by the chief justice each year to the other branches of government and Washington residents to provide an account of the work of the courts and the primary issues facing the judicial branch. Here, we present the chief justice’s remarks, which preface the report. The full 28-page report is available at: http://www.courts.wa.gov/newsinfo/content/StateoftheJudiciary2018.cfm
Greetings Governor Inslee, members of the State Legislature, judicial officers, elected officials and residents of Washington and thank you for reading this 2018 report on the status and the work of Washington’s judicial branch. It is a tradition...