State Supreme Court http://kplu.org en Could Hispanic name be a factor in outcome of state Supreme Court race? http://kplu.org/post/could-hispanic-name-be-factor-outcome-state-supreme-court-race As candidates go, Washington Supreme Court Justice Steve Gonzalez seems to have everything going for him. But his supporters worry his name may hurt him. Wed, 01 Aug 2012 20:22:59 +0000 Paula Wissel 5838 at http://kplu.org Washington Supreme Court limits police searches http://kplu.org/post/washington-supreme-court-limits-police-searches <p>OLYMPIA, Wash. &mdash; A Washington Supreme Court ruling says police in the state need a warrant to search a car for evidence after someone has been taken into custody.</p><p> Fri, 06 Apr 2012 15:09:59 +0000 The Associated Press 4678 at http://kplu.org Wiggins sworn in as newest justice http://kplu.org/post/wiggins-sworn-newest-justice <p>The state's newest Supreme Court justice was sworn in Friday afternoon. Charlie Wiggins defeated incumbent Justice Richard Sanders by just 13,000 votes in November's election.&nbsp;</p><p>The Bainbridge Island attorney challenged Sanders, who had served three terms, and who was sometimes the center of controversy.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://m.spokesman.com/stories/2011/jan/07/wiggins-joins-state-high-court/">Gene Johnson of the Associated Press</a> covered today's swearing in, and the Wiggins-Sanders race last fall:</p> Fri, 07 Jan 2011 20:29:04 +0000 KPLU News Staff 496 at http://kplu.org Wiggins sworn in as newest justice State Supreme Court upholds special education formula http://kplu.org/post/state-supreme-court-upholds-special-education-formula <p>The State Supreme Court today upheld the constitutionality of the state’s formula for calculating how much money school districts get for special education classes.</p><p> Fri, 10 Dec 2010 16:36:39 +0000 John Vlahovich 336 at http://kplu.org State Supreme Court upholds special education formula