May 26, 2009
Case No. 1 - 81253-5
CITY OF OAK HARBOR
James Kytle/Mary Ruth Mann
Robert Christie/Jason Rosen
SYNOPSIS: Can a city assert the defenses of contributory negligence and assumption of risk in a wrongful death action arising from the suicide of a jail inmate?
Case No. 2 - 81257-8
DON L. FITZPATRICK
John Groen/Samuel Rodabough
SYNOPSIS: Can a property owner whose log cabin was swept away by the Methow River recover damages from an upstream dike owner?
Case No. 3 - 81164-4
STATE OF WASHINGTON
KENNETH LEE KYLLO
SYNOPSIS: Was the defendant provided ineffective assistance of counsel in connection with his claim of self-defense?
Case No. 4 - 77973-2
In re the Personal Restraint Petition of
COREY BEITO, JR.
Ann Marie Summers/James Whisman
SYNOPSIS: Is it error for the trial court to impose an exceptional sentence based on unstipulated facts or those not proven to a jury beyond a reasonable doubt?
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