SYNOPSIS: Do the Washington Industrial Safety and Health Act (WISHA) and Washington’s drunk driving laws adequately promote the state’s public policies so as to preclude an action by a terminated employee for wrongful discharge in violation of public policy?
Case No. 2 - 81809-6
Lummi Indian Nation; et al.
State of Washington, et al.
Washington Water Utilities Council, et al.
Harry Johnsen, III/John Arum/Brian Gruber/Karen Allston/
Kevin Lyon/Melody Allen/Mason Morisset/Kimberly Ordon/
A. Reid Allison, III/Kristen Boyles/Shaun Goho & Janette Brimmer
Alan Reichman/Stephen North & Mark Calkins
Adam Gravley/Tadas Kisielius/Michael Ruark/Philip McDonald/
Joseph Rehberger & Mary McCrea
SYNOPSIS: The legislature amended the Municipal Water Act to define municipal water suppliers (who are treated differently than most water rights holders) to include non-municipally owned suppliers, and to make that definition retroactive. Were these amendments constitutional?
Case No. 3 – 82326-0
Robert “Ford” Huntington, et ux
Emmelyn Hart-Biberfeld/Katharine Mathews
Bradley Andersen/Phillip Haberthur
SYNOPSIS: Under what circumstances can a court compel a landowner to convey property to his neighbors where those neighbors built their home on his property?
Case No. 4 – 82600-5
State of Washington,
Mark Joseph Afana,
Hon. Steven Tucker
Andrew Metts, III
SYNOPSIS: Did a deputy seize a passenger in a parked car by requesting identification? Did the search of Petitioner’s car incident to his passenger’s arrest violate article I, section 7 of the state constitution? Does Washington recognize a “good faith” exception to the exclusionary rule?
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