Supreme Court Calendar

9:00 A.M.

Olympia

May 24, 2011

Case No. 1 – 84921-8

COUNSEL

MUKILTEO CITIZENS FOR SIMPLE GOVERNMENT
          v.
CITY OF MUKILTEO, et al.

NICHOLAS SHERWOOD

Vanessa Soriano Power/Leonard Feldman &
Gloria Hong
Angela Summerfield Belbeck/Gordon Sivley

Richard Stephens

SYNOPSIS: A proposition to enact an initiative that would repeal the use of “redlight cameras” in the City of Mukilteo was placed on the November 2010 ballot, after a motion for declaratory and injunctive relief from the Mukilteo Citizens for Simple Government was denied. Should this court affirm or reverse?

Case No. 2 – 84695-2

COUNSEL

IVAN G. POPCHOI, et ux
          v.
CSABA KISS

John Hathaway

Matthew Davis

SYNOPSIS: Under a statutory warranty deed, does a grantee satisfy the duty to defend against another’s claim to title by settling the claim and paying damages to the grantee? Does a grantee waive the warranties of a statutory warranty deed by failing to disclose an encroachment to the grantor?


1:30 P.M.

Case No. 3 – 84907-2

COUNSEL

CITY OF BOTHELL
          v.
JAMES K. BARNHART

Joseph Beck/Paul Byrne, II

Mark Stephens

SYNOPSIS: Do municipal courts in multi-county cities violate a defendant’s constitutional rights by impaneling jurors from portions of the city that are outside of the county where the crime was alleged to have been committed?

Case No. 4 – 84998-6

COUNSEL

ANGELA ERDMAN
          v.
CHAPEL HILL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH; et al.

Robin Phillips/Sean Small

William Coats/Daniel Montopoli

SYNOPSIS: A church fired an employee. She sued. May a court consider her claims without offending principles of religious freedom?

These summaries are not formulated by the Court and are provided only for the convenience of the public.

 
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