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State Supreme Court to hear arguments in three cases in Ellensburg; visit with Central Washington University students this weekOctober 11, 2006
The Washington Supreme Court will hear oral arguments outside of the
In the Student Union Building, Room 215, commencing at , Chief Justice Gerry Alexander and Justices Charles W. Johnson, Barbara A. Madsen, Richard B. Sanders,
· No. 77700-4, State (respondent) v. Evans (petitioner): Whether a defendant who disclaimed ownership of a briefcase but not the truck it was found in could challenge the seizure and search of the briefcase.
· No. 77985-6, Nelson (respondent) v. Appleway Chevrolet, Inc. (petitioner): Whether a business’s practice of itemizing and collecting business and occupation taxes directly from purchasers and customers is lawful under RCW 82.04.500.
· No. 77281-9, State (respondent) v. Watt (petitioner): Whether the defendant was harmed by the erroneous admission at her criminal trial of her non-testifying spouse’s statement to police and guilty plea statement.
Immediately following arguments in the first two cases, the justices will answer questions from the audience, then recess to conference on the cases until Justices will then have lunch with faculty and members of the student body, and reconvene at to hear the last case of the day. The court will entertain questions from the audience following argument in that case.
A day prior to the oral arguments on October 18th, justices will visit
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