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Public Records Fees

New fees for public records, http://www.theolympian.com/news/politics-government/article145130724.html.  

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The New President

Just a few days into his four-year term as President of the United States, Donald Trump is causing me great concern.  He is showing himself to be nothing but a sophisticated huckster who has captured the imaginations of millions of … Continue reading

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Hon. Miles Lord

Judge Miles Lord, United States District Court Minnesota, has passed.  He was 97.  He and his family lived in Edina, Minnesota circa 1967-70. He was a remarkable and fine man.  Mpls Star & Tribune.

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Contingent Fees and Sure Winners

Years ago when I was practicing in Seattle I expressed objection to many of the lawyers I knew in the firm I was with for a time about the practice of probate lawyers charging a percentage against the gross value … Continue reading

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Alone in New York City or Elsewhere with Minor Variations

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/18/nyregion/dying-alone-in-new-york-city.html.    

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Judge Posner and the People — The internet.

The current issue of the American Bar Association Journal has a story about Judge Richard Poster and some of his fellow judges on the 7th Circuit Court. The issue is internet research by a judge on the case.  Here’s one quote … Continue reading

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McCleary – Washington K-12 Funding Case, Amicus Brief of Stephen K. Eugster

Today I filed a Motion to be allowed to file another Amicus brief in McCleary.  The brief  can be found here.   2015_08_03_third_amicus August 14, 2015 — Update, my brief, filed on August 3, was rejected by the court on August … Continue reading

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School Funding: The Washington Legislature and State Supreme Court

The legislature has not come up with a budget and the special session ends on April 26, 2015.  The governor said today he will call the legislators back for a continued special session.  Spokesman Review, Jim Camden. Most interesting to … Continue reading

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Diocese of Spokane: We’ll never know the terms of the settlement.

The case has settled. The case is made up of two parts.  Both parts have been settled. We will never learn the terms of the settlement, at least insofar as the court is concerned.  The only thing to be publicly … Continue reading

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California Attorney Discipline System: Executive Director Whistleblower Files Case Against Bar

The complaint filed .

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