Abolished: How UW research convinced our state’s highest court to toss out the death penalty
Columns Magazine, March 2019.
Meet our Alumni: Lila Silverstein
University of Washington School of Law, December24, 2018.
Lakewood cop killer’s alleged getaway driver wins key appeal as retrial approaches
Tacoma News Tribune, December 13, 2018.
Court tosses conviction of man who tried to hide body of Robert Hood
Kitsap Sun, November 16, 2018.
Washington state ends ‘racially biased’ death penalty
Associated Press, October 11, 2018.
Parents Fight For Daughter After ‘Pervasive and Egregious’ Violations By Family Court Volunteers
The Appeal, October 2, 2018
Washington Leads the Way on Fair Jury Selection
Tacoma New Tribune, April 18, 2018.
WA Supreme Court Is First in Nation to Adopt Rule to Reduce Implicit Racial Bias in Jury Selection
News Release April 9, 2018.
Washington Supreme Court Could Decide Constitutionality Of Death Penalty
Austin Jenkins, NW News Network, April 9, 2018.
2 PowerPoint slides prompt court to overturn murder verdict
Everett Herald, January 9, 2018.
Of His Peers
Lawyers have been allowed to discriminate when choosing jurors. How Washington state is trying to change that. Inlander, November 30, 2017.
Appeals Court to Allow Withdrawal of Both Guilty Pleas in Vader Toddler’s Death
The Chronicle, July 20, 2017.
Murderer will return after winning part of appeal
Whidbey News Times, June 9, 2017.
Whatcom County manslaughter conviction overturned due to court’s error
Bellingham Herald, May 26, 2017.
Bellingham man freed from prison after courts overturn his conviction a 2nd time for 1990 murder
Bellingham Herald, March 10, 2017.
Bellingham man’s conviction in the 1990 murder of his wife overturned, again
Bellingham Herald, October 19, 2016.
Dozens of former judges ask Washington high court to ban execution
Associated Press, February 24, 2016.
Supreme Court ruling could spark more unintentional-discrimination cases
ABA Journal, December 2015
Justices: Defendant’s youth can be basis of lighter sentence
Seattle Times, August 13, 2015.
Court: First Amendment protects profanity against police
Seattle Times, June 25, 2015.
Police Cannot Arrest You For Watching and Criticizing Them from a Distance In Washington State
The Stranger, June 25, 2015.
State ruling affirms easier sealing of juvenile-court records
Seattle Times, June 12, 2015
Washington justices weigh warrantless searches of records
Seattle Times, February 24, 2015.
Lakewood cop killer’s getaway driver to get new trial, court rules
Seattle Times, January 16, 2015.
Washington justices to consider warrantless searches
Associated Press, December 9, 2014.
Washington Supreme Court Shifts Burden in Rape Cases
Seattle Times, October 30, 2014
Appeals court overturns conviction of man convicted in Edgewood Craigslist killing
Tacoma News Tribune, June 24, 2014
Gang-related murder conviction in Tacoma shooting overturned
Tacoma News Tribune, March 19, 2014
Report: Race factors when jurors impose execution
AP, February 22, 2014
State Supreme Court Blasts “Institutional Racism” In Jury Selection
KUOW’s The Conversation, August 1, 2013
State high court: Fake ID not enough for forgery charge
Yakima Herald-Republic, July 28, 2013
Dogs give comfort – and controversy – in court
Huffington Post, May 14, 2013
State Supreme Court imposes limits on vehicle searches
Seattle Times, April 6, 2012
State Supreme Court overturns Pierce County convictions
Tacoma News Tribune, April 5, 2012
Before state’s high court: role of race in identifying a face
Seattle Times, March 4, 2012
New trial ordered in manslaughter case against Marysville man who fatally shot six-year-old daughter
Everett Herald, September 23, 2011
Seattle murder conviction tossed out over ‘racist’ comments
Seattle Times, June 9, 2011
Wash. high court reverses murder conviction
Seattle Times, June 9, 2011