Mentally ill wait in jails for treatment despite ruling

Anita Khandelwal of the Public Defender Association, along with Chris Carney and lawyers from Disability Rights Washington and the ACLU are litigating this important case. They got a great ruling on summary judgment, and now the question: how long will it take the state to fix this tragic situation? The Inlander: Waiting for Rights The […]

Pirates, Prostitutes, and Communists

A specter is haunting Vietnamese-Americans, the specter of communism. Around New Years, a jury found that alleging links to the Communist government of Vietnam is enough to award $4.5 million to a Vietnamese-language newspaper that was accused by another newspaper of having ties to the Vietnamese government. According to the plaintiff’s lawyer, “The easiest way to […]