The Kitsap Sun
Taking the time to weigh state’s justice candidates

As the election looms I have become acutely aware of the need for judicial diversity.  Before the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, I was unaware that all nine U.S. Supreme Court Justices were educated at either Harvard or Yale. In my opinion, more diversity — in ethnicity, gender, race, religion sexual orientation, and even law school background — is always better than less. … Read More

The Seattle Times
The Times recommends: Raquel Montoya-Lewis for Supreme Court, Position 3

Voters are fortunate to have a choice between two fine candidates for Washington Supreme Court Position 3. Both are respected, qualified jurists, with rich civic resumes and community contributions. But the appointed incumbent, Raquel Montoya-Lewis, has the edge for her experiences in a county superior court and tribal court systems. … Read More

Indian Country Today
Courting an Indigenous world view

A pair of tribal citizens is blazing trails this November in races for top state courts. The first Native American to serve on Washington’s state Supreme Court is hoping to maintain the seat she was appointed to late last year, while Michigan’s election appears to feature the first Indigenous person ever nominated to run for the state’s high court. … Read More

The Kitsap Sun
State Supreme Court candidates pitch to Kitsap lawyers

The sharpest disagreement Friday during a Kitsap Bar Association forum between two judges running for the state Supreme Court came during a question about jury selection and how trial attorneys have removed potential jurors based on race.

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