Washington Governor Pardoning Thousands with Weed Convictions

Washington Governor Pardoning Thousands with Weed Convictions

Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced he will pardon thousands of state residents with misdemeanor marijuana convictions. He recently instituted the Marijuana Justice Initiative (“MJI”), which will expedite the clearances of approximately 3,500 people convicted of...
New Year Brings New Superior Court Judge in Contra Costa County

New Year Brings New Superior Court Judge in Contra Costa County

Although Judge Linda Lye, 45, was officially appointed a Contra Costa superior court judge in late November by Governor Jerry Brown, an appointment during the holiday season is close enough to the New Year to count. Lye was named as a replacement for the notorious...