Washington Law Review

Articles from Vol. 84, No. 1, February

The Legacy of Norm Maleng
At the 1940 Annual Conference of United States Attorneys, Attorney General Robert H. Jackson defined the qualities of a good prosecutor:A sensitiveness to fair play and sportsmanship is perhaps the best protection against the abuse of power, and the...
The Legality of Washington Shoreline Development Moratoria in the Wake of Biggers V. City of Bainbridge Island
Abstract: The Washington State Supreme Court struck down the temporary shoreline development moratorium at issue in Biggers v. City of Bainbridge Island, 162 Wash. 2d 683, 169 P.3d 14 (2007); yet the court fragmented on the broader question of whether...
The Prosecutor as Minister of Justice: Preaching to the Unconverted from the Post-Conviction Pulpit
Abstract: This Article explores how the "minister of justice" theory of the American prosecutor has translated into practice in the post-conviction arena. Specifically, this vague theory, when coupled with a dearth of ethical rules and judicial guidance,...
Thoughts on the Ethical Culture of a Prosecutor's Office
INTRODUCTIONI am truly honored to be asked to speak at this event, particularly an event held in honor of Norm Maleng. I want to talk about maintaining an ethical culture in a prosecutor's office and give you a perspective on the things that have struck...
York V. Wahkiakum School District and the Future of School Searches under the Washington State Constitution
Abstract: In March 2008, the Supreme Court of Washington decided York v. Wahkiakum School District,1 a case involving mandatory, suspicionless drug testing of student athletes. The court struck down the testing regime, but, unable to agree on the grounds...
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