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Supreme Court documents

Washington State Supreme Court Order, November 15, 2017

Washington State Supreme Court Order No. 84362-7, October 6, 2016

State of Washington’s Reply Brief and Answer to Amici Curiae Responding to Order Dated July 14, 2016, September 2, 2016

Plaintiff/Respondents’ Consolidated Answer to the Three August 29, 2016 Amicus Briefs, September 2, 2016

Plaintiff/Respondents’ Answer to the State’s August 22, 2016 Filing, August 29, 2016

Superintendent of Public Instruction’s Amicus Curiae Brief in Response to the Court’s Order Dated July 14, 2016, August 29, 2016

Brief of Amicus Curiae, Washington’s Paramount Duty, August 29, 2016

Amicus Curiae Memorandum of The Arc of Washington State, et al.,
in Response to State of Washington’s Brief,
August 29, 2016

State of Washington’s Brief Responding to Order Dated July 14, 2016, August 22, 2016

Supreme Court Order No. 84362-7, July 14, 2016

Plaintiffs’ Consolidated Response to Amicus, June 17, 2016

State of Washington’s Reply Brief and Answer to Amicus Briefs, June 17, 2016

Brief of Amicus Curiae, Washington’s Paramount Duty, June 8, 2016

Amici Curiae Brief of Columbia Legal Services, et al., June 7, 2016

Amicus Curiae Memorandum of the Arc of Washington State, et al., June 7, 2016

Superintendent of Public Instruction’s Amicus Brief Addressing 2016 Legislature’s Compliance with McCleary, June 7, 2016

Plaintiff/Respondents’ 2016 Post-Budget Filing, June 7, 2016

State of Washington Memo Transmitting the Legislature’s 2016 Post-Budget Report, May 18, 2016

2016 Report by the Joint Select Committee on Article IX Litigation, May 18, 2016

Supreme Court Order No. 84362-7, January 11, 2016

Ruling in McCleary v. State ($100,000 a day fines) August 13, 2015

Ruling in McCleary v. State (contempt of court) September 11, 2014

Ruling in McCleary v. State, June 12, 2014

Ruling in McCleary v. State, January 9, 2013

Ruling in McCleary v. State, December 12, 2012

Ruling in McCleary v. State, January 5, 2012
• NEWS summary of the ruling

Order re: retention of jurisdiction, July 18, 2012
NEWS summary of the order

Legislative Annual Reports: Read the Legislature’s annual reports to the Supreme Court and NEWS’ responses to those reports under Enforcement on this site.

Supreme Court Briefs: NEWS filed these briefs in original appeal proceedings before the Washington State Supreme Court:

Trial court documents

Final judgment of the trial court, Feb. 24, 2010
• NEWS summary of the judgment