Thursday, March 5, 2009

New Blog Covers Washington Supreme Court

The Evergreen Freedom Foundation has launched The Supreme Court of Washington Blog (its tag line is "Reading the opinions so you don't have to").

We are publishing this blog to assist citizens, practitioners, and journalists who want to follow the cases before our state’s high court.

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Readers can expect several regular features. We plan to review new cases the court accepts, preview oral arguments, and analyze opinions the court hands down. Special features will include a monthly audio podcast to discuss significant items, and the occasional “live-blog” to follow oral arguments in high-profile cases. Along the way, we’ll cover noteworthy news about the court and its members.
The Evergreen Freedom Foundation's mission
is to advance individual liberty, free enterprise, and limited, accountable government. We have a vision of a day when opportunity, responsible self-governance and free markets flourish in Washington State because its citizens understand and cherish the principles from which freedom is derived.

Our primary research areas are budget and taxes, education, labor, elections, and citizenship and governance. Within those areas we publish studies, conduct seminars, and work to provide information for legislators, media and the general public.
EFF already has a blog on Washington law and policy called Liberty Live.

2 comments:

Spartacus O'Neal said...

If you delve into EFF's history, you'll discover its watchdog role is about as objective as the Building Industry Association of Washington. At the time I encountered their leader in the 1990s, he was already well known in Olympia for playing fast and loose with the facts.

Mike Reitz said...

Hi Mary, thanks for the mention. I think readers will find the SCoWA blog is an even-handed, objective source of information about activities and cases at the Supreme Court. And we certainly hope that practitioners and subject matter experts will contribute their views and analysis as we cover the court's opinions.