Sara Bernard

King County could ban solitary confinement for youth in detention

King County Council Vice Chair Rod Dembowski has been looking for ways to improve the county’s juvenile justice system for a while now. And when,… Continue reading

Kids in King County Jail are punished harshly for pranks and sent to isolation, lawsuit contends

Columbia Legal Services filed a lawsuit against the county, alleging violations of due process. The details of the suit paint a picture of severe punishment for acting out.

‘It’s Outrageous!’ Ferguson sues Trump administration over DACA order

On Tuesday, Ferguson said he’d be filing a lawsuit “very, very soon.” On Wednesday, he filed it.

Washington state AG files first lawsuit against Trump’s Executive Order on immigration

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced Monday that he is suing President Donald Trump, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and high-ranking administration officials… Continue reading