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Class-action lawsuit looms for Washington Counties after drug law is voided

 

September 9, 2021

DAYTON–In the wake of the ruling in Blake vs. State of Washington, which invalidated the felony drug possession law last February, counties that held up the law as it was written are facing questions about the process of paying back fines and fees as well as clearing records of people convicted under the statute.

"The County has about 450 cases for simple possession dating back to when it was...



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