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February 16, 2017

Unanimous Ruling in Washington State Supreme Court Case Against Arlene’s Flowers

In a unanimous decision, the Washington State Supreme Court ruled that Arlene’s Flowers and its owner Barronelle Stutzman broke Washington law by refusing to make custom …

 
July 21, 2016

Hanford Challenge, Local 598, and Attorney General Seek Immediate Protections for Hanford Workers

Hanford Challenge and United Association of Plumbers and Steamfitters Local Union 598 (“Local 598”) today filed a motion aimed at improving protections for workers at the …

May 5, 2016

CFPB Cracks Down on Forced Arbitration

For more than a quarter century, forced arbitration clauses have allowed big businesses to bully consumers and keep complaints of corporate misconduct out of the courts. …

 
April 22, 2016

Alternatives to Modern-Day Debtors Prisons

In an excellent op-ed piece in the Washington Post, Texas Judge Ed Spillane explains that judges in jurisdictions across the country are failing to follow rules that …

 
March 16, 2016

Avvo Wage and Hour Lawsuit

On March 15, 2016, Terrell Marshall Law Group and The Hanley Law Firm filed a lawsuit against Avvo, Inc. to recover overtime pay on behalf of current …

 
December 10, 2015

Unanimous Decision by Washington Supreme Court Defines Expansive Scope of State’s Consumer Protection Act

December 10, 2015 – The Washington Supreme Court announced a unanimous decision today in Thornell v. Seattle Service Bureau, Inc., reaffirming the remedial purpose and expansive …

 
December 3, 2015

Benton County Takes a Positive Step Toward Ending Its Debtors’ Prison

On Wednesday, December 2, 2015, the commissioners of Benton County unanimously voted to rescind a resolution that set the rates credited to people who are incarcerated in …

June 23, 2015

KING 5 Features Segment on Critical Groundwater Preservation Case

KING 5’s feature segment, “Dairy farmers must supply neighbors clean water,” illuminates the historic ruling against mega-dairies for contaminating Yakima Valley’s groundwater. TMLG represents the Community …

 
June 17, 2015

Public Justice’s Illuminating Injustice 2015 Award Recipient Rosa Moreno Writes Guardian Op-Ed

This week The Guardian published Rosa Moreno’s poignant article, “When I lost my hands making flatscreens I can’t afford, nobody would help me.”.  In her compelling …

 
May 26, 2015

Settlement Resolves Environmental Claims Over Dairies’ Manure Management Practices

A federal district court has approved a groundbreaking settlement involving Yakima Valley mega-dairies. Plaintiffs the Community Association for Restoration of the Environment (CARE) and the Center for …