Newman Law News

Below you will find reference links to Newman Law in the news media, online references, and active links to local cases.


Two ousted by Washington Conservation Commission appeal to high court:
Capital Press: Feb 17, 2021

Conservation commission cut corners in ousting supervisors: Court: Conservation commission cut corners in ousting supervisors | Washington |
Capital Press - Feb 11, 2021


A Legislative Internship Opens Eyes and Doors - SMU - July 2018

Second Amendment group asks court to block gun initiative from the ballot - The Olympian- July 2018

Fine print on Gun-Control Petitions Causes Ruckus - WND June 2018

TVW Impact -Arlene's Flowers case - Watch show online here: TVW 06102018


Olympia Bar Owner to allow Pot Smoking - KING TV Seattle, Dec. 2012

Frankie's Sports Bar Welcomes Pot Smokers - Huffington Post - Dec. 10, 2012

Like Amsterdam: Washington bar owner lets patrons get stoned - NBC News

Schaller eligible for judgeship, high court rules - Dec. 7, 2012

Frankie's Sports Bar in Olympia to allow pot smoking. Dec 6, 2012

Olympia bar owner allowing customers to smoke pot - The Olympian Dec, 7 2012

Obscenity-lace video by J.Z. Knight causes political storm - KIRO TV - Nov 1, 2012

Judge grants temporary restraining order to stop release of more Ramtha Videos - The Olympian

Supreme Court to decide residency issue for judical candidates - The Olympian-Sept 2012

Schallers name to remain on ballot: judge rejects residency challenge - The Olympian - Sept 2012

2nd Candidate seeks to have Schallers name taken off ballot-The Olympian - Aug 2012

Petition requests that Shaller's name stay off November ballot-The Olympian - Aug 2012

Schaller's name to remain on ballot for Thurston County judge's race-The Olympian-July 2012

Law-vs.-constitution fight over judgeship heats up- The Olympian- July 2012

Attorney wants Thurston judge candidate taken off the ballot-The Olympian-June 2012

One of three initiative-reform bills stays alive - The Olympian

Former WACO employees plan to sue - The Olympian - April 2012

Go here for prepared remarks from Shawn Newman, an Olympia lawyer who is also| Washington state director for the Initiative and Referendum Institute based at the University of Southern California- The Olympian


State high court hears Eugster case - Sept. 18, 2008 Spokesman Review

Wash. Court: Smoking ban applies to private clubs - KING 5 TV - Sept 11, 2008

High Court: Smoking ban applies to private clubs - KOMO TV4 -Sept. 11, 2008

State High Court: Smoking ban applies to private clubs - SeattePI - Sept. 11, 2008

Supreme Court rule smoking ban applies to private clubs - Seattle Times, Sept 11, 2008

State Smoking Ban case could affect Frankie's - The Olympian - Sept 11, 2008

Smoking out the loopholes: Bar, club owners fight ban - Spokesman Review July 2008

Bar owner found in contempt; Frankies smoking area is not private - 6/10/08Eugster Attorney Hopeful: High Court Weighs Suspension - Spokesman Review / 5/15/08

Frankie's starts members-only club to deal with state smoking law - May 2008

Thurston County Court denied TCHD contempt request against Frankies KOMO: - May 2008 (video)

City Official Berates man before leaving Eatonville meeting" Tribune - Mar. 2008

Tacoma New Tribune "Imitative-signatures bill poses threat to process" March 2008

Limiting votert initiative powers is unconstitutional, The Olympian; Feb 2008

Tavern owner's motion ok'd: New judge granted in smoking ban case; Feb 2008

Limiting vote initiative powers is unconstitutional" Feb 6, 2008Committees OKs bill on initiative registration - The Olympian, Feb 2008

House bill would require paid signature gatherers to register

Seattle Post-Intelligencer, 12 February 2008

Proposal would regulate petitions; Eyman battles registration effort The Spokesman-Review, 12 February 2008

Committee OKs bill on initiative registration The Olympian, 6 February 2008

Disbar Eugster, bar association panel recommends The Spokesman-Review, 26 January 2008

Spotlight on signature-gatherers sparks debate The Olympian, 19 January 2008

Spotlight on signature-gatherers sparks debate - The Olympian, Jan 2008

2001 -... March 23, 2001 Hugh J. McGavick: 360/438-0212 Shawn Newman: 360/866-2322 ... Co-counsel Shawn Newman added that "We have a Kafka-esque situation in which the ...


Protect Our Pets and Wildlife. • court erred by ordering plaintiff in litigation to seek public ..

Jordon v. City of Seattle, Washington Supreme Court No. 68805-2 (2001)

In this 2001 case, citizens submitted a petition



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HOUSE BILL REPORT An act relating to communications with government branches or agencies and selfâ?�regulatory organizations.

Sound Politics: Post-Mortem Legal Analysis (II)

2001 SEC document, our felon friends had contracted for absentee ...

direct democracy: the initiative and referendum process in washington

Supporting and Opposing Statewide Initiatives, 1975-2001 . Shawn Newman, Olympia attorney nd WA State Director of the. Initiative and Referendum Institute ...

The Seattle Times: Postman on Politics

Cobb completed the complaint in March 2001 and the client filed it with the ... Shawn Newman, Donald H. Mullins, and Douglas Schafer represented Mr. Schafer. ...

2003 Senate Bill 5179 - Washington Votes

The bill specifically permits common mole and gopher traps. ... February 11, 2003, by Stewart A. Metz; Shawn Newman, Initiative Referendum Inst. ...