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Part Two The Washington Constitution and Commentary, Art.IV The Judiciary

From: The Washington State Constitution (2nd Edition)

Robert F. Utter, Hugh D. Spitzer

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved.date: 22 October 2021

Article IV is based in large part on various provisions of the California Constitution adopted during the 1870s, together with the Hill proposed constitution provided to the 1889 delegates. Only six delegates voted against Article IV, demonstrating the general approval of the final product (Fitts, 1951, 51). The judicial power of the state shall be vested in a supreme court, superior courts, justices of the peace, and such inferior courts as the legislature may provide. This section vests the judicial power in various specified courts. In 1968, Amendment 50...
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