From our colleague Karin Jones:

In State v. Sweat, the Washington Supreme Court held that a court may impose a sentence above the standard range for a domestic violence conviction where the defendant has engaged in a past pattern of abuse towards other individuals.Continue Reading Wash. S. Ct. Continues to Get Tough with Domestic Violence Offenders

In its August 5, 2013 conference, the Washington Supreme Court granted, continued, or deferred consideration of petitions for review in the following cases:

Case & Background Issue(s)
State v. Boysen
CONTINUED (Sept. 4, 2013 En Banc Conference)
Petition for Review
Boysen was convicted of drive-by shooting and second-degree assault after the driver of