Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Jack L. Burtch (of Kirkwood & Burtch), for petitioner.
The Attorney General and Stephen C. Way, Assistant, for respondents.
The Supreme Court of Washington, Department Two.
This petition for a writ of certiorari is based upon only one proposition of law; namely, that the Washington State Board of Prison Terms and Paroles was not required to impose a mandatory minimum sentence in the absence of a specific finding by a trial judge or a special verdict by a jury indicating that the petitioner was armed with a deadly weapon at the time of the commission of the crimes charged in the information.
The question as to the scope...
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