No. 37804.

69 Wn.2d 816 (1966)

420 P.2d 704

THE STATE OF WASHINGTON, on the Relation of Joseph A. Perry, Jr., Respondent, v. THE CITY OF SEATTLE et al., Appellants.

The Supreme Court of Washington, En Banc.

November 25, 1966.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

A.L. Newbould and Jerry F. King, for appellants.

Merges, Brain & Hilyer (Edwards E. Merges, of counsel) and William C. Goodloe, for respondent.


Does the scope of judicial review of a civil service commission's approval of the dismissal of a city employee encompass a review on the merits? Specifically, the real issue before the court is not "What is right"? but rather, "Who decides what is right"?

Respondent, a Seattle policeman, was dismissed by the chief of police "for conduct unbecoming an officer, for violation of state laws, for conduct likely...

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