Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Lar Halpern and Gerald R. Tarutis of Legal Services Center (Seattle), for petitioners.
Slade Gorton, Attorney General, and Thomas A. Prediletto, Assistant, for respondent.
The Supreme Court of Washington, En Banc.
The four petitioners in these consolidated applications for writs of habeas corpus are incarcerated in the penitentiary. They seek credit against their maximum and mandatory minimum terms for pretrial detention served because of their inability to post bail. They do not seek such credit against minimum terms as such may be fixed by the Board of Prison Terms and Paroles within its discretionary power.
After several prior convictions for which he...
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