Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Kenneth S. Kagan, for petitioners Guidash, et al.
Thomas B. Nast, for petitioners Mesiani, et al.
Dan W. Kilpatric and Davidson, Czeisler & Kilpatric, for petitioners Fury, et al.
Douglas N. Jewett, City Attorney, and Douglas B. Whalley and Terrence J. Cullen, Assistants, for respondent.
The Supreme Court of Washington, En Banc.
Petitioners in this consolidated appeal challenge the constitutionality of a sobriety checkpoint program established by the Seattle Police Department during the holiday season of 1983-84. Terese Mesiani represents a group of defendants charged with criminal violations after being stopped at sobriety checkpoints. C. Steven Fury represents a group of plaintiffs routinely stopped at the sobriety checkpoints without individualized suspicion or probable cause...
NEVER MISS A DECISION. START YOUR SUBSCRIPTION.
Uncompromising quality. Enduring impact.
Your support ensures a bright future for independent legal reporting.
As you are aware we have offered this as a free subscription over the past years and we have now made it a paid service.Look forward to your continued patronage.