DACA Decision – NODAPL FB Warrant

Special Guests. DACA recipient Jose-Manuel Carillo and Rosalinda Guillen, direct from WA AG Bob Ferguson’s press statement in Seattle. They talk about why DACA is important, and how the advocacy on the left might be getting it wrong. In a groundbreaking case,Whatcom...

Firearms Rights Restoration

There are several ways a person can lose their right to possess a firearm and each has their own specific procedure for getting those rights reinstated. But the restoration of firearms rights is a complicated business with intricacies, caveats and exceptions too...

New Jail in Whatcom County

Whatcom County has been wrangling about a new jail – including a failed proposition for a sales tax increase to fund it. I thought it might be a good time to share a few thoughts from a criminal defense attorney’s perspective. First, on the larger issue of the...

Terminating Sex Offender Registration

Terminating sex offender registration requirement is an important step toward re-integrating a convicted sex offender back into society and and normalizing that person’s life.  Particularly for those who made a mistake in their youth or even as an adult,...