Seattle City Attorney http://kuow.org en Investigated For Tampering, Rape Suspect’s Wife Hired As Magistrate http://kuow.org/post/investigated-tampering-rape-suspect-s-wife-hired-magistrate <p></p><p>A recently released report commissioned by the Seattle City Attorney’s office has found that one of its supervising prosecutors may have violated criminal law and professional rules for attorneys.</p><p>Three months after resigning, that prosecutor, Jennifer Grant, got a temporary job with Seattle Municipal Court as a magistrate. Wed, 08 Jan 2014 18:13:47 +0000 Phyllis Fletcher 26694 at http://kuow.org Investigated For Tampering, Rape Suspect’s Wife Hired As Magistrate Why Was Pete Holmes In Copenhagen? http://kuow.org/post/why-was-pete-holmes-copenhagen <p></p><p>Pete Holmes is Seattle’s city attorney and that means his clients include the mayor, the City Council, the police and the public. Pete Holmes previously worked as a private attorney in Seattle for almost 25 years before being elected city attorney in November 2009. He was also an original member of the Seattle Police Department's Office of Professional Accountability Review Board (OPARB) and served as chairman from 2003 to 2008. Ross Reynolds talks with Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes about the recent retirement of Police Chief John Diaz, the Department of Justice and what he was doing in Copenhagen.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 19:00:27 +0000 The Conversation With Ross Reynolds 11490 at http://kuow.org Federal Judge Approves Seattle Police Reform Plan http://kuow.org/post/federal-judge-approves-seattle-police-reform-plan <p></p><p>A federal judge gave the green light yesterday to a wide-ranging reform plan for the Seattle Police Department. The plan is meant to address a 2011 finding by the US Justice Department that Seattle police had engaged in an unconstitutional pattern and practice of excessive use of force.</p><p> Wed, 13 Mar 2013 16:02:30 +0000 Deborah Wang 9649 at http://kuow.org New Lawsuit Complicates Seattle Police Reform Plan http://kuow.org/post/new-lawsuit-complicates-seattle-police-reform-plan <p></p><p>Two Seattle police unions have filed a lawsuit against a federal plan to reform the police department.</p><p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 20:12:22 +0000 Deborah Wang 9587 at http://kuow.org Marijuana Use Becomes Legal This Week But Many Questions Remain http://kuow.org/post/marijuana-use-becomes-legal-week-many-questions-remain <p></p><p>Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes has been a longtime supporter of legalizing marijuana. But when he was elected in 2009, he said he never would have imagined that his goal would be achieved so quickly. This week Initiative 502 takes effect, or at least the part of it that allows people to possess small amounts of marijuana for recreational use.</p><p> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 15:52:57 +0000 Amy Radil 4446 at http://kuow.org Marijuana Use Becomes Legal This Week But Many Questions Remain