Politics & Government

May 21, 2014

First openly gay justice takes oath in Olympia

Mary Yu was sworn in as the newest member of the Washington state Supreme Court on Tuesday, marking the first time the high court has had an openly gay justice. The former King County Superior Court judge was sworn in by Chief Justice Barbara Madsen following a symposium on juvenile justice that was presented at the Temple of Justice by the Washington State Minority & Justice Commission, on which Yu is a co-chairwoman.

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