WA state's self-defense reimbursement provision under attack
Looks like the Legislature may try to erase protections for the law-abiding citizen who acts in self-defense.
Under RCW 9A.16.110, if you claim self-defense and are prosecuted and acquitted, the state has to pick up all reasonable court costs and fees.
Are lawmakers quietly trying to bury state’s unique self-defense statute?
Next Tuesday in Olympia, the House Judiciary Committee is holding a work session to discuss something called “unjust conviction compensation,” but it also appears they will be looking at a way to repeal this state’s unique self-defense compensation statute.
Are lawmakers quietly trying to bury state