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Courthouse Security
Presiding Judge Laura Inveen and Assistant Presiding Judge Jim Rogers, the Prosecuting Attorneys Office, the Sheriff’s Department, Metro Police, and King County Facilities management Division appeared before the King County Councilmembers Pete Von Reichbauer and Dave Upthegrove Tuesday, Aug. 28 for an update on Seattle Courthouse Safety. This group has been meeting regularly since June 2017 to address safety and cleanliness issues.


More than 60 percent of the men who buy sex from children are white men. More than 50 percent of the victims are people of color. King County's Commercially Sexually Exploited Children program works to support children and families as they escape the situation and focus law enforcement on the men who commit the crime.


Juvenile Court celebrates Juneteenth with youth
King County Court employees expect no fewer than 400 people as King County Juvenile Court hosts its third annual Juneteenth Block Party on Spruce Street outside King County Juvenile Court Tuesday, June 19, 11:30 – 2 pm.


Superior Court discusses SCOTUS Cakeshop decision
Offering an insider’s perspective into this month’s “Masterpiece Cakeshop” US Supreme Court case that narrowly ruled in favor of a baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex wedding, King County Superior Court Judge Michael Scott and fellow panel members will explore legal issues related to federal and state LGBTQ rights.