Hugh D. Spitzer, Court Rulemaking in Washington State, 6 Puget Sound L. Rev. 31 (1982), https://digitalcommons.law.uw.edu/faculty-articles/782
Courts, Court Rules, Court Rulemaking, Separation of Powers
Reviews the history and approach to court rule making in Washington State. Critiques the Washington Supreme Court’s weakening of the Judicial Council and the Court’s assumption of control of aspects of rulemaking that might better be handled by a Judicial Council or the Legislature.