This comment is an attempt to analyze and clarify Washington marital privilege law. Each privilege is presented against the backdrop of policy rationales. This overview of the privileges is designed to facilitate their use and also to point out the great need for revision of the Washington law. In conclusion, two alternative approaches are presented as models for a revised set of Washington marital privileges.
Teresa V. Bigelow,
The Marital Privileges in Washington Law: Spouse Testimony and Marital Communications,
54 Wash. L. Rev.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.law.uw.edu/wlr/vol54/iss1/5