Criminal Law and Rules Committee
Criminal Law and Rules Committee is charged with:
Review state laws and recommend legislative changes to the
Criminal Code and Criminal Procedures Code.
Monitor and report on proposed changes in legislation affecting criminal law and procedures.
Review and recommend amendments and changes to
Monitor and report on proposed amendments and changes to Criminal Rules.
Consider increased use of constitutional SCJA superior court rule making power.
Coordinate with the Family & Juvenile Law Committee with regard
to common problems between juvenile offense and adult
Maintain liaison with the Judges’ Benchbook Committee.
Maintain liaison with the Sentencing Guidelines Commission.
Maintain liaison with the WSBA Court Rules and Procedures Committee on laws and procedural matters.
Meet and respond, where appropriate, to requests from
legislators, members of the executive branch, and other
Submit written report to the Spring and Fall Conferences.
Judge Sabrina Ahrens
Judge W. Brent Basden
Judge Patricia M. Fassett
Judge Marilyn K. Haan
Judge David S. Keenan
Judge Jennifer R. Langbehn
Judge Maryann C. Moreno
Judge Mafé Rajul
Judge Kristin V. Richardson
Judge Roger Rogoff
Judge David A. Steiner
Judge Aimee M. Sutton
Judge Samuel P. Swanberg
Judge Sandra E. Widlan
PO Box 41170 | Olympia, WA 98504-1170
Committee Chair – Judge Laura M. Riquelme