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How Will King County v. Abernathy Determine Who Owns Washington’s Shorelands

On January 25, 2024, the Washington State Supreme Court decided King County v. Abernathy, an important case concerning state constitutional law with respect to shorelands. Article XVII of the state constitution provides for state ownership of the beds and shorelands of the state’s navigable waters at the time the state constitution was enacted in the […]