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State: Rands couldn’t rule fairly on specific motion in DUI cases

‘Kitsap motion’ argues breath test evidence is inadmissible

The front entrance of Whatcom County District Court as a person opens the glass door to walk in.
The Whatcom County Prosecuting Attorney's Office initially filed 50 affidavits of prejudice against newly elected District Court Judge Jonathan Rands because of his history with a specific kind of motion in his capacity as a defense attorney, as well as comments he made early into his tenure, according to court documents. (Kyle Tubbs/Cascadia Daily News)
By Audra Anderson Assistant Editor
Comments made by newly elected Whatcom County District Court Judge Jonathan Rands shortly after he t

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