Former Washington Supreme Court Justice Robert Utter Dies
Justice Robert Utter, a UW Law grad '54, and former Justice on the Washington State Supreme Court, passed yesterday at 84.
Justice Utter served on the King County Superior Court (1959-69), the Washington Court of Appeals (1969-71), and the Washington Supreme Court (1971-95). He resigned from the Supreme Court to protest the death penalty.
Justice Utter also co-authored two books on the Washington Constitution with visiting UW Law professor Hugh Spitzer.
For more information about Justice Utter, see the Law Library's memorial page.