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Charles Z. Smith, 1927 - 2016

Information about former Washington State Supreme Court Justice and University of Washington School of Law Graduate, Charles Z. Smith



Charles Z. SmithFormer Washington State Supreme Court Justice Charles Z. Smith passed away on August 29, 2016.

Over his long and distinguished career, he was a municipal judge, a prosecuting attorney, associate dean and professor of law, news commentator, and chairman of numerous commissions.

This memorial page provides basic biographical information about Justice Smith, awards and honors bestowed on him, memorials and obituaries, his publications and speeches, articles about him, and a few notable cases.