Hugh D. Spitzer

University of Washington School of Law

Affiliate Professor

Seattle, WA

United States

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

Taxes vs. Fees: A Curious Confusion

Gonzaga Law Review, Vol. 38, 2003
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 11 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2014
Hugh D. Spitzer
University of Washington School of Law
Downloads 119 (159,800)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Taxes, taxation, local government law, municipal law, fees, regulatory fees

2.

'Home Rule' vs. 'Dillon's Rule' for Washington Cities

Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 38, No. 3, pp. 809-60, 2015, University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-11
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 18 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2016
Hugh D. Spitzer
University of Washington School of Law
Downloads 71 (109,202)

Abstract:

home rule, Dillon's rule, local government, municipal government, cities, legal history, Washington State constitution, Progressive Era, police power, charter city government, public service power, state constitutional law

3.

Pivoting to Progressivism: Justice Stephen J. Chadwick, the Washington Supreme Court, and Change in Early 20th-Century Judicial Reasoning and Rhetoric

Pacific Northwest Quarterly, Vol. 104, No. 3, pp.107-21, Forthcoming, University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-11
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Apr 2014
Hugh D. Spitzer
University of Washington School of Law
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Abstract:

Legal History, Progressive Era, Progressivism, Populism, State Constitutional History, State Courts, State Constitutions, Judges,Biography,Legal Realism, Legal Rhetoric, Judicial Rhetoric, Washington State History, Pacific Northwest

4.

Municipal Police Power in Washington State

Washington Law Review, Vol. 75, No. 2, 2000
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2014
Hugh D. Spitzer
University of Washington School of Law
Downloads 52 (242,764)

Abstract:

Municipal law, local government law, Washington State, police power

5.

Washington: The Past and Present Populist State

THE CONSTITUTIONALISM OF AMERICAN STATES, pp. 771-784, George E. Connor, Christopher W. Hammons, eds., University of Missouri Press, 2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Nov 2010
Hugh D. Spitzer
University of Washington School of Law
Downloads 37 (326,939)

Abstract:

Legal history, politics, state constitutionalism

6.

Ethics Issues in Representing Intergovernmental Entities

University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-15
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 02 May 2014 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2014
Hugh D. Spitzer
University of Washington School of Law
Downloads 21 (351,456)

Abstract:

legal ethics, professional ethics, professional responsibility, Rules of Professional Conduct, RPC, conflicts of interest, local government, municipal corporations, intergovernmental entities

7.

Revisiting the Client Conundrum: Whom Does Lawyer for a Government Represent, and Who Gives Direction to that Governmental Lawyer?

Washington State Association of Municipal Attorneys Spring Conference, 2015, University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-10
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Apr 2015
Hugh D. Spitzer
University of Washington School of Law
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Abstract:

Rules of Professional Conduct, RPC, representation, government attorneys, government lawyers, attorneys general, municipal attorneys, organizational clients, local government, state government

Court Rulemaking in Washington State

University of Puget Sound Law Review, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 31-73 (1982), University of Washington School of Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Mar 2015
Hugh D. Spitzer
University of Washington School of Law
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Abstract:

court rules, rules of procedure, state constitutional law, separation of powers, judicial administration

Court Rulemaking in Washington State

Univ. Puget Sound Law Review, Vol. 6, pp. 31-73, 1982
Posted: 28 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2014
Hugh D. Spitzer
University of Washington School of Law

Abstract:

Courts, Court Rules, Court Rulemaking, Separation of Powers

9.

Washington State's Mandate: The Constitutional Obligation to Fund Post-Secondary Education

Washington Law Review Online, Vol. 89, pp. 15–46 (2014), University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-33,
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Dec 2014
Adam Jacob Sherman and Hugh D. Spitzer
University of Washington and University of Washington School of Law
Downloads 14 (375,739)

Abstract:

state constitutions, Washington State constitution, higher education, post-secondary education, colleges and universities, community colleges, constitutional interpretation, legal history, constitutional law

10.

New Life for the 'Criteria Tests' in State Constitutional Jurisprducence: Gunwall is Dead - Long Live Gunwall

Rutgers Law Journal, Vol. 37
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2014
Hugh D. Spitzer
University of Washington School of Law
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Abstract:

State constitutional law, state constitutional jurisprudence

11.

Which Constitution? Eleven Years of Gunwall in Washington State

Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 21, No. 4, p. 1187, 1998
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 Oct 2010
Hugh D. Spitzer
University of Washington School of Law
Downloads 14 (454,356)
Citation 1

Abstract:

State Constitutional Law

12.

A Washington State Income Tax — Again?

University of Puget Sound Law Review, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 515-70 (1993)
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 17 Sep 2014
Hugh D. Spitzer
University of Washington School of Law
Downloads 11 (304,729)

Abstract:

Legal history, state constitutional law

13.

Which Constitution? Eleven Years of Gunwall in Washington State

Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 21, No. 4, pp. 1187-1215, 1998, University of Washington School of Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 18 Mar 2015
Hugh D. Spitzer
University of Washington School of Law
Downloads 3 (495,489)
Citation 1

Abstract:

constitutional law, state constitutions, state constitutional law, constitutional interpretation, federalism, criminal procedure, privacy, brief-writing

14.

Bearing Arms in Washington State

Proceedings of the Washington State Association of Municipal Attorneys Spring Conference (1997)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 16 Apr 2015
Hugh D. Spitzer
University of Washington School of Law
Downloads 2 (475,036)

Abstract:

constitutional law, state constitutional law, state constitutions, legal history, right to bear arms, gun control, militias, weapons, guns, firearms

15.

An Analytical View of Recent 'Lending of Credit' Decisions in Washington State

University of Puget Sound Law Review, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 195-219 (1985), University of Washington School of Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 18 Mar 2015
Hugh D. Spitzer
University of Washington School of Law
Downloads 2 (454,356)

Abstract:

state constitutional law, state constitutions, local government law, cities, counties, municipal corporations, public finance, government programs

16.

Model Rule 5.7 and Lawyers in Government Jobs - How Can They Ever Be 'Non-Lawyers'?

Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Vol. 30, No. 1, Pp. 45-72 (2017), University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2016-18
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2017
Hugh D. Spitzer
University of Washington School of Law
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Abstract:

professional responsibility, legal ethics, lawyers, government employees, legal profession, J.D. Advantage, law-related services, government lawyers

17.

State Constitutional Law Symposium in Honor of Justice Robert F. Utter

Washington Law Review (Online), Vol. 91, Pp. 23-156, 2016
Number of pages: 156 Posted: 07 Jul 2016
University of Washington School of Law, Oregon Supreme Court, University of Washington - School of Law, Washington State Legislature, Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, Washington State Supreme Court, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Rutgers University, Camden and Rutgers School of Law - Camden
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Abstract:

State Constitutions, Judges, Access to Justice, Funding of Public Education, International Law in State Constitutional Interpretation, Due Process, Washington State Constitution, Oregon Constitution

18.

Realigning the Governmental/Proprietary Distinction in Municipal Law

Seattle University Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 1, pp. 173-215 (2016), University of Washington School of Law Research Paper No. 2016-13
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2016
Hugh D. Spitzer
University of Washington School of Law
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Abstract:

municipal law, governmental power, proprietary power, local government, municipal authority, government contracts, tort liability, property law, governmental tax exemptions, eminent domain, zoning