In Seattle, social justice trumps fundamental rights

April 04, 2017 | By ETHAN BLEVINS

Yesterday, the Seattle Times ran my op-ed about our lawsuit challenging a Seattle law that forbids landlords from choosing their own tenants. In Yim v. City of Seattle, we argue that the city has violated due process rights and rights against uncompensated government takings. Seattle’s “first in time” rule requires landlords to ...