VANCOUVER, Wash. -

The Washington Supreme Court heard arguments in three cases Tuesday in a visit to Clark College.

At the end of the arguments, the nine justices took questions from the audience of nearly 100 people in Gaiser Hall.

The Columbian reports the justices heard lawyers argue one case about whether Drug Court staffing meetings should be open to the public. The court will issue decisions later.

About three times a year, the Supreme Court leaves Olympia and visits different parts of the state to demonstrate how the court works and to build confidence in the judiciary.