State of Washington v Bernard Gordon. Bernard Gordon appeals his convictions for human trafficking, promoting prostitution, and leading organized crime. He argues that (1) he was illegally seized by police; (2) the State presented insufficient evidence that he was guilty of leading organized crime; and (3) the prosecutor committed misconduct by suggesting Gordon improperly influenced one witness. COA #827847. King County Superior Court #19-1-06594-6 SEA.