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Inmates eligible for stimulus checks but must apply, and deadline looms

A September federal court ruling opened the door for inmates to apply for the $1,200 coronavirus relief stimulus money. But a quickly approaching Nov....
Ely Conservation Camp

Closure of Ely prison draws ire from legislators

Lawmakers on Thursday grilled Nevada Department of Corrections staff over its abrupt and quiet closure of Ely Conservation Camp in July.NDOC Director Charlie Daniels...
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Trump already packed the courts; Biden should reform them (but he won’t)

Republicans say if Joe Biden is elected president he’ll “pack” the U.S. Supreme Court with “radical left” judges.Welcome to another installment of “If only...

Clark County urged to declare racism a public health crisis

In an echo of efforts in 70 other cities and counties across the nation, the Clark County Commission was urged Tuesday to consider a...
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City Jail announces spike in Covid cases, 43 inmates presumed positive

At least 43 inmates at the City Jail are presumed positive for Covid-19, the City of Las Vegas announced late Friday afternoon. The entire unit,...

So many judicial races, except when there aren’t

With ballots arriving in the mail and early voting starting this weekend people across Nevada will need to dig into some voter guides.The Clark...
SCOTUS

Supreme Court confirmation hearings to plow ahead amid COVID-19 infections

Federal Judge Amy Coney Barrett will face the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee beginning Monday for what’s expected to be an unusual and contentious four...
Prisoner on cot in cell

Nevada suspends policy raiding inmates accounts, taking 80 percent of money

The Nevada Board of Prison Commissioners temporarily suspended a policy that allowed inmates' accounts to be raided and 80 percent of money sent to...
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Nevada has protected abortion rights. A hard right court won’t care.

Last month, we lost a trailblazer of United States history and a leader in the fight for gender equality. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was...
NV Dept of Corrections

NDOC needs to stop raiding inmate accounts

The Nevada Department of Corrections is garnishing as much as 80 percent of some inmate accounts funds, and Nevada families are paying the price.While...

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