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NV one of 11 death penalty states not to use it for a decade...

The fifteen states that have joined Nevada's suit to let Nevada execute Scott Dozier, in what would be the first execution in Nevada since...
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Revenue model: Nevada courts rely on criminalized traffic tickets

Thirty-seven states across the country consider traffic infractions civil matters that do not lead to jail time.Nevada is not one of them.In Nevada,...
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Lawyer resorts to public shaming for legislative support

Attorney Stephen Stubbs is out to change a law that prevents prosecutors from filing criminal charges in some cases involving very young or mentally...
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Alleged parent/child sex pact highlights perils of foster and at-risk children

A popular Christian radio personality, youth baseball official and parent of five adopted foster children has a long history of committing sexual abuse and...
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State’s private “offender services” contractor refers parolee to embattled rehab

A pricey Las Vegas drug and alcohol rehab that is being sued for wrongful death and is owned by a company forced to testify...
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Clark County D.A. Steve Wolfson sets double standard for grand jury cases

It's a tale of two prosecutions.One defendant, Kenneth Lopera, is a former Las Vegas Metro Police officer, charged with two felony counts of involuntary manslaughter...
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DA race over, but push for reform isn’t

A 55-year-old white male was arrested July 31 because of a citation he received in February for expired license plates, registration violations and making...
bail bonds

State officials to audit bail bonds companies for compliance

A disproportionate number of the consumer complaints filed with the Nevada Division of Insurance are related to the bail industry. In response, state officials...
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Advocates seek to strengthen laws regarding sterilization of disabled people

Disability advocates are calling on Nevada legislators to create additional protections for intellectually disabled people whose legal guardians wish to have them sterilized.A legislative...
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Judge troubled by allegations of dirty cops

A Clark County judge says allegations of police misconduct in a case that sent a convicted pimp to prison for life are “very troubling.”Judge...

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