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Panel to take on reforming Nevada’s antiquated HIV criminalization laws

During the height of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the late 1980s, more than 67 laws were enacted across the country to criminalize and prosecute...
surrender monkey

Nevadan among ex-DOJ lawyers saying Trump would face charges if not president

“Each of us believes that the conduct of President Trump described in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report would, in the case of any other...
let my people go

Republican senator on older inmates in prison: “Let my people go.”

Legislation sponsored by Republican state Sen. Joe Hardy to transfer older inmates from the Nevada Department of Corrections to residential confinement received its first...
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Spearman testifies to congressional panel on ERA

Democratic state Sen. Pat Spearman testified Tuesday in front of the House Judiciary subcommittee’s first hearing on the Equal Rights Amendment in 36 years....
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AG’s former law firm to represent state against opioid industry

Attorney General Aaron Ford’s former law firm will represent the state in its lawsuit against opioid manufacturers, distributors, marketers and sales outlets.  Eglet Prince,...
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Sorry, Democrats, but you have to put impeachment back on the table

Steny Hoyer, the second-highest ranking Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, may have best summed up the reaction to the Mueller report from...
neal & flores

Groups fear bail reform will be watered down as legislation comes and goes

What’s more important, individual liberty or community safety?Variations of that question have surfaced again and again during any efforts to reform Nevada’s bail system....
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Report reaction: Cortez Masto ignores Trump’s behavior; Titus unloads on it

Nevadans on Capitol Hill are expressing diverse reactions to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report.U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto wants to know what President...
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Guinn appeals bankruptcy judge’s ruling

Jeff Guinn, the son of former Nevada Governor Kenny Guinn, is appealing a federal bankruptcy judge’s ruling that he “fraudulently concealed information” from investors...
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Ban of “gay panic” defense among bills approved by Senate

A bill prohibiting the use of a victim’s sexual orientation or gender identity as a defense for a violent crime committed against them passed...

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