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DA gets fourth delay on filing drug trafficking charges against Marsy’s Law founder

The billionaire behind the successful Nevada ballot measure Marsy's Law, aimed at protecting victims of crime, has yet to be charged in connection with...
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Lawmakers see pathway to criminal justice overhaul, but will they take it?

Divisions and theatrics in Washington were briefly surmounted last month when Congress passed criminal justice reform legislation. The First Step Act is a modest,...
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Correction: Rule change won’t speed up eviction process

Changes to civil procedure rules adopted by the Nevada Supreme Court last month will not speed up the eviction process. At the end of December,...
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Judicial Discipline Commission asks Supreme Court to take hold off Tobiasson case

The Nevada Judicial Discipline Commission, which investigates and disciplines judges in Nevada, is asking the Supreme Court to lift a stay on the Commission’s investigative...
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Clark County DA recuses from domestic battery case against judge, hands off to Ford

One of Attorney General Aaron Ford’s first charges after taking office could be prosecuting domestic battery allegations against a fellow elected official -- Las...
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Nevada Supreme Court imposes stay in judicial discipline case

The Nevada Supreme Court is agreeing to step into a dispute between Las Vegas Justice of the Peace Melanie Tobiasson and the Nevada Judicial...
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Prisons overcrowded, but DAs, cops balk at sentencing reforms

Members of an advisory commission charged with reviewing the state's justice system are zeroing in on reforms they hope will decrease Nevada's prison population, which...
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Court for autistic youth reflects gap in health care services

In April, the Detention Alternatives for Autistic Youth (DAAY) Court was created to help autistic children and young adults access services and treatment. Since...
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Bill would afford judges due process before Discipline Commission

Some members of the Nevada judiciary fear the regulators charged with keeping them in line are riding roughshod, and they’re asking the Nevada Legislature...
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Justice of the Peace faces discipline for seeking police help

A Las Vegas Justice of the Peace who says she tipped off Vice detectives to an alleged teen prostitution ring, but asked to keep...

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