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While not decriminalizing, lawmakers revise traffic offenses

While Democratic lawmakers were mulling over criminal justice reforms, there was a push to decriminalize traffic tickets and put a halt to a system...
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McCarran among airports with most TSA civil rights complaints

WASHINGTON -- Nevada’s McCarran International Airport has the dubious distinction of being on a top 10 list for allegations of violations of civil rights...
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Sisolak signs legislation to study juvenile detention

Gov. Steve Sisolak signed Assembly Bill 449 on Wednesday, which authorizes an interim legislative study to look at juvenile detention in Nevada.In 2018,...
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Another judge alleged to have buried evidence as a D.A.

A Winnemucca man serving life without the possibility of parole says he takes responsibility for the murder that put him behind bars."I drove up...
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Jessica Williams likely to be freed after 19 years in prison

After six appearances before the Nevada Parole Board, one for each of the young lives that ended when Jessica Williams fell asleep at the...
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Criminal justice bill watered down but still significant, advocates say

An omnibus criminal justice bill with high hopes of reducing recidivism rates and curbing the growing prison population successfully navigated the Nevada Legislature Monday,...
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Nevada restores voting rights to formerly incarcerated

Gov. Steve Sisolak Wednesday signed into law a bill that restores voting rights of people who have been convicted of felonies but released from...
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Horsford, Titus step up rhetoric but stop short of calling for impeachment

“I’ve read the report and it is clear that obstruction of justice occurred by this White House," Rep. Steven Horsford said in a statement...
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Judge chokes back tears testifying on imprisonment of innocent man

Clark County District Judge Doug Herndon is uniquely qualified to testify about a bill before state lawmakers designed to compensate people who are wrongfully...
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A car wreck, an angry Nevada inventor and the fate of Roe v. Wade

WASHINGTON -- What could legal battles over a fatal 1968 car crash and a rich Nevada inventor’s income taxes mean for the stability of...

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