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Why police unions are not part of the American labor movement

In the wake of George Floyd’s death at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, news reports have suggested that police unions bear some...
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Nevada joins brief supporting same-sex couples’ right to foster parent

Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford joined a coalition of 22 attorneys general in an amicus brief Thursday in support of a City of Philadelphia...
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Panel advances recommendations to amend state’s bail system

As a legislative interim committee studying the use of pre-trial detention wrapped up Monday, lawmakers approved several recommendations to make changes to the state’s...

Declaration of Sentiments

Editor's note: Aug. 18, 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of ratification of the 19th Amendment, which reads: "The right of citizens of the United...
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Three weeks after press conference announcing it, still no suit for man killed by...

“Show me what happened to my son,” Jeanne Llera pleaded at a news conference in late July where attorneys representing her family waved around...

Man falsely jailed for impersonating cop, assaulting prostitutes, sues DA, Metro

The man who was wrongfully arrested for impersonating a police officer and demanding sex from prostitutes is alleging in a federal lawsuit that the...
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ACLU settlement helps ensure ‘indispensable constitutional right’ to counsel

The ACLU of Nevada, which sued the state in 2017 for failing to provide public defense for people who couldn’t afford a lawyer in...

Police reform gets off to rocky start in special session

For criminal justice reform advocates, the Nevada Legislature's response to demands for police transparency and accountability isn't living up to the moment.One police reform...
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Lawmakers take crack at justice reform as highly-touted previous effort criticized

A seminal criminal justice reform designed to save taxpayer money and reduce Nevada's prison population does not apply to the approximately 14,000 inmates currently...
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Proposed settlement reached in marijuana license litigation against state

A partial settlement has been reached in a massive lawsuit filed by marijuana licensees and would-be licensees who claim the state of Nevada unfairly...

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