Kelsie Ballas filed the complaint against the Nevada System of Higher Education’s Board of Regents on June 17 in Washoe County District Court.
The three defendants arrested in Las Vegas wanted to loosely follow the principles of the notorious Irish Republican Army, a paramilitary organization, a veteran prosecutor said.
The Nevada Sentencing Commission on Wednesday twice rejected recommending that Gov. Steve Sisolak move to depopulate the state’s prisons in an effort to stave off the coronavirus’ spread.
Under the new Initial Appearance Court program, defendants who would have waited sometimes four days to see a judge have been appearing in court in as little as 12 hours.
“Essential hearings and functions” will happen at the federal building again on Wednesday. The court said that “impacted parties” will be notified about hearings.
A group of international students from a small Reno school has filed a lawsuit against the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association, seeking to invalidate a rule that prevents them from playing varsity high school sports.
Looking back, retired U.S. senator Harry Reid says defending Russell Payne of Las Vegas was “the most challenging and bizarre case of my lawyer life.”
The American Bar Association, the ACLU of Nevada, public defenders and law professors are all urging the Nevada Supreme Court to ban the death penalty for people who suffer from severe mental illness.
The Washoe County Commission has approved a $3 million settlement for a woman wrongfully imprisoned for 35 years and later freed by DNA evidence.
Cathy Woods, a woman wrongfully imprisoned in Nevada for more than 35 years, is suing the state under a new law and may be eligible for $3.5 million in damages.