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.
Clark County claims in a court filing that the owners of two adjacent homes advertised as a nude resort have spent months evading being served a lawsuit aimed at shutting them down.
Felony convictions have been handed down against three Nevada men who illegally killed a bear in the Pinenut Mountains south of Carson City in 2017.
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak on Tuesday named Jacqueline Bluth, 37, a Las Vegas prosecutor with a dozen years in the Clark County district attorney’s office, to a vacant seat on the District Court in Las Vegas.
Details about sealed court cases were obtained by the Las Vegas Review-Journal during the nationally recognized Sunshine Week, which is held each year to focus attention on access to public information.
An Indian Springs man has been sentenced to one year and one day in prison for breaking into a National Park Service site in Nye County and disturbing the only home for one of the world’s rarest types of fish.
A Las Vegas man was given a suspended sentence and placed on probation by a judge for his role in a voter fraud scheme during the 2016 election, Nevada law officials announced Wednesday.
Both states use lethal injection to impose the ultimate punishment, but that’s where the similarities end. Since 2012, Texas has used a single barbiturate to end inmates’ lives while Nevada wants to use an untried three-drug “cocktail.”