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.”
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.
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.”
“Instead of carving penises into rocks and public roads,” Hof created a yellow and black, diamond-shaped “Lovers at Play” street sign directing traffic toward his Nye County brothels so customers would not get lost on their pursuit of satisfying lust, the complaint states.
GOP lawmakers, the Trump administration and Democrats were sharply divided over public land use and a Nevada standoff between federal law enforcement and a militia led by Cliven Bundy before he was freed from jail. Now those positions have hardened and the battle is moving to Congress.
A civil rights organization filed a class-action lawsuit Thursday against the state of Nevada, alleging systemic failures in its public representation of defendants who cannot afford lawyers.
The Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the convictions and death sentences for Donte Johnson in connection with a 1988 quadruple homicide in Las Vegas.
Three years and two dozen motions later, a federal court in Las Vegas will hear a federal lawsuit Monday that seeks to block the Southern Nevada Water Authority from siphoning groundwater from a 300-mile swath of eastern Nevada.
A man who had $167,000 in cash confiscated by law enforcement during a traffic stop near Elko in 2013 won a victory in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday with a ruling that found the search of his motor home was unconstitutional.