If potential judicial candidates are looking for vulnerable incumbents to challenge in next year’s election, they will find plenty in Family Court.
If Justice of the Peace Eric Goodman, 42, was attacked in a bathroom at a busy Summerlin park earlier this month, Las Vegas police haven’t proven it.
A live-in caregiver has been arrested in the death of his patient in Kingman, Ariz.
The female inmate found dead inside a cell at the Clark County Detention Center on Friday has been identified as Kathy Renee Priest, 46. Her death has been ruled a suicide, the coroner’s office said.
Four of 32 District Court civil and criminal judges up for election next year did not receive a majority retention score from lawyers who responded to the Review-Journal’s 2013 Judicial Performance Evaluation.
Eric Goodman, a Las Vegas justice of the peace and son of Mayor Carolyn Goodman and Oscar Goodman, suffered a severe head injury at a Summerlin park nearly two weeks ago, but it’s unknown how he got his wounds, police told the Review-Journal Saturday.
We like our Supreme Court justices in Nevada. In fact, the 2013 Judicial Performance Evaluation poll of more than 300 lawyers in Clark County found that the majority believe each of the seven justices should remain on the bench.
Clark County lawyers think voters should give the boot to 12 of the 90 judges they rated in the 2013 Judicial Performance Evaluation, including five in Family Court.
Authorities were searching Saturday night for a man accused of fatally shooting a man and wounding his 19-year-old daughter in Carson City.
Family Court Judge Steven Jones found Lisa Willardson’s body Thursday slumped over the toilet in the bathroom of her rented Henderson home, according to his lawyer, James J. Jimmerson.