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Brian Joseph

Former reporter: Investigations

Brian Joseph worked at the Las Vegas Review-Journal from January 2017 to April 2019. His reporting has appeared in numerous publications, including Mother Jones and Newsweek magazines and the Orange County Register newspaper, where he worked for eight years. In 2013-14, he was an investigative reporting fellow at UC-Berkeley. He’s won a Polk Award and an Association of Health Care Journalists award, among others.

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Nevada brothel faces lawsuit over pay for sex workers

Two former sex workers filed a class-action lawsuit last week against Sheri’s Ranch near Pahrump, claiming that the brothel should have treated them and other women as employees instead of independent contractors.

Judge slams Las Vegas police for keeping sex trafficking records secret

A Clark County judge sharply rebuked the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department on Wednesday for withholding public records requested by the Review-Journal about sex trafficking cases and prostitution arrests, saying that the department’s reaction to the newspaper “boggles the mind.”