Las Vegas Justice of the Peace Melanie Tobiasson appeals allegations from the Nevada Commission on Judicial Discipline.
David Ferrara covers courts and legal affairs. He joined the newspaper in 2014 after more than six years reporting in the Deep South, where he wrote extensively about the BP oil spill. Prior to that, he worked for newspapers, magazines and a wire service in Chicago. He is a graduate of Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.
Prosecutor Jacob Villani and District Court hearing master Bita Yeager are facing off for the open judge seat in Department 1.
Attorney Jonathan MacArthur, who has attended numerous protests this year, was arrested Wednesday night during a gathering in honor of Breonna Taylor.
A woman who took drugs and alcohol before she caused an Aug. 3 crash that killed two teenagers has agreed to plead guilty.
Las Vegas Justice of the Peace Melanie Tobiasson mounted her defense this week to charges that she interfered with a double murder investigation.
A Las Vegas man prosecutors said used his job at a drug testing facility to take bribes from people on federal probation was ordered to serve nearly five years in prison on Monday.
Pandemic restrictions have forced another delay in the murder trial for a Henderson psychologist accused of killing his attorney wife.
Clark County District Court’s first jury trial since coronavirus restrictions brought the local legal system to a halt in March is set to begin Monday.
Prosecutors announced that five people have been charged with defacing federal buildings in Las Vegas during a Black Lives Matter protest this spring.
An Argentinian citizen living in Las Vegas was sentenced to 35 years in federal prison Wednesday for sexually assaulting a child, producing images of the abuse and having hundreds of images and videos of child rape.
A Las Vegas judge is facing ethics charges after an outburst directed at a potential juror during a child rape trial resulted in an overturned verdict.
Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson said the decision would result in prosecutors dismissing second-degree murder charges in at least five cases.
Lawyers for a Las Vegas Strip property filed a trespassing lawsuit Friday against 20 unknown people in the wake of a Labor Day weekend fight that broke out at Encore.
A popular mobile gaming company on the verge of going public with a $3.6 billion valuation is at the center of a multimillion-dollar Las Vegas lawsuit over gambling addiction and alleged cheating.
Las Vegas attorneys Travis Barrick and Nathan Lawrence said the rate state prisoners are paid for dangerous work is akin to using them for slave labor.