Nevada

Criminal Justice

Lawyer shot by Vegas cop after traffic stop is convicted of felonies, jailed to await sentencing

Court Security

Judge struck by wrong-way driver outside Las Vegas courthouse

Insurance Law

Is an Uber ride covered if an accident occurs? Insurance representatives are dubious

Criminal Justice

Juror recognizes defendant’s name on sample ballot in DA race

Criminal Justice

Sole opponent to sitting DA is being tried in firearms case as election looms

Constitutional Law

FBI turned off hotel Web service then sent ‘repairmen’ to get evidence, defense lawyers say

Celebrities

OJ Simpson asks Nevada Supreme Court for new trial

Criminal Justice

Inmates at 2 jails falsely cried Ebola, officials say; one defendant now faces a new charge

Law in Popular Culture

Las Vegas DA to seek county OK for reality TV show about cold and closed cases

Criminal Justice

Lawyer is federally indicted in heroin case, had $90K seized at airport

Constitutional Law

9th Circuit strikes down same-sex marriage bans; SCOTUS rejects Idaho’s stay request

Government Law

Ex-judge likely headed to prison is expected to get pension of up to $150K annually

Trials & Litigation

Did ‘freaky fast’ advertising claim spur Jimmy John’s accident settlement?

Constitutional Law

9th Circuit OKs one late habeas filing, nixes another, says both inmates abandoned by same lawyer

White-Collar Crime

Judge plans to take plea in case over $3M investment-fraud scheme, his lawyer says

Constitutional Law

After stalemate between rancher, armed militia and feds, Nevada prosecutor not rushing to bring case

White-Collar Crime

Former US Attorney takes plea in tax-return case, agrees to pay $290K

Criminal Justice

Gun instructor killed after girl loses control of Uzi; shooting range operated legally, sheriff says

Judiciary

Nevada chief justice who served as jury foreman wouldn’t have put himself on the jury

Judiciary

Nevada chief justice is chosen as juror in criminal case