Nevada

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

Trials & Litigation

Government lawyer faces $12K in sanctions, plus possible jail time if he doesn’t pay up

Evidence

Police raid law office, wire client in ‘bizarre’ probe of claimed lawyer effort to aid client escape

Criminal Justice

In first case of its kind, feds use RICO statute to pursue claimed Internet credit-theft ring

Insurance Law

Should insurance cover suit against law firm after staffer allegedly engineered a false arrest?

Legal Ethics

Defense lawyer who continued to practice after felony plea is temporarily suspended

Criminal Justice

Man who killed wife, shot at divorce judge through courthouse window calls counsel ineffective

Business of Law

Federal court clerk, 2 techs create e-billing system to speed payment to defense lawyers nationwide

Criminal Procedure

New OJ Simpson appeal is nearly 6,000 words over the limit

Real Estate & Property Law

4 new pleas in record Las Vegas corruption case; defense lawyers for others OK secret evidence pact