Nevada

White-Collar Crime

Judge plans to take plea in case over $3M federal 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

Juries

Public defender is picked for grand jury; judge put PD’s name in the hopper

Trials & Litigation

Judge sanctions insurer $50K because its lawyer couldn’t settle dog-bite case for $750K

Evidence

Jury convicts woman, 66, in shooting of son; his father was killed with the same gun decades earlier

Trials & Litigation

‘Mom does what I say or Mom gets the fist,’ testifies paralyzed son at her attempted-murder trial

Evidence

Son whose testimony helped mom beat murder charge is a witness in her new case over his own shooting