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November 24, 2014

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Justices soon may decide Uber case's venue
Justices soon may decide Uber case's venue
Monday, November 24, 2014
The Nevada Supreme Court could decide as early as Monday whether a judge in Reno or one in Las Vegas should hear a bid by state taxi regulators and limousine firms to block ...
Fighter War Machine pleads not guilty
Fighter War Machine pleads not guilty
Thursday, November 20, 2014
A mixed martial arts fighter who legally changed his name to War Machine pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges that could get him life in a Nevada prison without parole for allegedly trying to kill his porn actress ex-girlfriend and her friend in Las Vegas. Jonathan Paul Koppenhaver, 33, spoke ...
Photo: Defendant Mazen Alotaibi listens to comments by Ju
Judge rejects new trial in Saudi airman rape case
Thursday, November 20, 2014
A Nevada judge rejected a call for a new trial for a Saudi Arabian air force sergeant found guilty of kidnapping and sexually assaulting a 13-year-old boy at a Las Vegas Strip hotel. Clark County District Judge Stefany Miley issued ...
Nevada Supreme Court taking up Uber jurisdiction dispute
Nevada Supreme Court taking up Uber jurisdiction dispute
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
he Nevada Supreme Court has decided to give speedy handling to a petition seeking to prevent a Washoe County judge from presiding over a conflict between the state and Uber. Uber, a private ride service company, has asked ...
Uber court hearing delayed until Friday
Uber court hearing delayed until Friday
Monday, November 17, 2014
Uber was back in court briefly today, fighting to keep its ride service operating in Las Vegas. But a dispute over whether the court case should play out in Las Vegas or Reno led to ...
Lawsuits seek back wages for dancers at 6 strip clubs
Lawsuits seek back wages for dancers at 6 strip clubs
Friday, November 14, 2014
Six Las Vegas strip clubs have been named in lawsuits seeking back wages for dancers. The legal actions come after the Nevada Supreme Court ruled that dancers at the ...
Nevada: No need for court to re-hear gay marriage issue
Nevada: No need for court to re-hear gay marriage issue
Thursday, November 13, 2014
A federal appeals court should reject a request by the Coalition for the Protection of Marriage for a full-court rehearing of a landmark decision allowing gay marriage ...
Judge hit by wrong-way driver outside courthouse released from hospital
Judge hit by wrong-way driver outside courthouse released from hospital
Friday, November 7, 2014
A District Court judge hit by a wrong-way driver this morning outside the Clark County Regional Justice Center has been released from ...
Subpoena fight resolved over FBI-Caesars search
Subpoena fight resolved over FBI-Caesars search
Thursday, November 6, 2014
A federal judge in Las Vegas heard defense attorneys allege Thursday that the FBI improperly enlisted Caesars Palace officials to obtain a crucial search warrant before ...
Photo: Rap music mogul Marion Suge Knight appears in cour
Suge Knight pleads not guilty in robbery case
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Suge Knight has pleaded not guilty to a robbery charge filed over an incident in which a celebrity photographer accused the Death Row Records founder of stealing her camera. Knight, 49, appeared in a Los Angeles courtroom Wednesday and ...
Work already underway to stand up Nevada Court of Appeals
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
The morning after voters approved creating an appeals court in Nevada, more than 100 inquires had been made about applying for the three new judgeships. The Nevada Court of Appeals, which voters ...
Las Vegas woman pleads guilty to filing false tax claims
Las Vegas woman pleads guilty to filing false tax claims
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
A Las Vegas woman pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to four counts of filing false claims with the IRS and faces up to ...
Lawsuit alleges trooper crashed into motorcyclist on purpose
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
A Las Vegas motorcyclist wants the federal Justice Department to investigate whether a Nevada Highway Patrol trooper violated his civil rights and used excessive force in a crash last month on a Southern Nevada freeway on-ramp. Attorney Stephen Stubbs filed a complaint Monday that says ...
Suge Knight hospitalized with blood clot after fall in jail cell
Suge Knight hospitalized with blood clot after fall in jail cell
Monday, November 3, 2014
Rap music figure Marion "Suge" Knight will post bail and return to California to face a robbery charge following treatment at a Las Vegas hospital for a blood clot in his chest discovered after he ...
Lawyer to seek back wages for up to 20,000 strippers
Lawyer to seek back wages for up to 20,000 strippers
Friday, October 31, 2014
A Las Vegas lawyer says he plans to file a class-action lawsuit seeking back wages for up to 20,000 strippers after a court ruling this week that dancers are club employees and not independent contractors. The Nevada Supreme Court ruled ...

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