Ex-judge Jones’ “integral” role in investment scheme laid out

Federal prosecutors say former Family Court Judge Steven Jones, who is to be sentenced Wednesday for his role in an investment scheme, betrayed the public’s trust.


Sex offenders challenge Nevada supervision law

More than a dozen sex offenders are challenging the Nevada Parole Board’s authority to impose conditions on their lifetime supervision.


An Innocent Man? Convicted Killer Says Maui Officials Destroyed or Lost Crucial Evidence

He’s spent nearly two decades in prison but Taryn Christian says he can prove that the investigation and prosecution into his 1995 murder case were rife with fraud. He’s hoping the evidence ( or lack of it ) will set him free.


The Nevada Court of Appeals issued its first Advance Opinion on March 26, 2015 in Pitmon v. State.

Mr. Modafferi wrote the briefs challenging the constitutionality of how consecutive sentences are imposed in Nevada. This was the first time the Court of Appeals issued an opinion since Question 1 was approved by voters in the November, 2014 election.


Man convicted of murdering famous Japanese psychic, son asks for early release

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – The first Japanese national to be extradited to the United States and convicted of murder asked the Hawaii Paroling Authority Monday to get out of prison halfway through his original sentence of 40 years behind bars.


Former Las Vegas Prosecutor Lisa Willardson Dead at 45

LAS VEGAS — A former prosecutor in Las Vegas was pronounced dead hours after a judicial discipline commission ruled her judge boyfriend committed misconduct by presiding over her cases.


Nevada Supreme Court: Trial for Las Vegas man who ran medical marijuana dispensary

The Nevada Supreme Court said Friday that a Las Vegas man must stand trial on charges of illegally operating a medical marijuana dispensary three years ago, though it is now legal.


Charge of illegal Wiretap

Mr. Modafferi recently drafted a Nevada Supreme Court Brief requesting that the dismissal of his client’s charge of illegal wiretap surveillance be upheld.


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