The Nevada Casino Marker Law
201902.19
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The Nevada Casino Marker Law

In Nevada, if you owe money to a casino relating to a gambling debt from a “marker,” and don’t pay it back on time, you can be arrested and jailed wherever you are in the world. The United States Constitution has prohibited the creation of “debtor’s prisons” as part of America’s break from British rule,…

What to Do if Charged With Unlawful Drone Operation
201902.12
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What to Do if Charged With Unlawful Drone Operation

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The popularity of “Small Unmanned Arial Systems” or “sUAS,” which most people know as “drones” has exploded in the last few years. The use of drones in commercial photography, filmmaking, surveillance, wildlife management, and even farming, has transformed these industries. Hobbyists have also made drones an affordable and often useful tool for vacation videos, photos,…

When Sporting Events Go Wrong: Las Vegas Criminal Defense
201902.05
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When Sporting Events Go Wrong: Las Vegas Criminal Defense

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Many Las Vegas residents are excited about the Las Vegas Raiders moving to Sin City in 2020. The New Las Vegas Raiders Stadium will be a global showpiece for the desert city and its new team. With the arrival of such a storied and sometimes controversial NFL franchise, there will also be an increase in…

Three Steps to Choosing the Best Las Vegas Criminal Defense Lawyer
201812.06
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Three Steps to Choosing the Best Las Vegas Criminal Defense Lawyer

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Billboards, TV ads, and Newspaper headlines are three of the worst ways to choose the right lawyer for your case. If you are charged with a crime, making the right hiring decision can mean the difference between freedom or prison; it’s that important. There are three things you can do to make sure you’re making…

201511.04
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The Freedom Of Our Minds: Conscience, Drugs, Democracy, and the First Amendment

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By Christopher L. Grasso,  Associate Attorney Careful and logical analysis of the robust rights so zealously protected and spoken of by figures like Jefferson and Madison unveils an inextricable connection between each of the rights specified by the First Amendment. That is, although each right is specifically enumerated within the Amendment, the Founders were clear…

201508.27
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Why Federal White-collar Crime Prosecution Rates Are Dropping

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White-collar crimes are being prosecuted by the federal government less than they have been in the past 20 years. Changes to the Justice Department budget along with the intervention of defendant’s attorneys are two likely reasons for the decrease in prosecutions. Prosecution for Federal White-Collar Crimes Has Decreased While crimes involving the state may be…

201508.25
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Surprising Activities That Are Considered Crimes in Las Vegas

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Las Vegas law criminalizes a variety of activities that may be civil offenses in other cities and states. Knowing what these surprising criminal offenses include can help residents and visitors avoid arrest and jail time. Most Commonly Misunderstood Criminal Offenses in Las Vegas Whether you’re a local or one of Las Vegas’ 40 million visitors,…

201508.18
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DUI Laws in Nevada: What You Should Know

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If a person is accused of driving under the influence, then there is a possibility he or she could face consequences that include jail time and a suspended license. Driving Under the Influence Laws in Nevada In the state of Nevada, driving under the influence is when an individual has consumed alcohol that exceeds the legal limit…

201508.13
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The Good and Bad of Plea Bargaining

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Plea bargaining may be your best option in court, but this type of agreement can also come with serious consequences. Plea Bargaining: The Pros and Cons If you are facing serious criminal charges, you may be able to have some of these charges reduced and possibly dismissed by plea bargaining. The prosecution will need to…