15, Apr 2014 - Judge denies sanctions for rail companies over 2011 Nevada Amtrak-semi crash that killed 6
RENO, Nev. - A state judge has found no proof two rail companies tampered with evidence after a tractor-trailer and an Amtrak train collided in 2011, killing six people and injured dozens in northern Nevada....
03, Apr 2014 - 2 Nevada Men Sentenced for Conspiring to Defraud IRS
Two men who were convicted by a federal jury in Reno of conspiring to obstruct the IRS, were sentenced Monday to prison.
03, Apr 2014 - Nevada Court Quagmire Waits â€” And Waits â€” For Voters To Solve It
The courts are clogged in Nevada, partly because the state doesn't have an intermediate appeals court. Will Stone of Reno Public Radio reports that swaying voters to create one could prove difficult.
03, Apr 2014 - Whittemore, feds joust over Supreme Court ruling
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Federal prosecutors asked a judge on Thursday to order ex-Nevada lobbyist Harvey Whittemore to begin serving his two-year prison sentence for breaking campaign finance laws on the heels of a major U.S. Supreme Court ruling that government lawyers say undermines his appeal before the 9th ...
03, Apr 2014 - Whittemore cites US Supreme Court ruling in appeal
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Lawyers for Nevada developer and ex-lobbyist Harvey Whittemore argue his conviction for illegally funneling money to Sen. Harry Reid should be overturned based in part on a new ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that struck down some limitations on individual campaign contributions as unconstitutional. ...
02, Apr 2014 - Expert: Brain trauma can change memory
Defense witness Deborah Davis testifies during the trial of Nathaniel Castellanos, not pictured, at the Laramie County District Court on Wednesday. Davis, a professor at the University of Nevada at Reno, testified as an expert witness on how injury can impact memory.
02, Apr 2014 - Reno, NV Nevada considering bar rules for marijuana lawyers
LAS VEGASâ€”Facing a conflict between state and federal law, attorneys in Nevada are asking the state Supreme Court to set rules to protect lawyers who advise clients on medical marijuana