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Criminal Defense

Criminal Negligence
July 13, 2017

What Is Criminal Negligence?

When is a crime not really a crime? It all comes down to intent. There are the deliberate crimes, those undertaken with…

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Marijuana Laws Nevada 2017
July 5, 2017

What Are the New 2017 Marijuana Laws in Nevada?

On July 1, 2017, Nevada officially became the fifth state in the union to legalize the sale of recreational marijuana. The state…

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Hung Jury
June 23, 2017

What Is a Hung Jury?

A courtroom jury in a criminal trial has one duty over all: To listen to the evidence, sift through the facts and…

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Innocent Guilty
May 5, 2017

What Happens During the Pretrial?

As impressive as any courtroom drama may be, the criminal proceedings themselves often pale in comparison to the amount of preparation that…

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Miranda Rights
April 25, 2017

Damaging Statements You May Have Made Either Orally Or In Writing

What is a confession? Is it the same as an incriminating statement, and what, if anything, does a Miranda warning have to…

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Suppressing Evidence
March 30, 2017

Suppressing Evidence in a Criminal Trial

If you are facing criminal charges, you already know that the prosecution has in its possession one or more pieces of evidence…

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Loaned Gun
March 28, 2017

If Someone Commits a Crime With My Gun, Am I Liable?

You have just discovered that someone used your gun while committing a crime. Your worries now center on one thing only: How…

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Stop and Frisk
March 27, 2017

Stop and Frisk in Las Vegas

Of the numerous and varied actions that law enforcement has been known to take against the ordinary citizen, few have a greater…

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Not Guilty Plea
March 12, 2017

Can I Withdraw My Guilty Plea?

Why would anyone plead guilty to a crime that they did not commit? It may seem counterintuitive, but surprisingly enough, people do…

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Nevada Felony Categories
February 21, 2017

Nevada’s Felony Categories

The state of Nevada puts criminal offenses into three different classes: misdemeanors, gross misdemeanors and felonies. The felonies, of course, are the…

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Romeo Juliet Law
February 3, 2017

Romeo and Juliet Law

Although the state of Nevada boasts several statutes related to illegal sexual behavior, the so-called Romeo and Juliet law is not among…

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Criminal Discovery Process
January 26, 2017

Discovery Process in a Criminal Defense Case

In the United States, all criminal defendants have the constitutional right not only to face their accusers at trial but also to…

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