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    What Is Criminal Negligence?

    Posted on July 13, 2017 by | Comments are off

    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 malice aforethought and carried out with nefarious ends in mind. There are also the apparent crimes that result from unintentional acts, but these are not crimes at all. Wha... read more

    What Are the New 2017 Marijuana Laws in Nevada?

    Posted on July 5, 2017 by | Comments are off

    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 is one in which possession of the substance has been legal since the first of the year, but the new freedom to purchase comes with a few regulations. There are only cert... read more

    What Is a Hung Jury?

    Posted on June 23, 2017 by | Comments are off

    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 come to a unanimous conclusion. Often, though, a panel of jurors will reach an impasse, finding themselves unable to agree on the defendant's guilt or innocence. Despite their most e... read more

    What Happens During the Pretrial?

    Posted on May 5, 2017 by | Comments are off

    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 goes into them. By the time the jury has appeared on the scene, the bulk of the action has already taken place. It's often the most important part of the pr... read more

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    Damaging Statements You May Have Made Either Orally Or In Writing

    Posted on April 25, 2017 by | Comments are off

    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 do with it? There's no question that in a stressful situation, your nerves can get the better of you. For some people, this results in an unfortunate tendency to talk too ... read more

    Suppressing Evidence in a Criminal Trial

    Posted on March 30, 2017 by | Comments are off

    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 with which it hopes to convict you. This could consist of documents, witness testimony, public records or physical objects, and if you're lucky, some of it may prove to ... read more

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

    Posted on March 28, 2017 by | Comments are off

    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 deep is my involvement, and can law enforcement punish me for this? The answer hinges largely on several factors that include the identity of the other person. The stat... read more

    Stop and Frisk in Las Vegas

    Posted on March 27, 2017 by | Comments are off

    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 talent for eliciting outrage that the ever-popular stop and frisk. The temporary detention and subsequent pat-down are bad enough on their own, but the fact that an off... read more

    Can I Withdraw My Guilty Plea?

    Posted on March 12, 2017 by | Comments are off

    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 this every day. In many cases, the confession comes as part of a plea bargain made with a lawyer's advice in the hopes of receiving a lighter sentence. Other times,... read more

    Nevada’s Felony Categories

    Posted on February 21, 2017 by | Comments are off

    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 most serious, and following your release, the aftermath of a conviction for one of these crimes can follow you into the future and often into t... read more