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    Romeo and Juliet Law

    Posted on February 3, 2017 by | Comments are off

    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 them. While the specifics of this law vary from state to state, most mean to characterize cases of illegal sexual conduct involving minors in relation to the s... read more

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    Discovery Process in a Criminal Defense Case

    Posted on January 26, 2017 by | Comments are off

    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 obtain from them beforehand any information that happens to pertain to the criminal case. Although the specifics will vary from one state to another, this information ... read more

    Casino Markers and What You Need to Know

    Posted on January 18, 2017 by | Comments are off

    Casino Markers and What You Need to Know
    Most people would rather not carry large amounts of cash, particularly if they're heading into a Las Vegas casino. If you're a big gambler, though, what can you do instead? Rest assured that the casinos want as much of your business as they can get. That's why they are often willing to extend... read more

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    Under What Circumstances Can My Criminal Case Be Reopened If I Was Found Innocent?

    Posted on January 6, 2017 by | Comments are off

    Under What Circumstances Can My Criminal Case Be Reopened If I Was Found Innocent?
    If you've been pardoned or acquitted of a criminal offense, the term "double jeopardy NRS 412.378" will surely take on a deep meaning. This valid legal concept means to protect anyone from being tried twice for the identical crime. In other words, once the courts have either convicted you of a ... read more

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    Under What Circumstances Can My Criminal Case Be Reopened If I Was Found Guilty?

    Posted on December 25, 2016 by | Comments are off

    Under What Circumstances Can My Criminal Case Be Reopened If I Was Found Guilty?
    If your criminal trial has ended in conviction, you are naturally hoping for a second chance to clear your name. This is particularly true if new evidence has surfaced that could exonerate you completely. What can you do in a case like this? Are there any circumstances under which a judge might ag... read more

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    What Is Justifiable Homicide?

    Posted on December 2, 2016 by | Comments are off

    What Is Justifiable Homicide?
    Are you being charged with murder? It may have been justifiable homicide (NRS 200.120). Read on to get a good understanding of what that means. In the eyes of many, the commission of homicide for any reason is an unforgivable act. These people will hold that anyone who has killed another individu... read more

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    Pleading No Contest – What Does it Mean?

    Posted on October 15, 2016 by | Comments are off

    Pleading No Contest – What Does it Mean?
    You know they've got something on you. In fact, you feel certain that in this case, the word "guilty" appears in big red letters right across your forehead. Now, the judge is asking how you plead. What are you going to say? Contrary to what you may have seen on TV, the majority of criminal cases... read more

    How to Represent Yourself in Court

    Posted on October 7, 2016 by | Comments are off

    How to Represent Yourself in Court
    You say you’ve been hit with criminal charges and want to defend yourself? If so, you’re not alone. Many people seriously consider taking this path. The Sixth Amendment gives all defendants the right to avail themselves of legal counsel, and that includes the privilege of serving as your own att... read more

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    What Are the Causes of a Mistrial?

    Posted on September 29, 2016 by | Comments are off

    What Are the Causes of a Mistrial?
    When accused Las Vegas underwear thief Joey Kadmiri first appeared at jury trial in July of 2014, he expected a fairly swift conclusion in the form of a verdict. His brandishing of a gun while entering the “Thunder from Down Under” dressing room to steal the male strippers’ thong undergarments... read more

    Leaving the Scene of an Accident

    Posted on September 19, 2016 by | Comments are off

    Leaving the Scene of an Accident
    Panic can do strange things to people. The flight-or-fight response is built into our physiological makeup, and when the unexpected happens, it can lead to behavior that would probably never occur under less stressful circumstances. This may prove a life-saving device in some situations, but after a... read more