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Study: Nevada’s Death Penalty Defense Is Costly

(Las Vegas, NV)  —  A new study finds it will cost Clark County taxpayers about $20-million to defend the valley’s 80 pending death penalty cases.  The report by a UNLV criminal justice professor says prosecutors […]

04/09/2012

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Study: Nevada’s Death Penalty Defense Is Costly

A new study finds it will cost Clark County taxpayers about $20-million to defend the valley’s 80 pending death penalty cases.

CBS Las Vegas–04/09/2012

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ACLU Finds Nevada Police Use Cellphone Tracking

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada police have tracked the movements of people through their cellphones, sometimes without obtaining proper court approval. That’s according to court records and public documents obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union of […]

04/08/2012

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Live And Local With Kevin Wall 03/27/12:Metro, Obamacare, And Trayvon Martin

Attorney Mark Hutchison tells us what happened during the second day of the Supreme Court hearing on Obamacare. Also Alan Lichtenstein is on the general counsel for the ACLU and tells us about their new guidelines for the Las Vegas Metro Police Department.

03/28/2012

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Civil Rights Groups Blast Feds Over Metro Investigation

A pair of civil rights groups have criticized the Justice Department for delaying an investigation into deadly shootings by Las Vegas police.

CBS Las Vegas–02/09/2012

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Former Sheriff Joins Call For Vegas Police Probe

The former sheriff and mentor to the current top cop in Las Vegas says he supports a federal probe following the police slaying of a troubled and unarmed Gulf War veteran in his car.

FM News 100.5 KXNT–12/17/2011

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Sheriff Would Welcome Federal Investigation

The top law enforcement official in Las Vegas is endorsing a Justice Department probe of police practices days after officers fatally shot a troubled and unarmed Gulf War veteran.

12/15/2011

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NAACP, ACLU Want Probes Of Vegas Police Slaying

The NAACP in Las Vegas wants a federal probe and the American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada is calling for an independent investigation of a police shooting that killed an unarmed 43-year-old Gulf War veteran behind the wheel of his car in a Las Vegas condominium complex.

12/14/2011

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Abortion Petitions Face Legal Challenges

A pair of initiative petitions that would ban abortions in Nevada are facing legal challenges. The groups hope to get enough signatures for the measures to land on next year’s general election ballot.

CBS Las Vegas–10/17/2011

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Illegal Immigrants’ Rights Discussed

  Rahul Sharma, Staff Attorney, ACLU, spoke with Alan about when undocumented aliens should be turned over to ICE.

FM News 100.5 KXNT–02/09/2011

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