Nevada

449 ABA Journal Nevada articles.

Bail Set for OJ Simpson

In a sign that things may be looking up for O.J. Simpson, a Nevada judge set bail for the handcuffed former football star at $125,000 during his arraignment today.

Simpson…

No Celebrity Breaks for OJ Simpson

Updated: As the day progressed, it didn’t improve for former football superstar O.J. Simpson.

Simpson, who is being held without bail due to a claimed risk that he will flee…

Possible O.J. Legal Fee is Half a Million

If O.J. Simpson hires a Las Vegas lawyer to defend him on armed robbery charges, he’ll likely have to pony up about $500,000.

That’s the going rate in the city,…

NV High Court Mulls Halverson Suspension

Lawyers for controversial Las Vegas Judge Elizabeth Halverson told the Nevada Supreme Court last week that the state Judicial Discipline Commission did not have the authority to order her temporary…

OJ Simpson to AP: No Guns Involved

Updated: Former football superstar O.J. Simpson is considered a suspect in a possible armed robbery involving sports memorabilia taken from a hotel room in a Las Vegas casino, according to…

Vegas Firm Adds White-Collar Defense Practice

Las Vegas law firm Gordon & Silver will establish a white-collar criminal defense practice after its merger with the firm of well-known lawyer Dominic Gentile.

Gentile has been in the…

Ballard in CA, Competitor’s MP at Helm

Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll is opening an office in Los Angeles with the expectation that it will help the 500-lawyer Philadelphia-based law firm strengthen its flagship real estate and…

Bailiff Tells of Judge’s Shooting Remarks

The ex-bailiff for controversial Las Vegas Judge Elizabeth Halverson testified that she frequently asked him to shoot her husband, according to recently

Temp Judge Fired Over MySpace Post

A temporary “pro tem” judge in North Las Vegas has lost his job over a post on his personal MySpace page that was reportedly hostile to prosecutors and used graphic…

You’re NOT the Boss of Me

It’s hard to shock them in Las Vegas, but a former law clerk is managing to do just that

Nev. Judge to Appeal Suspension

The lawyer for controversial Las Vegas Judge Elizabeth Halverson promises an appeal of her interim suspension.

William Gamage did not offer comment on the details of his client’s case, the…

Nev. Judge Suspended, Poses ‘Substantial Threat,’ Commission Finds

A controversial Nevada judge was suspended today by the state Commission on Judicial Discipline, which found that Elizabeth Halverson “poses a substantial threat of serious harm” to the public and…

Observers Agog Over Nev. Judge Saga

Halfway into her first year on the bench, Clark County District Judge Elizabeth Halverson is one of the best-known jurists in Nevada. Although a law school classmate praises her as…

Three Accused of Enslaving Acrobats

Three men have been arrested on charges they enslaved more than 20 members of a Chinese acrobatic team that performed around the country.

Police said the accused men confiscated the…

Rookie Judge Reportedly Investigated

A rookie Las Vegas judge who is fighting the chief judge’s effort to remove her is reportedly under investigation by a judicial conduct commission.

Judge Elizabeth Halverson has been accused of acting abusively toward her staff and behaving improperly on the bench, according to the Las Vegas Sun.

An affidavit from her former judicial executive assistant said Halverson made her staff have ice waiting on the bench for her and would scream if they let it melt, according to KVBC-TV in Las Vegas.




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