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Euthanasia: Suicide Or Death With Dignity?

By Lobo Law |

Across the country, only a handful of states permit someone with a terminal illness to end their own life with the help of a physician or family member.  Nevada is not one of them.  In the event a loved one is suffering through their final weeks and months in a body that is riddled… Read More »

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Aggravated Assault In Nevada

By Lobo Law |

Aggravated assault is a serious charge attached to serious penalties in the state of Nevada.  If you are facing such charges, you need an aggressive local criminal defense attorney working on your behalf if you want any hope of reducing or eliminating the worst outcomes. What Constitutes Aggravated Assault?  Aggravated assault is the unlawful… Read More »

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Understanding Nevada’s Gun Laws

By Lobo Law |

Nevada has some horrendous experiences with gun violence in its history, not the least of which was the Route 91 Harvest Festival.  That terrible day ended with 58 innocent concert goers dead, and many more injured.  Gun legislation kicked in, with changes that have recently taken effect.  It would behoove anyone interested in owning… Read More »

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Wrongful Arrest And Convictions

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Shane Brown had a warrant out for his arrest for being a felon who was in possession of a firearm. During a traffic stop, Shane Brown was arrested on that very warrant.  Now he’s suing both Henderson and Las Vegas police claiming his civil rights were violated, he was falsely imprisoned, and there was… Read More »

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The Blue Wall Of Silence: What Will It Take To Get Police To Speak Up?

By Lobo Law |

When George Floyd was killed by a police officer whose knee pinned Floyd’s neck to the pavement for upwards of ten minutes, the country was outraged.  Derek Chauvin’s smug expression as the life drained from Floyd’s body didn’t help his court case, and Chauvin eventually went down with a murder conviction months after the… Read More »

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When Facing Homicide Charges

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There were 180 murders in Nevada in 2020.  That number jumped to 245 in 2021. One Nevada homicide lieutenant attributes the rise in killings to the accessibility of firearms. Cars and nightstands across the state contained loaded guns, meaning Nevada’s youth and criminals are able to get their hands on them with minimal effort…. Read More »

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The Perils Of No-Knock Warrants To Innocents

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No knock warrants—and the deadly consequences to innocents—are in the news yet again.  Amir Locke, asleep on the couch in a Minnesota apartment, was killed as police stormed into the room on a no-knock warrant. While Locke did have a gun that he grabbed as he was startled awake, authorities confirm that his name… Read More »

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Should Juveniles Be Charged As Adults?

By Lobo Law |

Back in the 1700’s the criminal justice system treated all convicted criminals the same, regardless of gender, age, or mental illness. Prisons were filled with a mix of them all, until somebody recognized that there was a problem with the system in 1825.  At that point, the New York House of Refuge was established… Read More »

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Defending Charges Of Hate Crimes

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The recent homicide of Ahmaud Arbery sparked enormous interest in the criminal justice system.  Arbery’s killers, Gregory McMichael, his son Travis McMichael, and neighbor Roddie Bryan, were found guilty of murder, and thereafter faced federal hate crime charges.  What are hate crimes, and how do charges of hate crimes impact sentencing? Nevada Hate Crime… Read More »

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Questions About The 21-foot Rule In Policing

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Police have dangerous jobs—no question about that. Their training in defensive tactics and tactical awareness, though, has led to questions about  some of the concepts officers are introduced to as they prepare to serve and protect.  Case in point: the 21-foot rule. What is the 21-foot Rule?  Officers across the country have been trained… Read More »

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