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Category Archives: Criminal Defense

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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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Understanding Nevada’s Gun Laws

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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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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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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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Addressing Racial Disparity In The Criminal Justice System

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Even before the Black Lives Matter movement gained steam, issues of racism in policing were well documented and understood to be an issue impacting communities of color. Unfortunately, racial disparities do not end there.  The criminal justice system is rife with problems related to race, making many people of color wonder if they can… Read More »

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Reforms That Could Improve The State Of Policing In America

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How can we help police to do a better job—to make meaningful connections to the communities in which they serve, keep the public and the officers themselves safer, and build trust in the police interactions that take place on the streets of this country every day?  Changes are sorely needed—and not impossible to achieve. … Read More »

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Which Is Better: A Settlement, A Bench Trial Or A Jury Trial?

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If you are facing criminal charges, there is a very good possibility that the case will be settled before you ever make it to court.  According to the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), not even three percent of criminal cases—on both the federal and state levels—ever make it to trial in this… Read More »

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