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    Suing For Slander On Facebook Posts: Internet Defamation

    Social media has revolutionized our world, affecting the ways we communicate and share information. It’s also made it easier for individuals to share their minds. The surging popularity of Facebook and other social media outlets has raised interesting legal questions about what a person can and cannot legally post online. So what is the current word on Facebook posts? Can […]

    A Bouncer Assaulted Me. Can I Sue?

    Nightclubs can be great places to let loose after a long week at work, but they can also be dangerous. If you add alcohol, a crowded setting, and an act of aggression, you could have a serious mess on your hands. This is often the attitude bouncers have; they are the people charged with keeping nightlife as peaceful as possible. […]

    Scams on the Las Vegas Strip

    Las Vegas is a popular destination spot for its nightlife and reputation for raucous fun. There’s a reason our slogan is “Whatever happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.” Unfortunately, scam artists throughout the city feel the same way. Avoid falling into a trap – know the biggest scams on the Vegas strip and how to protect yourself during your stay. […]

    The Dangers of Snapchat and Driving

    We’re all aware of the dangers of texting and driving. No matter where in the country we might live, we’ve likely heard a story about texting behind the wheel leading to disastrous consequences. But parents of teens have a new worry: teenagers using apps while driving, particularly snapchat and driving. A study conducted by Liberty Mutual Insurance and Students Against […]

    Five Thanksgiving Accidents

    Who doesn’t love Thanksgiving? It’s one of the few times each year when we can forget about our troubles, enjoy good food and good company, and gather around a game of football. While many Americans look forward to Thanksgiving as a time for making memories, some of those memories might not be so enjoyable.  Unfortunately Thanksgiving accidents are common and […]

    On the Nevada Ballot: Medical Equipment Sales Tax Exemption

    One question Nevada voters can expect to see on the November 8, 2016, election ballot is the Nevada Medical Equipment Sales Tax Exemption Initiative, otherwise known as Question 4. Question 4 is a constitutional amendment that voters initiated. It proposes to change Article 10 of the Nevada Constitution, adding text in the form of “Section 7.” The amendment would change […]

    On the Nevada Ballot: Regulations on the Energy Market

    Showing up on Election Day prepared is your responsibility as a Nevadan voter. It’s every voter’s duty to have an informed opinion about each proposed measure on Nevada’s ballot and to make an educated decision based on the best interests of the state. If you don’t know the details about Question 3 regarding Nevada energy choice initiative on the November […]

    On the Nevada Ballot: Legalization of Marijuana

    The biggest issue on voters’ minds this year is the next POTUS, but Nevadans also have a few important state measures to consider. Learning about each question on the upcoming ballot will help you vote with confidence as an educated Nevada citizen. Question 2, the Initiative to Regulate and Tax Marijuana, on the November 8, 2016, ballot deals with the […]

    On the Nevada Ballot: Background Checks for Gun Purchases

    As a registered voter in Nevada, it’s your duty to stay informed about what questions will be on the ballot. If any of the measures on this year’s general election ballot pass, it will change state policies. Question 1 on the November 8, 2016, ballot is the Nevada Background Checks for Gun Purchases Initiative. How Did the Initiative Join the […]

    Police De-Escalation Training and Reform

    2010 was a record year for officer-involved shootings in Las Vegas. There were several high-profile shooting incidents, many of which involved deadly force against unarmed suspects. Las Vegas wasn’t alone in this increase – all over the nation, citizens are protesting police brutality and use of unnecessarily deadly force. In light of these protests and due to the Las Vegas […]