death penalty

Mitch Kelly
October 23, 2019 - 6:45 am
Prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty against a North Las Vegas couple charged in the death of a little boy.
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Carson City Sheriffs Office
Associated Press
October 18, 2019 - 7:49 am
Lawyers for a Salvadoran immigrant charged with four northern Nevada homicides want to postpone his trial to determine whether he has an intellectual disability that makes him ineligible for the death penalty if convicted.
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Associated Press
October 09, 2019 - 6:11 am
The American Bar Association wants the Nevada Supreme Court to rule that people suffering from severe mental illness should be ineligible for the death penalty.
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May 21, 2019 - 5:01 pm
A state court judge rejected a bid by a defense lawyer to declare Nevada's death penalty unconstitutional because the two most powerful lawmakers in the state Legislature are also career prosecutors.
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April 30, 2019 - 10:54 am
Lawyers defending a man in a capital murder case are challenging Nevada's death penalty law using an unusual argument.
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Nevada Assembly
© James Pintar |
April 18, 2019 - 5:12 pm
Opponents of capital punishment began the Nevada legislative session bolstered by the governor's general disapproval of the death penalty.
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lethal injection
© Oleksandr Lysenko |
February 20, 2019 - 8:54 am
Two Democratic state lawmakers say costly appeals and the inability to carry out a lethal injection mean that Nevada should give up the death penalty.
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