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What Happens If I’m Not Read My Miranda Rights?

By | Criminal Defense, Laws

In 1966, The United States Supreme Court ruled that anything a defendant says upon arrest is only admissible in court if the arresting officer warned the arrestee ahead of time. This declaration became known as the Miranda Warning. What Are the Miranda Rights? The Miranda Rights are specific rights that defendants must be read upon arrest; these rights are as…

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New Nevada Law Aims to Reduce Truancy Rates

By | Laws, Nevada, News

According to the Clark County School District in Nevada, there were more than 120,000 instances of truancy among students during the 2013-2014 school year. Because of the high absenteeism rates in Nevada, the state has approved a new law that will aim to decrease the number of truancies among students. This new law will come into effect on January 1,…

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How Has the Obama Work Visa DACA Program Changed?

By | Laws, News

On November 20th, President Obama announced new executive actions on immigration. For those of you who are familiar with the Deferred Action Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA), these new actions are basically an expansion of that program. It is important to understand exactly what these new changes will do because millions of immigrants are now eligible for work permits and temporary…

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Motorcycle Helmet Laws and Injuries

By | Car Accidents, Laws, Personal Injury Blog

It is no secret that motorcycles are dangerous. According to research, the Department of Transportation reported that there were 81,000 recorded injuries sustained from motorcycles in 2011. And not surprisingly, the severity of the injury increases as the riders driving speed increases. Even more, riders who were not wearing a helmet sustained the most serious injuries, including death. In Nevada,…

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How to Beat a DUI Charge

By | Criminal Defense, Laws

Getting a DUI (Driving Under the Influence) charge is a nightmare. The legal proceedings are time-consuming, expensive, and, not to mention, embarrassing. Even more, having a DUI on your record can make it difficult to get a job or be approved for professional licenses. So how can you beat a DUI? Well, if you have already been charged with one,…

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Strippers Sue Six More Las Vegas Clubs

By | Bighorn Has Your Back, Las Vegas, Laws, Nevada, News

Strippers Sue Six More Las Vegas Clubs November 14, 2014 – In the aftermath of the October 30th Nevada Supreme Court ruling against Sapphire Gentlemen’s Club, attorneys representing current and former dancers at Las Vegas strip clubs filed class-action suits against multiple gentlemen’s clubs, including Larry Flynt’s Hustler Club, Club Paradise, Crazy Horse III, Olympic Gardens, Treasures, and Spearmint Rhino….

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What Is Workplace Retaliation?

By | Laws

In the workplace, employers sometimes retaliate against employees that engage in legally protected activity. For instance, an employee may notify the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) about harassment or discrimination regarding its employer. The employer may in turn retaliate, or punish, the employee that reported this behavior to the EEOC – this is illegal. Examples of retaliation, include: Firing Demotion…

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