I’ve made it no secret since I started as executive director earlier this year that I think our organization needs a more aggressive legal department to help advance civil liberties in our state. Nevada has been through so much in the last year alone, including serious inequities exposed by the C
Assembly Bill 141 creates a sealing of evictions for those who have been evicted during the COVID-19 pandemic because they could not pay their rent. It also extends the time some tenants have to find new housing when they are being evicted for no cause.
We have an opportunity this session to end our costly and ineffective death penalty. Contact your legislators to call for a hearing on this important legislation.
Two-thirds of Las Vegas traffic warrants go to Black and Brown people.
No-knock warrants are a staple of the failed war on drugs. They allow officers to enter homes without announcing themselves and turn communities of color into warzones. These needless encounters often end with loss of life or substantial bodily injury.
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