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The Nevada Athletic Commission Strikes Again

The Nevada Athletic Commission Strikes Again

Yes, it’s back to boxing, and the Nevada Athletic Commission – they strike yet again! Former Las Vegas FBI agent and NAC Commissioner Bobby Bennett really screwed the pooch on this one, and on national TV. THE FIGHT Last Saturday former champ Andrew Maloney “lost” his rematch with current WBA super flyweight champ Joshua Franco at the MGM …

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All Things Must Pass – Judge Lloyd D. George

George Harrison once sang “All Things Must Pass”. Well within a week’s time, I learned that the finest federal Magistrate Judge I’ve ever appeared before, Lawrence Leavitt, had retired from the law. Then I learned, with great sorrow, of the passing of Senior District Court Judge Lloyd D. George. Therefore, I am reprising a post …

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John Bailey

Las Vegas – My Kind Of Town – Doctors and Judges and Lawyers……Oh My!

JUSTICE MAIMED Back in 1990, a few weeks before I moved to Las Vegas to become a federal prosecutor, a horrendous crime occurred there.  An FBI agent walked in on an armed bank robbery.  He didn’t walk out.  The bank robber, Jose Echavarria, got the drop on John Bailey and murdered him. Now, almost 30 …

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Justice Served In Las Vegas: Brian Wright, The U.S. Attorney And The UFC

Justice Delayed – Still Sweet In early 2016, a convicted felon named Brian Wright was facing the prospect of spending the rest of his life in prison for masterminding a string of armed robberies which netted $1.1 million worth of jewelry. Then, suddenly, the April 25 trial date for Wright and co-defendant Danielle Perreira was vacated. U.S. District Judge Andrew Gordon ripped into the federal prosecutors handling the case for discovery …

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The Mayweather McGregor Fight and the NAC: “So much money”

Mayweather McGregor Will Happen The Mayweather McGregor fight and the Nevada Athletic Commission: So much money! The drums are beating for a Mayweather showdown with Conor McGregor. Well, the POP has been underground.  Long before the Presidential election, I had been suffering chronic Primary Fatigue.  I was then overwhelmed by post-election vitriol.  I thought after …

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