The caprices of bail in Las Vegas are many and can’t be defined easily. A 50-something-year-old man who is declared innocent after spending twenty-years in prison can’t get bond while the ruling wanders its way through justice, but a twenty-something attorney walks free, released on her own recognizance, after being accused of committing twelve-felonies with…

For a trio linked to an actor’s death in Las Vegas, they had some strange requests. Kelleen Cota, Janette Martinez, and James Martinez-Amador appeared for their bail hearing on Monday. The trio, accused of swindling almost $1 million from Charles Thomas Deishley, desired to stay away from  jail while they battled accusations of racketeering, embezzlement,…

What Are Some of the Highest Bail Bonds Ever Posted   Nicolai Mork is on the A-list of Las Vegas bail bonds. Mork, 40, had to post bail of a cool $8 million recently when he faced charges in ‘Sin City.’ Law enforcement said they found enough explosives in his house to blow up a…

Significant changes within Nevada’s bonding system could be in effect statewide soon. Once that occurs,  Nevada shall be discriminating. That’s not a evil thing. The pretrial liberation program, being examined in several Nevada counties, is radically different. The courts have ordered an attempt be made to lesson bail inequities. Nevada has entered the movement by…

Gov. Jerry Brown has begun circulating draft legislation to meet a federal court order to reduce prison crowding, prompting legislative leaders, as promised, to urge the governor instead to fight the court order. “Given what we have accomplished … there is only one constructive solution to prison overcrowding: keep people from coming back to prison…