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Potter Criminal Defense Takes on Prostitution Charges

A common misconception among tourists is that prostitution is legal throughout the state of Nevada. That’s not the case, as Nevada law prohibits prostitution in counties of more than 700,000 residents, and local municipalities can place further restrictions on brothels as well. Clark County, which includes Las Vegas, is restricted by state law from allowing…

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Pimps Now the Target From Vegas Police

Contrary to popular belief, prostitution is not legal in Las Vegas. While brothels can legally operate in some parts of Nevada, state law prohibits them in counties that have a population over 400,000. Since Clark County has nearly two million residents, it is ineligible to have legalized prostitution. Although brothels can’t legally exist here, it’s…

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Human Trafficking in Las Vegas?

Action Needed to curb Human Trafficking in Vegas The U.S. Justice Department has named Las Vegas as one of the 17 most likely destinations for human trafficking in the United States. Human trafficking is a serious problem, with the DOJ estimating anywhere between 17,000 and 20,000 people being brought to this country against their will…

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