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  • Lefty Rosenthal: Legendary Vegas Executive with Ties to Organized Crime Las Vegas has seen its share of notorious criminals, and one of the more recent ones was Frank “lefty” Rosenthal. A former casino executive, Rosenthal was responsible for overseeing the Fremont, Hacienda, Stardust and Marina hotels on the strip and was rumored to have ties to organized crime. Lefty was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1929, and it was here that he first became involved in sports betting. During his time in Illinois, Rosenthal began running an illegal bookmaking enterprise during the 1950’s. Part of his work included bribing sports officials to fix major events on behalf of the Chicago Outfit, an organized crime unit in the Windy City. Rosenthal

    Mar 04,
  • When criminal cases involve extensive forensic evidence, sifting through this evidence in order to prepare for trial can be cumbersome. Defense attorneys can become more familiar with this type of evidence while also meeting their continuing education requirements by attending a seminar here in Las Vegas. Titled “Making Sense of Science”, this seminar is intended to increase attorney knowledge of technology and forensic evidence. The seminar will be held on April 5th and 6th at the Cosmopolitan hotel. Early registration will be available on April 3, 2013. This continuing legal education seminar is being hosted by the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the California Attorneys for Criminal Justice. These organizations are authorized to teach continuing education courses to

    Jan 25,
  • Assault and Battery: Attorneys, Las Vegas There are a few critical distinctions between the charge of assault and the charge of battery. The first distinction involves the degree of the charge, and the second involves the combination of these two charges. For example, there are various levels of severity that could apply to the charge of battery. This charge may or may not be combined with assault. Although the battery charge is often accompanied with an assault charge, this is not always the case. Sometimes a simple case can have complex variables involved. This is where the Potter legal representation becomes invaluable. There are multiple categories for both battery and assault, and these may or may not include weapons, domestic

    Mar 10,
  • Criminal Defense: Las Vegas Attorney There is a popular perception in Las Vegas concerning the practice of criminal defense law. The mistaken belief that a criminal defense attorney's job is to defend criminals is all too common. Anyone accused of committing a crime is to be assumed innocent until proven guilty. The practice of upholding these rights is known as criminal defense law. If you are accused of a crime, you are entitled to legal representation. This ensures that you are granted all of the legal protections required by law. Potter Law has many years of experience in representing clients accused of committing a crime: • Hard evidence that can establish reasonable doubt according to the circumstances of your

    Feb 21,
  • Burglary Law in Nevada Unlike other crimes, burglary charges can be imposed on someone who has not actually committed the act of burglary. This may come as a surprise because, it is somewhat unusual. Most crimes require evidence that the act had actually taken place; however, in Nevada, successfully establishing the intent to commit a burglary is often enough for a prosecutor to get a conviction. This fine line can become complicated in the courtroom, and it is important to have a skilled defense lawyer if you or someone you love has been charged with burglary. It is possible to get convicted if the defense lawyer is not experienced enough to fight these allegations properly. In Nevada, all burglaries carry

    Jan 19,

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