$43.8 million has been awarded to a Hong Kong businessman out of the Sands Corp. coffers. (Review-Journal) Pretty hefty judgment since Sands Corp. and Adelman had Rusty Hardin and Sam Lionel on board as defense counsel. Rusty Hardin is also former MLB pitcher Roger Clemens' defense counsel and [allegedly] an asshole.
Meet Jason Landess, one of two candidates to replace Nevada's national embarassment (a.k.a. Judge Halverson). He's a 30 year litigator who carries some old baggage (gambling debt, family issues), but believes those old demons make him a better candidate for the judicial seat. (Review-Journal) [Judge Stefany Miley is also running for the seat].
Suspended NFL running back Adam "Pacman" Jones paid off the $20,000 debt he owed to Caesars. (Las Vegas Sun)
Review-Journal columnist got called in for jury duty. Surprise! He didn't enjoy the experience. (Review-Journal)
One of the "show and tell" killers may be headed back to prison after being charged with kidnapping and sexual assault on his girlfriend. (Nevada Appeal)
Governor Gibbons isn't happy this week, since his soon-to-be ex-wife has moved to have the divorce proceedings and divorce record unsealed for the public, arguing that sealing the record was unconstitutional. (Review-Journal) [sounds like if the case is unsealed, the personal and political gossip about the Gov. will come pouring out].
The Nevada Board of Medical Examiners is attempting to defend its investigation of Dr. "Needles" Desai. (Review-Journal)