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Lawyers debate if taking redistricting out of Legislature’s hands will cost more money

Supreme Court justices will weigh arguments about whether proposed ballot measures contain unfunded mandates and issue a decision in the coming months.

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Lawyer wants fake elector case dismissed, says choice of Vegas venue is stretching

Richard Wright, who represented the six defendants in Clark County District Court at their arraignment Monday, told The Nevada Independent in a Wednesday interview that he plans to request dismissal of the case on venue grounds, saying Ford’s choice of Clark County is a “politically expedient” move, because the county — and its pool of potential jurors — lean more Democratic than the other potential trial sites. 

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