I love the comic Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis. I also love our system of justice in which cases of negligence or neglect of duty are punishable by fines and lawsuits. But there’s definitely something to Sunday’s cartoon about the explosion of safety extremism as a reaction to torts, so I thought I’d share. (You can click on the image to make it larger):
In the end, making a political issue personal might have done in Assemblywoman Michele Fiore.
The Nevada Supreme Court declined to rule on an appeal about whether a state employee could serve as an elected state official, or whether such service would violate the state’s constitution.
I was somewhat surprised last week when she accused Assembly Speaker-designate John Hambrick of waging a “war on women” after Hambrick removed her from her position as incoming chairwoman of the Assembly Taxation Committee for the 2015 Legislature.
This week, Nevada saw its own engineering marvel: A tunnel clawed into the earth, underneath Lake Mead, to a precise point at the bottom of the lake.
Things are pretty volatile in the Chaos Caucus.
Attorney General-elect Adam Laxalt has hired a new lawyer to defend Nevada against ‘ an unprecedented encroachment on our laws and our Constitution,’ but is having trouble identifying precisely what those are.
Meet Jay S. Bybee, currently a judge of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Back in 2001, Bybee was an appointee of the George W. Bush administration to an obscure but critical job heading up the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel.