Tag: Nevada

Nov 11

Fred Steese Pardoned For 1992 Murder In North Las Vegas

Fred Steese (Lisa Rasmussen)

Frederick Lee Steese was granted a full and unconditional pardon on November 8, 2017 by an 8 to 1 vote of the Nevada Board of Pardons Commissioners. It was their first pardon in at least 21 years of a convicted murderer. Fred Steese was convicted on March 1, 1995 of first-degree murder with a deadly …

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Dec 29

Nevada Grants 17 Unconditional Pardons In 2015

Nevada State Seal

The Nevada Board of Pardons has issued 17 unconditional pardons in 2015. The nine members of the Nevada Board of Pardons Commissioners are the governor, the attorney general, and the seven members of the supreme court. The pardons board has the authority to issue a conditional pardon that can commute or reduce a sentence, or …

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Oct 24

Judge Valorie Vega Charged With Ethics Violations

Judge Valorie Vega in the courtroom during Victor Fakoya’s trial at 2:43 a.m. (Clark County District Court)

Clark County, Nevada District Court Judge Valorie Vega has three ethics charges pending against her by the Nevada Commission on Judicial Discipline related to her conduct during Victor Fakoya’s murder trial in December 2010. Las Vegas television station KLAS-TV broadcast astory on December 22, 2010 that Clark County, Nevada District Court Judge Valorie Vega kept …

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Feb 11

Ronnie Milligan Paroled Based On Evidence He Is Innocent After 30 Years On Nevada’s Death Row

Ronnie Milligan Paroled Based On Evidence He Is Innocent After 30 Years On Nevada’s Death Row

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