Reno City Council Vote Allows Strip Clubs And Sign To Stay

From Reno Gazette Journal: The Reno City Council voted 6-1 Wednesday afternoon to allow strip clubs to remain in downtown Reno and allow clubs to continue using digital signs. Councilwoman Jenny Brekhus was the lone dissenter in the two decisions, which came after hours of discussion of proposed amendments to the Reno Municipal Code —… Read more »

Sexism in Reno’s Strip Clubs: How Regulators Denigrate the Trade

Nevada lawmakers have it out for strippers. According to a lawsuit in Federal Court, a city order in Reno requires that female dancers register with the government to obtain “work cards” before they can legally perform. To secure one, dancers must be fingerprinted, disclose work history, pay a hefty fee and agree to an FBI… Read more »

City of Reno adv Discopolus

This is a Section 1983 Civil Rights action against the City of Reno for violation of equal protection of the law and violation of the First Amendment freedom of expression clause. The Reno Municipal Code (“RMC”) requires female topless dancers to obtain a work card, but does not require male dancers who engage in the… Read more »

Onyeagolu adv State of Nevada

This is a Civil Rights action alleging that Nevada Revised Statute (“NRS”) 176.059 creates a structural financial conflict of interest such that trial courts in Nevada have a pecuniary interest in the outcome of cases, resulting in a violation of a criminal defendant’s guarantee of due process of law. NRS 176.059 requires judges to levy… Read more »