Reposted from the Las Vegas Review-Journal, by Jenny Wilson LAS VEGAS, NEVADA:  A federal judge declared a mistrial Monday in the first Bunkerville standoff case, which targeted six men accused of conspiring with rancher Cliven Bundy to derail a court-ordered cattle seizure in 2014. The mistrial — an anticlimacticContinue Reading

  According to John L. Smith, this week at the Nevada Bundy trial belongs to the defense.  REPOSTED FROM NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO John L. Smith has been camping out at the federal courthouse in Las Vegas, covering the first of three trials related to a tense 2014 standoff between BunkervilleContinue Reading

  Kieran Suckling, executive director of the Center for Biological Diversity, and environmental activist organization, leads Anti-Bundy protests in Las Vegas as the first Bunkerville trial begins. By JENNY WILSON  — Reposted from the Las Vegas Review-Journal Constitutional issues took center stage Monday when the first trial in the caseContinue Reading

Agent in charge at Bunkerville, Nev., standoff is implicated in Burning Man investigation (Photo: John Locher/AP) According to a hot-off-the-press story in The Arizona Republic, An investigation accusing a federal agent of misconduct and ethics violations could derail one of the most high-profile land-use trials in modern Western history. Jury selection isContinue Reading

  As the “Bundy” trials in Las Vegas are quickly approaching, we’re re-posting this article as a refresher about the original Bundy Standoff.  The primary substantive content of this article was originally posted on The Pahvant Post in April, 2014. This article should also be supplemented by The Bundy RanchContinue Reading

Since what happened in Bunkerville has become an issue in the Oregon Standoff Trial, for those who are interested in a more in-depth treatment, including the deep background leading up to it, this is something worth considering. This presentation was given by Bill Norton with the Center for Self Governance.Continue Reading

This weekend marks the one-year anniversary of the Bundy Stand-off.  Before republishing our original piece about the Stand-off, below, we’re going to make some quick observations about what has happened since then, and where things stand at this point.  Probably the best place to start that discussion is by comparingContinue Reading

Connecting the Dots

Background The Cliven Bundy family actively ranches in the harsh conditions of the deserts of Southeast Nevada where their family has operated for at least six generations (use of the phrase “have been” has been avoided because at this point, the future looks brighter, and it does not appear thatContinue Reading