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03.04.13

By: George Knapp
Las Vegas City Life

Few people were allowed to see the epic confrontation of legal titans that played out over the past few days in a local courtroom, but it was every bit as tense and exciting as any fictional drama. On one side was legendary Harvard Law professor Alan Dershowitz.  On the other side was a local legal titan who’s likewise championed media freedom and has defended many of the best-known Nevada scribes (including Knappster). Former federal prosecutor Don Campbell was hired by the Review-Journal for what might seem a counterintuitive assignment: to defend the right of the RJ’s competitors — namely KLAS Channel 8 and KTNV Channel 13 — to have a camera in the courtroom to record the proceedings, including any testimony by billionaire Sheldon Adelson.

01.04.13

By: Tim O'Reiley
The Las Vegas Review Journal

Adelson Asks to Bar Cameras From Court Because of "Security Threat"

20.03.13

By Martha Neil
ABA Journal

Apparently seeking to disprove a public claim by billionaire Sheldon Adelson that he had lost his temper in a 2006 state court deposition, a Las Vegas attorney last year filed, in a subsequent federal wage-and-hour case, a video of the session.

20.03.13

By: John L. Smith
The Las Vegas Review Journal

"Legalizing Pot Makes $900,000 Sense"

28.02.13

By: John L. Smith
The Daily Beast

Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson is on the rampage again, suing a Wall Street Journal reporter for libel. John L. Smith has been there, and it nearly cost him everything.

28.10.12

By J. Patrick Coolican
Las Vegas Sun

Don Campbell, a former federal prosecutor and one of the best lawyers in town, did give me a useful piece of advice: Go with judges who have some experience as litigators, meaning they’ve tried cases in front of judges and juries.