Suing Nevada on Behalf of Private Eyes

Humphrey Bogart and Regis Toomey in The Big Sleep Photograph by Everett Collection

The silhouette of a mysterious dame darkens the frosted glass doors of a private eye’s office. It’s the scene that has launched countless detective plots, and in Nevada, the hard-boiled trope is now practically codified by law. Early last year, state lawmakers voted to require private investigators operating in Nevada to maintain a physical place of business in the Silver State.

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