The Law: Delaying the Game

"Justice delayed is justice denied," runs an old legal maxim. Former Nevada Judge Clifford Jones, 59, might be inclined to disagree. For him, it seems that the slower the law moves, the better. Having long since stepped down from the bench to serve a couple of terms as Nevada's Lieutenant Governor, "Big Juice," as he is known, now operates as a big-time gambler. This week, beating all the odds, he will celebrate the sixth anniversary of his indictment for perjury in the Bobby Baker payoff case. Baker, who was indicted along with Jones on Jan. 5, 1966, has been tried, convicted,...

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