“As a lawmaker entrusted with speaking as an advocate for my constituents and all Nevadans, it is my difficult task to take a close look at charged subjects and separate emotion from reality. In the case of the death penalty in Nevada, the reality is complicated and nuanced, but the truth remains: The death penalty is an intrinsically unfair, costly and ineffective deterrent.”

Nevada Should End Death Penalty,” Las Vegas Sun | March 30, 2017

“Today what we’re doing is one of our most awesome responsibilities,” said Assemblyman James Ohrenschall, D-Las Vegas. “We’re proposing to amend the federal constitution. It’s a historic moment for us.”

Nevada Assembly Approves Equal Rights Amendment,” Las Vegas Review-Journal | March 20, 2017


Frierson Pushing for More Open Elections,” Nevada Appeal | April 4, 2017

Lawyers Clash Over Evidentiary Disclosure Bill in Nevada Legislature,” Las Vegas Review-Journal | April 3, 2017

Ironies Abound in Nevada Assembly in Debate Over the Death Penalty,” Las Vegas Review-Journal | March 30, 2017

Nevada Bill Would Require Lawyers for Minors During Police Interviews,” Las Vegas Review-Journal | March 30, 2017