Episode 27: Protect Her

Hillary and Tina cover former King County Superior Court Gary Little and former Nevada House Representative Steven Brooks.

Hillary’s Story
Gary Litttle built a prestigious career as Assistant Attorney General and volunteer counselor to the Seattle juvenile court before being elected to the King County Superior Court. But, when rumors of Little’s sexual exploits involving juveniles come to light, Little faces big legal problems of his own.

Tina’s Story
Steven Brooks served as a House Representative beginning in 2011 for District 19 and in 2013 earned a seat for District 17. But, when Brooks gets passed over for a committee position, he reacts in an unimaginable way and puts his political future at risk.

Hillary's Story
Gary Little
The Washington Post
Social Watchdogs Shielded a Judges Troubling Secret--by Jay Matthews

History Link
King County Superior Court Judge Gary Little commits suicide over allegations of child abuse on August 18, 1988.--By David Wilma

Google Books
The Socially Skilled Child Molester: Differentiating the Guilty from the Falsely Accused--By Carla Van Dam

The Astonisher
The Judge Who Raped Children

A Seattle judge involved in a sex scandal dies by suicide

The New York Times
Judge a Suicide As Reports Cite Sexual Conduct


King County Courthouse--via Auburn Examiner
Judge Gary Little--via The Astonisher

Tina's Story
Steven Brooks (Nevada politician)
Clark County, Nevada

Press Release Distribution
Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks Files For 2012 Election--by Brooks Campaign 2012

LV Criminal Defense
What exactly is battery against a protected person?

News 3 Las Vegas
Former Nevada Assemblyman Steven Brooks arrested again

8 News Now Las Vegas
Former Nev. Assemblyman Steven Brooks arrested for intimidating police officer and other charges--by Nikki Bowers

Las Vegas Review Journal
Ex-lawmaker Steven Brooks arrested again--by Annalise Little
Steven Brooks Candidate Questionnaire 2010
Legislator Brooks, facing felony charge, put in protective custody--by Benjamin Spillman and Antonio Planas

LA Times
Expelled Nevada lawmaker Steven Brooks arrested near Barstow--By JOHN GLIONNA

Las Vegas Sun
Assemblyman in jail, accused of threatening fellow lawmaker--by David McGrath Schwartz
Brooks arrested in California after police chase--by Tovin Lapan

Nevada Appeal
Brooks 1st expelled legislator--by Geoff Dornan
Ex-Nevada lawmaker Steven Brooks receives 3 years’ probation in gun case--by Ken Ritter

New York Times
Nevada Legislator Expelled, Then Arrested, as His Life Unravels for the Public to See--By Timothy Pratt

CBS News
Ex-Nev. assemblyman Steven Brooks arrested hours after expulsion

Victorville Daily Press
Lawyer seeks Steven Brooks mental health hearing--By MICHELLE RINDELS

Bolder City Review
Brooks’ replacement likes Assembly job, will try to keep it

Huffington Post
Steven Brooks, Nevada Assemblyman, Explains Arrest--By John Celock

Steven Brooks Legal Trouble

Steven J Brooks Shirtless-via Las Vegas Review Journal
Steven Brooks Arrest Photo--Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department via Las Vegas Review Journal
Steven Brooks Assemblyman, 2011--by Sam Morris via Las Vegas Sun