On February 6, 2023, Chief Judge Cynthia Cruz order in the administrative matter guidelines for case assignment transfers was filed in the Las Vegas Justice Court. See Administrative Order 23-02.
Justice Court Administrative Order 23-01 Regarding Judicial Authorization to Release Defendants on Their Own Recognizance
On January 26, 2023, an order in the administrative matter regarding judicial authorization to release defendants on their own recognizance was filed in the Las Vegas Justice Court. See Administrative Order 23-01.
Five Things to Know About Sealing Nevada Criminal Records
“A person wishing to seal past criminal records must file a petition with the court.” Read more from Elizabeth Carmona in this article published in the Five Things issue of the bar journal Communiqué (Jan. 2023).
Five Things to Know About the Trial By Peers Program
“Participants charged with misdemeanors are tried, defended, and sentenced by their peers (teens approximately their own age) in court before a judge and with the assistance of a senior attorney.” Read more from Doreen Spears Hartwell in this article published in the Five Things issue of the bar journal Communiqué (Jan. 2023).
Five Things to Know About the Change in Traffic Citations from Misdemeanors to Civil Infractions
“This does not mean that all traffic violations will be treated as civil infractions.” Read more from Lisa Szyc in this article published in the Five Things issue of the bar journal Communiqué (Jan. 2023).
Five Things to Know About the Rosenberg Spy Case
“Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage in 1951 for their roles in spying for the Soviet Union.” Read more from Tamara Beatty Peterson and David Astur in this article published in the Five Things issue of the bar journal Communiqué (Jan. 2023).
Justice Court Orders Mandatory Electronic Filing in Criminal Traffic Cases
On June 15, 2022, the Las Vegas Justice Court filed an order in the administrative matter of mandatory electronic filing in criminal traffic cases. The order becomes effective on July 1, 2022. See Administrative Order #22-06.
Nevada Lawyers to Present Legislative Update CLE Program on November 9, 2021
On November 9, 2021, three Nevada lawyers will make a special presentation for the continuing education of Nevada lawyers in a program produced by the CCBA’s CLE Committee. The program, “Legislative Update: Looking In & Out,” highlight relevant information related to the following topics: adoption, immigration, civil litigation, health care, education, criminal justice reform, and tips from the Legislator. RSVP to the CCBA by November 8, 2021.
Lance Hendron Presents “Gazed and Confused” CLE CLE Program
Includes information for Nevada lawyers regarding the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Standardized Field Sobriety Test, Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus Test, Walk and Turn Test, and the One Leg Stand Test.
Clark County Court Order Suspends Certain Rules Effective March 1, 2021
On February 24, 2021, Eighth Judicial District Court Judge Linda Marie Bell signed an administrative order in the matter of suspending certain district court rules to conform to the statewide rules of criminal practice.