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.
“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).
“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).
“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).
“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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
The 31-page order includes the recommendations of the Commission on Statewide Rules of Criminal Procedure, …