Under the new Initial Appearance Court program, defendants who would have waited sometimes four days to see a judge have been appearing in court in as little as 12 hours.
“Essential hearings and functions” will happen at the federal building again on Wednesday. The court said that “impacted parties” will be notified about hearings.
A group of international students from a small Reno school has filed a lawsuit against the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association, seeking to invalidate a rule that prevents them from playing varsity high school sports.
The number of eviction cases filed in Las Vegas Justice Court fell sharply last year following reforms to the state’s eviction law.
The Nevada Commission on Judicial Discipline decided Tuesday that it would not suspend a pair of Las Vegas judges over questions about profanity off the bench and administrative complaints involving court clerks.
Looking back, retired U.S. senator Harry Reid says defending Russell Payne of Las Vegas was “the most challenging and bizarre case of my lawyer life.”
The Nevada Supreme Court won’t stop the extradition of a Nevada inmate accused of killing four people in Colorado more than three decades ago.
Frank LaPena who spent decades in prison after being convicted of being the mastermind behind the murder of a Caesars Palace executive’s wife, was granted a pardon by the state Pardons Board on Wednesday.
A federal class-action lawsuit filed Oct. 27 alleges that Nevada does not provide adequate treatment for inmates with chronic hepatitis C.
The American Bar Association, the ACLU of Nevada, public defenders and law professors are all urging the Nevada Supreme Court to ban the death penalty for people who suffer from severe mental illness.