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.
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 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.
The Washoe County Commission has approved a $3 million settlement for a woman wrongfully imprisoned for 35 years and later freed by DNA evidence.
Cathy Woods, a woman wrongfully imprisoned in Nevada for more than 35 years, is suing the state under a new law and may be eligible for $3.5 million in damages.
Clark County claims in a court filing that the owners of two adjacent homes advertised as a nude resort have spent months evading being served a lawsuit aimed at shutting them down.
Felony convictions have been handed down against three Nevada men who illegally killed a bear in the Pinenut Mountains south of Carson City in 2017.
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak on Tuesday named Jacqueline Bluth, 37, a Las Vegas prosecutor with a dozen years in the Clark County district attorney’s office, to a vacant seat on the District Court in Las Vegas.