4/25/2017 11:20:55 AM
The Nevada Supreme Court is offering this free webinar from 12 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. on June 27, 2017, for all judicial officers and court staff.
In an effort to maintain the integrity of criminal records, the Nevada Department of Public Safety (DPS), General Services Division (GSD), will focus this training on the importance of criminal record maintenance and how it impacts the criminal justice community.The goal is to further enhance that balance of information sharing by gathering important information to enable DPS to better serve the community as a whole. Based on feedback from a presentation on this subject at the limited jurisdiction judges winter seminar, this session will focus on specifics identified as needing extra attention.more details...
4/24/2017 10:04:04 AM
The Court Improvement Program (CIP) now offers On-Line Attorney Dependency Training to improve legal representation of parents and children in dependency cases. The training enhances the CIP mission to use technology to build systemic capacity, and advance judicial and attorney knowledge and expertise. The training is open to all judges handling neglect and abuse cases and the attorneys appearing in these courts. The distance learning environment maximizes accessibility and removes the barriers of location, time, and costs.For more information
4/24/2017 7:34:17 AM
The Nevada Commission on Judicial Selection is seeking applications for attorneys wishing to fill an open judicial seat in the Second Judicial District Court. The opening is the result of the retirement of the Honorable Janet J. Berry in Dept. 1.
4/18/2017 4:49:16 PM
The Nevada Supreme Court is offering this free
webinar on May 23, 2017, for all judicial officers, quasi-judicial officers,
and court staff. (more…)
4/14/2017 10:21:27 AM
Two Individuals Expected to Fill Vacancies in Eighth Judicial District CourtThe Nevada Commission on Judicial Selection sent Governor Brian Sandoval six names for consideration to fill two open judicial seats in the Eighth Judicial District Court.
4/12/2017 9:05:32 AM
“Substance Abuse in the Court Community” is now
available via on-demand video. (more…)
4/6/2017 9:44:53 AM
A recent report issued by the Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC), Research and Statistics Unit, discusses the total miles driven and the associated time traveling each year by the district court judges that must travel to multiple courts in their judicial districts.
4/6/2017 9:33:12 AM
Nevada judges travel from courthouse-to-courthouse in various rural counties to ensure due process for everyone. In the last six years (2011-16), rural district court judges traveled an average of 6.1 hours per week to dispense justice in Nevada’s rural communities, which was a 14 percent reduction from the 2007-10 time period (7.1 hours).
3/24/2017 4:33:45 PM
Domestic Violence in the Digital Age: Part 2-Evidentiary Issues is now available via on-demand video. (more)
3/23/2017 9:42:21 AM
For the Period July 1, 2017 Through June 30, 2018Pursuant to subsection 3 of NRS 125B.070, the presumptive maximum amounts of child support have been adjusted for the period beginning July 1, 2017.The Consumer Price Index (all items) published by the United States Department of Labor for calendar year 2017 increased 2.1 percent; therefore, the presumptive maximum amounts originally established and modified annually pursuant to NRS 125B.070 will increase 2.1 percent effective July 1, 2017.
Download Presumptive Maximum Amounts of Child Support July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018
3/14/2017 4:03:51 PM
"Nevada Appellate Courts 2016 Criminal Opinions Review" is now available via on-demand video. (more)
2/23/2017 1:57:57 PM
Certified Court Interpreters Program hereby announces the offering of the Oral
Performance Examination in both Las
Vegas and Carson City in
April 2017. The dates are April 11 &
12, 2017 (Carson City) and April 18-20, 2017 (Las Vegas). The languages
available for oral testing are the following:
- Haitian Creole
2/9/2017 3:11:11 PM
The Nevada Supreme Court is offering a free
webinar on April 6, 2017, for all judicial officers, quasi-judicial officers,
and court staff. The “Substance Abuse in the Court Community” webinar will
focus on addiction and how it effects those in the court and legal community
and those on the bench in particular. (more…)
2/9/2017 3:08:15 PM
The Nevada Supreme Court is offering a free
webinar on March 21, 2017, for all judicial officers, quasi-judicial officers,
and court staff. The “Domestic Violence in the Digital Age: Part 2 –
Evidentiary Issues” webinar will focus on evidentiary issues surrounding social
media and technologies that can be misused to cause harm. (more…)
2/6/2017 10:03:43 AM
During the past quarter (October through December, 2016), the
Court Improvement Program (CIP) has focused on three primary strategies: improving
timeliness to permanency for children; increasing judicial, attorney, and
stakeholder’s knowledge and expertise; and building systemic capacity through
continual quality improvement (CQI) and data exchange.
1/25/2017 3:44:53 PM
The Nevada Supreme Court is offering this free
webinar on March 7, 2017, primarily for court staff attorneys and law clerks.
However, all judicial officers and other court staff are welcome to attend as
1/25/2017 3:35:00 PM
"Domestic Violence in the Digital Age" is now available via on-demand video. (more…)
1/17/2017 3:43:26 PM
The Court Improvement Program fosters its
mission by using technology to build systemic capacity, and advance judicial
and attorney knowledge and expertise.
The On-Line Attorney Dependency Training is intended to improve
legal representation of parents and children in dependency cases and is open to
all judges handling neglect and abuse cases and the attorneys appearing in
these courts. The distance learning environment maximizes accessibility and removes
the barriers of location, time, and costs.
7/15/2016 3:00:00 PM
The recorded sessions for the Nevada Supreme Court/Court of Appeals Civil
and Criminal Opinions, and the U.S. Supreme Court Opinions are now
available online.Select conference
materials are also available. (more…)
1/4/2016 4:20:00 PM
The National Institute of Corrections (NIC) has accepted Nevada as a recipient of technical assistance for the Committee to Study Evidence-Based Pretrial Release. The NIC will assist the state in establishing a pilot site program.
10/5/2015 8:59:14 AM
The Supreme Court of Nevada Judicial Council has formed a committee to study evidence-based pretrial release and the committee is moving forward with collecting data on how the system might work in Nevada. According to many members of the committee, the current pretrial release system is a "seat of your pants" decision for most judges or requires payment of bail by an accused, who many times cannot afford it.
9/29/2015 3:43:36 PM
The Supreme Court Blue Ribbon for Kids Commission is relying on various resources as it tackles reforming the Clark County child welfare system and courts. The State of Nevada, Washoe County, and various Clark County agencies are working together to ensure children feel safe and the
system meets national standards, the Committee learned at its September meeting.
7/14/2015 10:45:56 AM
The Blue Ribbon for Kids Commission, made up of community leaders reviewing child welfare in southern Nevada, will move toward implementing recommendations announced in March to address deficiencies in the Clark County child welfare system and courts. In Phase II, seven subcommittees have been formed to advance the seven recommendations made by the Commission. The subcommittees are:
7/2/2015 2:24:25 PM
The Nevada Supreme Court, Administrative Office of the Courts has partnered with the New Mexico Language Access Center to offer this self-paced online course. The purpose of the course is to ensure that all court employees have a basic understanding of their ethical and legal obligations, as well as current best practices in serving limited English proficient and non-English speaking individuals. (more…)
3/25/2015 2:34:53 PM
Supreme Court Justice Nancy Saitta will chair the Blue Ribbon for Kids Commission made up of community leaders reviewing child welfare in southern Nevada. The Commission will release its final recommendation report to the public, which is invited to attend.
11/4/2014 11:20:34 AM
Court Improvement Program Select Committee Meetings for 2017:
- January 20, 2017 – Friday, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
- April 28, 2017 – Friday, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
- July 21, 2017 - Friday, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
- October 20, 2017 – Friday, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
6/3/2014 11:00:00 AM
The Trial Court Technology Support staff are working on several projects to improve services to the Nevada courts participating on the Nevada Court System (NCS) as well as services to non-NCS courts for data exchanges to the Nevada Department of Public Safety (DPS) and the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).
5/6/2014 2:15:00 PM
The AOC Audit Unit would like to remind all courts assigned to Minimum Accounting Standards "Group 1" that a four-year independent audit is required to be completed and remitted during calendar year 2014. All courts (district, justice, and municipal) in Carson, Storey, Washoe, Lyon, Churchill, Elko, Lander, Pershing, Humboldt, and Douglas counties are classified as Group 1 courts.All other courts are assigned to Minimum Accounting Standards "Group 2". Group 2 courts required external audits are due in calendar year 2015.
2/19/2014 10:55:00 AM
The Nevada Supreme Court is proud to announce the launch of the new distance learning website as a part of the on-going development to the Court’s Distance Education Program. Under the direction of the Judicial Education Unit, the distance education program offers training for Nevada’s state trial courts through online webinars, videoconferencing, videos, courses, and written correspondence. For more information visit Distance Education Program.
12/3/2012 3:40:00 PM
Access the New Mexico Center for Language Access 2015 Class Schedule here: http://nmcenterforlanguageaccess.org/cms/en/calendar/class-schedule
1/24/2012 3:05:00 PM
The Supreme Court recently approved and ordered Minimum Accounting Standards, Version 3.0, on January 13, 2012. We encourage you to review the new standards to ensure your court’s compliance.