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  • Governor Signs Bill Creating Statewide Indigent Defense Commission
    6/12/2017 9:58:24 AM

    Governor Brian Sandoval has signed SB 377 creating the Nevada Right to Counsel Commission culminating a 10 year effort by the Supreme Court of Nevada to improve the delivery of indigent defense services in Nevada.

  • Nevada Courts Aim to Speed Up Justice by Improving Performance
    6/8/2017 1:44:42 PM

    At its June 7th meeting, the Judicial Council of the State of Nevada adopted revisions to the Nevada Courts Statistical Reporting Dictionary (dictionary), which includes two performance measurements requiring courts to report the age of pending active cases and the time it takes to dispose cases. Both measurements encourage judges to review their courts’ caseloads and business processes to improve efficiency for matters coming before the courts.

  • New Webinar! Nevada Court Administration 2017 Legislative Summary
    5/24/2017 4:28:24 PM

    The Nevada Supreme Court is offering this free webinar on June 20, 2017, for all court administrators, court representatives, lead clerks, and county clerks. (more…

  • Area Attorneys Seek Appointment to the Washoe County District Court
    5/19/2017 5:16:22 PM

    A total of six attorneys have applied to the Nevada Commission on Judicial Selection to fill the open judicial seat in Dept. 1 of the Second Judicial District Court in Reno. The applicants seek to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Janet J. Berry.

  • Court Improvement Program News and Report - 1st Quarter 2017
    5/17/2017 2:07:45 PM

     During the past quarter (January through March, 2017), 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.