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  • Law Day Essay Winners Prove Power Of 14th Amendment
    5/8/2017 2:36:06 PM

    Justice Lidia S. Stiglich has announced the Elko County and Humboldt County winners of the 2017 Law Day Essay Contest. The winning essays focused on the importance of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution.

  • New Webinar! Maintaining the Integrity of Criminal Records
    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...

  • New Webinar! Understanding and Preventing Vicarious Trauma and Compassion Fatigue in the Court Community
    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…)

  • New Webcast! Substance Abuse in the Court Community
    4/12/2017 9:05:32 AM

    “Substance Abuse in the Court Community” is now available via on-demand video. (more…)

  • Rural Judges Travel Study
    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).