1/24/2020 11:19:58 AM
The Nevada Court of Appeals will hold oral arguments at the Thomas & Mack Moot Courtroom at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas William S. Boyd School of Law on January 28, 2020 at 10:30 a.m.
1/6/2020 2:00:58 PM
Domestic violence is one of the strongest
predictors of child abuse and neglect fatalities in the United States. Forty percent of child abuse victims report
domestic violence in the home. We know that 70% of domestic violence go
1/6/2020 1:51:33 PM
According to the National Center on Domestic
Violence, Trauma, and Mental Health, trauma can have significant mental health
consequences. Yet the agencies and systems to which survivors and their
children turn are frequently unprepared to address the range of issues they
face in trying to access safety and heal from the traumatic effects of abuse. (more…)
1/6/2020 1:43:30 PM
The U.S. Children’s Bureau says that one of the barriers to
successful outcomes for children who come to the attention of the court in
child welfare cases is a lack of trained and effective representatives; someone
to advocate for timeliness in agency and court handling of the child’s case.
National Consensus is that a child deserves a vigorous and active attorney. (more…)
1/2/2020 4:20:07 PM
Leadership at the Nevada Supreme Court will change on January 6, 2020 when Chief Justice Mark Gibbons ends his term and Justice Kristina Pickering assumes the administrative post of Chief Justice.