Nevada Judiciary News

  • Cancellation of Oral Argument and Public Hearing
    3/17/2020 4:36:42 PM

    In keeping with public health precautions recommended in response to COVID-19 and the emergency declared by Governor Sisolak on March 15, 2020, the Nevada Supreme Court and Court of Appeals are postponing all oral arguments until further notice.

  • Visitor Restrictions to Courthouses in Carson City and Las Vegas
    3/16/2020 10:00:12 AM

    The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has advised people to take precautions in light of the coronavirus outbreak and that the best way to prevent illness is to avoid being exposed to the virus.To minimize exposure to COVID-19 and avoid disruption to critical court functions, the Nevada Supreme Court and Court of Appeals have imposed visitor restrictions on its courthouses in Carson City and Las Vegas.

  • Participating Remotely in Oral Argument
    3/11/2020 10:07:22 AM

    The court hears oral arguments in its public courtrooms in Carson City and Las Vegas and simultaneously webcasts them.  To minimize and allay concern about exposure to COVID-19, the court has decided to permit lawyers to participate in oral argument by video conference, on advance written request.  The videoconferencing system the court uses requires laptop/desktop/videoconferencing computer internet access and audio and video (web camera) capability.  For a request to be granted, the parties' internet capabilities must be compatible with those of the court.  A written request for videoconferencing must be addressed to the Clerk of the Court and filed and served at least 3 business days before the date set for oral argument. 

  • Nevada Supreme Court Approves Awarding Continuing Legal Education Credit for Pro Bono Service
    2/13/2020 12:27:37 PM

    Today the Nevada Supreme Court entered an order amending the rules requiring continuing legal education (CLE) to provide Nevada lawyers the opportunity to earn CLE credit for pro bono civil representation and related services for low-income Nevadans with unmet civil legal needs.

  • Interpreters! The Good, the Bad…and the Ugly
    2/12/2020 3:04:43 PM

    The Good, the Bad…and the Ugly is now available via on-demand video. This course is designed for all judicial officers, quasi-judicial officers and court staff. However, credentialed court interpreters and prospective court interpreters are also invited to view the training. This course has been developed in collaboration with the Second Judicial District Court. (more…