Month: March 2017

First Proceedings Planned for Las Vegas Courthouse April 3

All justices of the Nevada Supreme Court will hear oral arguments for the first time at 10 a.m. April 3, in the Las Vegas Courthouse, 408 E. Clark Ave. The 72-seat courtroom features design styling reminiscent of the first U.S. Supreme Courtroom. Wood paneling, red velvet curtains, and red stadium chairs give the courtroom a […]

Washoe County Senior Judge Peter Breen Honored for 40 Years of Service

Thursday, March 23, the Nevada Supreme Court and Governor Brian Sandoval recognized Senior Judge Peter I. Breen for 40 years of service to the State of Nevada, 32 years of which were as a sitting District Court Judge in Washoe County. Judge Breen’s accomplishments include creating Nevada’s first drug court in July 1995 in Reno’s Second […]

Chief Justice Michael A. Cherry Reports 2017 State of Judiciary

Chief Justice Michael A. Cherry reported the State of Judiciary to a joint session of the 2017 Nevada Legislature last night in Carson City. Chief Justice Cherry told legislators “the State of Nevada Judiciary is strong, professional, and independent.” The full video of the speech can be seen on the Nevada Legislature website. Cherry detailed […]