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Public Hearing Set for Sept. 24 to Discuss Virtual Disciplinary Hearing Proposal

Public Hearing Set for Sept. 24 to Discuss Virtual Disciplinary Hearing Proposal On August 20, the Nevada Supreme Court received a petition from the State Bar of Nevada’s Board of Governors requesting that the court order all disciplinary proceedings to be conducted by simultaneous audio/visual transmissions until public health concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic […]

Eighth Judicial District Court Modifies Homicide Team and Reassigns Civil Cases

Eighth Judicial District Court Modifies Homicide Team and Reassigns Civil Cases On Thursday, September 3, 2020, the Eighth Judicial District Court issued Administrative Order 20-20 modifying the departments assigned to the court’s homicide team. Department 10 has replaced Department 3 on the team. Department 10 shall serve as the team’s case management judge, while Department […]

State Bar of Nevada Announces Recipients of the 2020 Membership Awards

State Bar of Nevada Announces Recipients of the 2020 Membership Awards State Bar of Nevada members work hard to improve our organization and further the development of the legal profession. Please join us in recognizing the invaluable contributions of our 2020 State Bar of Nevada Membership Award recipients: PRESIDENTIAL AWARD: Hon. Larry Hicks The State […]

State Bar of Nevada Issues Statement on Diversity, Inclusion and Justice for All

State Bar of Nevada Issues Statement on Diversity, Inclusion and Justice for All On Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, the State Bar of Nevada’s Board of Governors issued the following statement: STATEMENT ON DIVERSITY, INCLUSION AND JUSTICE FOR ALL Recent events in Nevada, America and in many countries around the world have led our human race […]

Public Hearing Set for Sept. 22 to Discuss Rule Changes re: Evictions

Public Hearing Set for Sept. 22 to Discuss Rule Changes re: Evictions Recently, the Nevada Supreme Court issued the following ADKTs regarding proposed eviction-related rule amendments. The amendments include: ADKT 0567: On Monday, August 31, 2020, the Nevada Supreme Court received a petition to adopt rules relating to mediation of residential summary evictions and to amend […]

Las Vegas Justice Court Suspends Rule Requiring Original Copies of Eviction Notices

Las Vegas Justice Court Suspends Rule Requiring Original Copies of Eviction Notices On Thursday, August 20, 2020, the Las Vegas Township Justice Court issued Administrative Order 20-17, which immediately suspends local court rule JCRLV 34(f)(3)(B). That rule normally requires a tenant filing an affidavit in answer to a landlord’s notice of eviction to include a copy of the […]

Nevada Bar Exam Successfully Completed Virtually

Nevada Bar Exam Successfully Completed Virtually The Nevada Supreme Court and the Nevada Board Bar of Examiners announced that the Nevada Bar Exam was successfully completed virtually on August 11 and 12. From early on, both organizations opted to proceed with a virtual exam as a way to handle the administration of the bar exam […]

Nevada Supreme Court Accepting Comments re: Bar Exam Through Noon, Aug. 5

Nevada Supreme Court Accepting Comments re: Bar Exam Through Noon, Aug. 5 On Friday, July 31, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an order in ADKT 0558 stating that it has received a motion to reconsider its July 24, 2020, order postponing the July 2020 examination and its May 20, 2020, order in which the court […]

Las Vegas Justice Court Submits Petition to Repeal and Re-enact Eviction Rules

Las Vegas Justice Court Submits Petition to Repeal and Re-enact Eviction Rules On Wednesday, July 29, the justices of the peace for the Las Vegas Township Justice Court submitted a petition to the Nevada Supreme Court in ADKT 0564 proposing to repeal its local rules related to evictions and re-enact them as a separate body […]

Nevada Supreme Court Law Library Offering Online Services; Building Remains Closed

Nevada Supreme Court Law Library Offering Online Services; Building Remains Closed On Tuesday, July 28, 2020, the Nevada Supreme Court issued Administrative Order AO-0011, announcing that although the Nevada Supreme Court Law Library physical building remains closed to the public, the library continues to offer services through alternate means. Services can be accessed in the […]