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Second Judicial District Court issues Corrected Order Regarding Trial Flight 6

Second Judicial District Court issues Corrected Order Regarding Trial Flight 6 On Friday, Dec. 18, 2020, the Second Judicial District Court issued Administrative Order 2020-02(E)(TF6), regarding the resumption of criminal jury trials in Trial Flight 6. The order corrects a clerical error in the trial flight ranking that had originally omitted State v. Shawn Scott […]

Henderson Municipal Court Extends Pandemic Procedures

Henderson Municipal Court Extends Pandemic Procedures On Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020, the Henderson Municipal Court filed the 4th Amended Administrative Order 20-02, regarding court procedures related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The order is effective immediately and extends the duration of the court’s pandemic measures for the safety of the public. Elements of the order include: […]

Second Judicial District Court Vacates Jury Trials Through Feb. 7, 2021

Second Judicial District Court Vacates Jury Trials Through Feb. 7, 2021 On Thursday, Dec. 17, 2020, the Second Judicial District Court issued Administrative Order 2020-05(D), regarding the closure of the court through February 7, 2021. The order specifies that the court, including the facilities at 75 Court Street and Family Court at 1 S. Sierra […]

Nevada Rule of Civil Procedure 41(e) Amended in Response to Pandemic

Nevada Rule of Civil Procedure 41(e) Amended in Response to Pandemic On Friday, Dec. 4, 2020, the Nevada Supreme Court filed an order in ADKT 0560 amending Nevada Rule of Civil Procedure (NRCP) 41(e), adding the following language to NRCP 41(e)(5) regarding extending and computing time: “…When a court is unable to conduct civil trials […]

North Las Vegas Justice Court Suspends Criminal Cases for 30 days; Establishes Pandemic Safety Measures

North Las Vegas Justice Court Suspends Criminal Cases for 30 days; Establishes Pandemic Safety Measures On Wednesday, December 2, 2020, the North Las Vegas Township Justice Court filed Administrative Order 2020-06, establishing safety measures to limit unnecessary public appearances due to the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the order, effective Monday, November 30, 2020: All criminal […]

Las Vegas Justice Court Suspends and Continues Hearings; Establishes Other Safety Measures Through Jan. 4, 2021

Las Vegas Justice Court Suspends and Continues Hearings; Establishes Other Safety Measures Through Jan. 4, 2021 On Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020, the Justice Court for the Las Vegas Township issued Administrative Order 20-19, implementing several temporary procedures in that court to limit unnecessary conduct during the COVID-19 pandemic. The order becomes effective Nov. 30, 2020, […]

Eighth Judicial District Court Requires Appearances by Alternative Means Through Jan. 11

Eighth Judicial District Court Requires Appearances by Alternative Means Through Jan. 11 On Tuesday, Nov. 24, the Eighth Judicial District Court issued Administrative Order 20-24, which requires all lawyers and litigants, with the exception of in-custody defendants appearing in the Lower Level Arraignment Courtroom, to appear for hearings by alternative means. Video appearance is strongly […]

Supreme Court to Hold Hearing Dec. 2 re: Labor Shortage in Marshal’s Office

Supreme Court to Hold Hearing Dec. 2 re: Labor Shortage in Marshal’s Office On Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an order in ADKT 0568 scheduling a public hearing for 2 p.m. on Wed., Dec. 2, 2020, to consider whether a critical labor shortage exists within the Marshal’s Office of the Nevada […]

Eighth Judicial District Court Reschedules November Jury Trials; Closes Clerk’s Office to In-Person Filing

Eighth Judicial District Court Reschedules November Jury Trials; Closes Clerk’s Office to In-Person Filing On Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020, the Eighth Judicial District Court issued Administrative Order 20-23 in response to Governor Steve Sisolak’s Nov. 11, 2020 announcement of an alarming increase in new COVID-19 cases in Nevada. The order includes the following requirements intended […]