Court News

EJDC Discovery Update re Case Conference Reports

Eighth Judicial District Court Discovery eliminates need to submit courtesy copies for Case Conference reports Las Vegas – NV (11/13/2018) – The Eighth Judicial District Court Discovery Commissioner Bonnie Bulla today announced that Discovery will discontinue the practice of receiving courtesy copies of Case Conference Reports submitted by parties in cases. An electronic system has […]

EJDC Orders Plan for Adjudication of Election-Related Actions

On October 31, 2018, Eighth Judicial District Court (EJDC) Chief Judge Linda Marie Bell filed an order in the matter of election matters filed in the court on Election Day this year. In Administrative Order #18-12 (AO 18-12), the court acknowledged Election Day as November 6, 2018, and “the possibility of actions pertaining to the […]

LVJC Order In Re Status of Prisoners with US Immigration Holds

On October 19, 2018, Las Vegas Justice Court Justice of the Peace Joe Bonaventure signed an order regarding the status of prisoners with United States Immigration Holds. In Administrative Order #18-03, the court rescinded an administrative order from 2002 and ordered that Las Vegas Justice Court Clerks and Officers of the Clark County Detention Center […]

LV Justice Court Plans for Homeless Event (Nov. 20, 2018)

On October 11, 2018, Las Vegas Justice Court Chief Justice of the Peace Joe Bonaventure signed an administrative order with guidelines for how the Las Vegas Justice Court clerks shall process outstanding warrants for defendants who appear for court services while at the special service event, Project Homeless Connect. For more information, see Administrative Order […]

Hearing Scheduled In Re Amendments to Supreme Court Rule 207 (Board of CLE)

The Nevada Supreme Court has scheduled a public hearing for Monday, November 5, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. on proposed amendments to Supreme Court Rules 207-215 and modifications to the Regulations of the CLE Board. An order filed on October 3, 2018, contains the proposed amendments and modifications, explains how to participate in the hearing, and […]

LVMC Alternate Judge Applications Due December 8, 2018

The Las Vegas Municipal Court is seeking attorneys in good standing who are interested in serving as alternate judges on an as-needed basis to preside over various criminal and traffic matters when the Municipal Court Judges are unavailable. If an applicant is chosen to serve as an alternate judge, that applicant may not appear as […]

US Magistrate Judge Applications Due November 30, 2018

Due to the pending retirements of two United States Magistrate Judges George W. Foley, Jr. and Carl W. Hoffman, Jr. , the United States District Court – District of Nevada has published a public notice regarding the process to fill the expected vacancies on the local bench. Specifically, in recent announcement, “United States District Court […]

EJDC Order Formalizes Practice to Accept Bonds, Bails Regardless of Immigration Status

On June 19, 2018, Eighth Judicial District Court Chief Judge Linda Marie Bell entered an order in the administrative matter of the status of persons with immigration holds. See Administrative Order 18-11 (AO 18-11). In AO 18-11, the court orders Clark County court clerks to continue to accept posting of bail bonds and cash bail […]