Effective May 18, 2020, members of the public are encouraged, but not required, to wear face covering when they come to the United States Courthouses. In addition, face coverings are required during court proceedings to the extent possible and where social distances are difficult to maintain, unless otherwise directed by the presiding judge. Detailed information […]
On Monday May 18, 2020, the Henderson Municipal Court is planning to reopen to the public and to hold court sessions. More information is posted on the court’s webpage via www.cityofhenderson.com and their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/HendersonMunicipalCourt/. Source: Bill Zihlmann, Court Administrator, Henderson Municipal Court
The content of this post was written by Joe Tommasino for Communiqué, the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA).* Supreme Court of Nevada: Anti-SLAPP statute: (1) Steve Sanson’s articles and emails on behalf of Veterans in Politics International (VIPI) fell within the protections of Nevada’s anti-SLAPP statutes in this case; (2) because […]
PUBLIC NOTICE FOR REAPPOINTMENT OF MAGISTRATE JUDGE NANCY J. KOPPE The current term of United States Magistrate Judge Nancy J. Koppe will expire on December 31, 2020. The United States District Court, District of Nevada is establishing a panel to consider the reappointment of Judge Koppe to a new 8-year term. For more information visit: […]
On April 22, 2020, Las Vegas Justice Court Chief Judge Suzan Baucum filed an administrative order regarding “Temporary Procedures in Criminal Cases and Civil Cases.” See Administrative Order 20-09. The order addresses temporary changes to be implemented at the court, in regards to continuity, attorney obligations, jury trials suspended, writs of execution, eviction matters, right […]
The Local Rules of Practice for the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada have been amended effective April 17, 2020. Find the revised local rules and other federal court news at www.nvd.uscourts.gov. Source: Office of Debra Kempi, Clerk of Court, U.S. District Court of Nevada.
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.
On Friday, April 17, 2020, the Eighth Judicial District Court issued Administrative Order 20-13 that extends prior orders related to COVID-19. See EJDC-Admin-Order-20-13 (PDF file to download). Learn more about the order and its impact on practice and procedure from the court’s blog at https://eighthjdcourt.wordpress.com/2020/04/17/district-court-issues-administrative-order-20-13-that-extends-prior-orders-related-to-covid-19/.
On Friday, April 10, 2020, the Supreme Court of Nevada filed administrative order (AO-0013) in re coronavirus emergency and its impact on the courts. The order addresses concerns for the ongoing administration of district court proceedings during the COVID-19 emergency. See ADKT 0554 and find the 15-page PDF at http://caseinfo.nvsupremecourt.us/public/caseView.do?csIID=58467. Find this and other Supreme […]
On April 3, 2020, Las Vegas Justice Court Chief Judge Suzan Baucum signed an order in the administrative matter regarding temporary procedures in criminal cases. See LVJC-Admin-Order-20-08. In the order, the court ordered the following temporary changes shall be implemented Monday, April 6, 2020: “1. The Las Vegas Justice Court will accept filings in Criminal […]