Entries from Harmfulerror tagged with 'legislature'

The Special Sessions and the Courts

The state budget was the primary focus of the special legislative session, but there were a few bills that impact the courts.  Specifically, AB 2, which passed the Assembly and Senate and is awaiting the Governor's signature, would allow Counties,...

Nevada Supreme Court Summary of 2009 Legislation

It's over 150 pages and I'm way too busy to summarize - so here you go:  Summary of 2009 Legislation...

Death penalty moratorium & study bill introduced

Assemblypersons Anderson, Leslie, Ohrenshall, Segerblom, Buckley, Atkinson, Claborn, Hogan, Horne, McClain, Munford and Pierce have introduced Assembly Bill 190, which if enacted would establish a moritorium on the execution of sentences of death until July 1, 2011 and would conduct...

This Week

Tuesday, February 17 - 8:00 Assembly Committee on Corrections, Parole and Probation.  AB 35 (Revises provisions governing petitions by offenders under lifetime supervision for release from lifetime supervision); AB 36 (Revises provisions pertaining to lifetime supervision of sex offenders); AB...

This Week

Monday, February 2 - Nevada Supreme Court en banc oral arguments in Glover v. District Court and Hartford Fire Ins. Co. v. Trustees of Constr. Indus. (NRAP 5). Monday, February 2 - Nevada Legislature opens its 2009 Session. Tuesday, February...

The Governor's Proposed Budget & What It Means to Us

Nevada Governor Jim Gibbons is proposing what I consider to be the most outrageous, deficient and insulting budget I can imagine.  The 2870 page document is available here.  Many of his proposed cuts will have a direct impact upon criminal...

More bills to watch

Assembly Bills on file were reviewed yesterday.  Today the Senate: SB3 - Creates the Legislative Committee on Child Welfare and Juvenile Justice.  SB33 - Revises the provisions governing the administration of programs for the treatment of alcoholism or drug abuse for...

Bills to watch

The legislative session starts in a few weeks.  There are a number of Assembly bills worth watching for those practicing criminal law: AB1 - Prohibits certain demonstrations at a funeral, memorial service or ceremony. AB17 - Revises provisions concerning persons...

The election and the Judiciary Committees

The Nevada State Assembly gained one Democrat and lost one Republican.  The list below shows the composition of the Assembly Judiciary Committee in 2007 and the election status of its members. 2007 Assembly Judiciary Committee Democrats Bernie Anderson - reelected...

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