Entries from Harmfulerror tagged with 'sentencing'

Unpublished order of the day

The Nevada Supreme Court has issued only 3 published decisions in criminal cases this year - which makes a blog about criminal cases by the Nevada Supreme Court a bit sparse.  So a new feature - "unpublished order of the...

Oral Argument Calendar: Oct. 4

Landreth v. Malik, Docket No. 49732 Carson City-10:30 a.m. - Full Court This is rehearing concerning the scope of family court jurisdiction.  On December 24, 2009, this court entered a decision reversing a default judgment and determining that the Clark...

US Supreme Court holds no life without for juveniles on non-murder offenses: 5 Nevada cases at issue

This morning the US Supreme Court issued a decision in Graham v. Florida.  The defendant was 16 years old when he was sentenced to life for a burglary offense.  Florida does not have a parole system, so he could not...

Report exams life sentences in America: lots of Nevada info.

via Sentencing Law and Policy, The Sentencing Project issued a new report yesterday: No Exit: The Expanding Use of Life Sentences in America,  Nevada is featured throughout the report, and not in a good way.  Among its other findings: In...

Nevada Supreme Court issues opinions on DUI treatment

In Stromberg v. District Court, the Nevada Supreme Court, in an en banc opinion authored by Justice Cherry, grants an original petition for a writ of mandamus which challenged a district court's decision to deny the defendant's request to apply...

US Supreme Court issues opinions in 2 criminal cases

This morning the United States Supreme Court issued opinions in two criminal cases. In Oregon v. Ice, the Court issues a 5-4 decision in which it holds that there is no constitutional violation based upon a judge's imposition of consecutive...

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