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Free Recorded Webinar (June 19, 2020)

Training Description:

Following the Nevada Supreme Court’s recent decision in Valdez-Jimenez v. Eighth Judicial District Court, when can you impose bail? When should you impose bail? How can you determine the likelihood of a defendant’s appearance while tending to the safety of your community? What purpose does bail serve? Join Justice James Hardesty, Judge Diana Sullivan, Judge Mason Simons, and Judge Kevin Higgins as the panel discusses bail in Nevada, 48/72 hour rules, and pending and developing court rules.


Justice James Hardesty, Supreme Court of Nevada
Chief Judge Kevin Higgins, Sparks Justice Court 
Judge Mason Simons, Elko Justice and Municipal Courts
Judge Diana Sullivan, Las Vegas Justice Court

Who Should Attend:

This course is designed primarily for all Nevada limited jurisdiction judges; however, court staff are invited to attend as well.

Continuing Education Credit:

1.5 CLE/CJE (Certificate of Attendance required to receive continuing legal/judicial education credit). NOTE: CLE credit for this course is approved through December 31, 2023, and will then be stale dated.


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Technical Requirements:

This live webinar is being offered via GoToTraining by Citrix. Please check with your IT department to ensure computer internet compatibility so as to avoid technical difficulties on the day of training. Especially take note: GoToTraining utilizes the most current Java update. Attention hand-held device users: The GoToTraining app is also available on hand-held devices such as iPhone/iPad (iOS 9 or later) and Android (4.4 or higher).


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