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  • 2019 Nevada Pretrial Risk Assessment Training

    2019 NEVADA PRETRIAL RISK ASSESSMENT TRAINING (J, CA, M/S, C, PT)

    Free Recorded Webcast (September 2019)

    Training Description: Nationwide, courts are moving towards the use of evidence-based risk assessment tools because they help guarantee that a pretrial release decision is based on the individual's risk of failure to appear or the threat that he or she poses to public safety rather than the individual's ability to pay bail. This instills greater fairness and consistency into the process.

  • 2019 Nevada Court Administration 2019 Legislative Review

    2019 NEVADA COURT ADMINISTRATION 2019 LEGISLATIVE REVIEW (J, SJ, CA, M/S, C)

    (Recorded June 20, 2019)

    Training Description: Robin Sweet leads an interactive discussion on 2019 legislative changes that will impact Nevada court administration. 

  • 2019 Nevada Appellate Courts 2018 Criminal Opinions Review

    2019 NEVADA APPELLATE COURTS 2018 CRIMINAL OPINIONS REVIEW (J, SJ, CA, M/S, C)

    Free Recorded Webinar (March 6, 2019)

    Training Description: Faculty will review and provide commentary on criminal opinions published by the Nevada Appellate Courts in 2018.

  • 2018 Weapons of Mass Distraction: Strategies for Countering the Paper Terrorism of Sovereign Citizens

    2018 WEAPONS OF MASS DISTRACTION: STRATEGIES FOR COUNTERING THE PAPER TERRORISM OF SOVEREIGN CITIZENS (J, SJ, CA, M/S, C)

    Free Recorded Webinar (November 29, 2018) 

    Training Description: Sovereign citizens and other anti-government groups affect the judicial system through a tactic known as “paper terrorism,” clogging the courts with nonsensical, voluminous filings, phony lawsuits, and false liens against public officials as a form of harassment and intimidation. This behavior is sometimes a precursor to violence. As such, this training examines legislative measures in various jurisdictions to thwart paper terrorism, particularly directed against the courts and judicial officials. An exploration of the origins of the movement’s history, tactics, violent tendencies, and ideology provides an understanding of the mindset behind this behavior, which in turn informs recommendations for prevention and deterrence.

  • 2018/2019 Uniform System for Judicial Records

    2018/2019 UNIFORM SYSTEM FOR JUDICIAL RECORDS (J, SJ, CA, M/S, C)

    Free Recorded Webcast (June 28, 2018 and January 10, 2019)

    Welcome to the Uniform System for Judicial Records training. This course is an online video training. It requires access to the Distance Education Program (DEP) secure password-protected website for use by Nevada’s Judiciary and court staff. 

    Course Description:This is a two-part series on the Uniform System for Judicial Records (USJR) statistics. USJR reporting began in fiscal year 2000. These statistics are submitted monthly by the Nevada trial courts and published yearly in the Nevada Supreme Court’s Annual Report and separate Appendix File. Both publications can be found on the Nevada Supreme Court’s website. The statistics are used by the trial courts, State Legislature, county commissions, and city councils to understand filing trends affecting the courts, and to aid in making policy and funding decisions.

  • 2018 Nevada Interlock Laws and Procedures

    2018 INTERLOCK LAWS AND PROCEDURES (J, SJ, CA, M/S, C)

    Free Recorded Webcast (September 14, 2018)

    Training Description:Significant changes were made by the 2017 legislature to statutes concerning DUIs, interlock devices, and the suspension of drivers’ licenses. The laws, taking effect October 1st, 2018, will increase the requirement for interlock devices in DUI cases. This webinar will provide information on the issuing of an order requiring an interlock device, procedures, and timeframes. Exceptions and criteria for economic hardship will also be discussed. 

  • 2018 Minimum Accounting Standards V3.1 Updates

    2018 Minimum Accounting Standards V3.1 Updates (J, CA, M/S, C)

    Free Recorded Webinar (May 15, 2018)

    Training Description: In January 2018, the Nevada Supreme Court ordered the newest version of the Minimum Accounting Standards. This training will cover the updates made to the Minimum Accounting Standards V3.1 and the associated Minimum Accounting Standards Guide for External Audits V1.1. Information will address: the intent of the standards; submission requirements and deadline changes; the court’s role and responsibility applying standards in its daily operations; the mandatory independent, external audits required every four-years, including the required audit report format; and the court’s role and responsibility in the audit process.

  • 2021 Ethics in Courtroom for Court Interpreters

    2021 ETHICS IN THE COURTROOM FOR COURT INTERPRETERS (CI, J, CA, M/S, C)

    Free Recorded Webcast (September 18, 2017)

    This training was first offered on September 18, 2017. It has since been reaccredited by the CLE Board. The content remains the same. Viewers who previously watched the video and claimed CLE and Judicial Education credit are not eligible for additional credit.

    Course Description:

    During this session, presenters will review the "Code of Professional Responsibility for Nevada Court Interpreters". The training will outline the 10 different areas of the Nevada Code of Professional Responsibility and discuss various ethical considerations for credentialed court interpreters.

  • 2021 Insights into the Sovereign Citizen Movement

    2021 Insights into the Sovereign Citizen Movement (J, SJ, CA, M/S, C)

    (Recorded August 31, 2017)

    This training was first offered on August 31, 2017. It has since been reaccredited by the CLE Board. The content remains the same. Viewers who previously watched the video and claimed CLE and Judicial Education credit are not eligible for additional credit.

    Training Description:

    The sovereign citizen movement is experiencing a resurgence in the United States as illustrated by the Bundy standoff and other recent events. This course will provide information on the complex, conspiracy theory fueled, antigovernment beliefs held by sovereign citizens as well as information on the background and growth of the movement. The “paper terrorism” employed by movement adherents will be detailed, along with examples of the more extreme and violent tactics employed by sovereign citizens that have resulted in the murder of criminal justice personnel. Ways to identify sovereign citizens and tips on handling encounters with them will also be explored.

  • 2021 NACE - Delegate or Procrastinate

    2021 NACE - DELEGATE OR PROCRASTINATE (CA, M/S)

    Free Recorded Webcast (October 19, 2017)

    This training is offered by the Nevada Association of Court Executives (NACE) and is co-hosted by the Nevada Supreme Court. It was first offered on October 19, 2017, and has since been accredited by the CLE Board. The content remains the same.

    (This training can also be viewed on the NACEwebsite.)

    Training Description: In this training, Dr. McIntosh draws on her extensive experience to talk about how we can improve our time management, meet deadlines, and decrease stress. Expect to learn and laugh during this fast-paced, content-rich webinar, and rest assured that it will be well worth your time and you’ll be glad you attended. 

  • 2021 Understanding and Preventing Vicarious Trauma and Compassion Fatigue in the Court Community

    2021 UNDERSTANDING AND PREVENTING VICARIOUS TRAUMA AND COMPASSION FATIGUE IN THE COURT COMMUNITY (J, SJ, CA, M/S, C)

    (Recorded May 23, 2017)

    This training was first offered on May 23, 2017. It has since been reaccredited by the CLE Board. The content remains the same. Viewers who previously watched the video and claimed CLE and Judicial Education credit are not eligible for additional credit.

    Training Description: 

    We are individually and collectively affected by trauma through the work we do each day. We are traumatized by what we see, hear, and read and by the questions we must ask and the answers we receive. Most of us have lived with the message that “if we care enough, we’ll tough it out.” We are learning very quickly that we have been deceiving each other and ourselves with such a mantra. In fact, the toll that trauma takes is significant and serious. As representatives of the courts, we cannot be delinquent in tending to our needs while embracing our roles as public servants.

  • 2021 Substance Abuse in the Court Community

    2021 Substance Abuse in the Court Community (J, SJ, CA, M/S, C)

    (Recorded April 6, 2017)

    This training was first offered on April 6, 2017. It has since been reaccredited by the CLE Board. The content remains the same. Viewers who previously watched the video and claimed CLE and Judicial Education credit are not eligible for additional credit.

    Training Description: 

    During this interactive session, Kay Engler, Esq., will discuss the meaning of addiction, how it affects those in the court and legal community, and those on the bench in particular. Ms. Engler will also help you explore questions such as, What are our duties to report substance abuse? What are we seeing on the bench? How do you handle certain situations that arise in and around your courtroom? Where do you get help and what more, if anything, needs to happen?

  • 2021 Domestic Violence in the Digital Age: Part 2 - Evidentary Issues

    2021 Domestic Violence in the Digital Age: Part 2 - Evidentary Issues (J, SJ, CA, M/S, C)

    Free Recorded Webinar (March 21, 2017)

    This training was first offered on March 21, 2017. It has since been reaccredited by the CLE Board. The content remains the same. Viewers who previously watched the video and claimed CLE and Judicial Education credit are not eligible for additional credit.

    Training Description: 

    Social media and technologies have become interwoven in the lives and communication of families and interwoven into domestic violence, familylaw, and protection order cases. In the conclusion of this 2-part series, Ian Harris, JD, will discuss the evidentiary issues surrounding this technology.

  • 2021 Domestic Violence in the Digital Age: Part 1 - Technology

    2021 Domestic Violence in the Digital Age: Part 1 - Technology (J, SJ, CA, M/S, C)

    Free Recorded Webinar (January 17, 2017)

    This training was first offered on January 17, 2017. It has since been reaccredited by the CLE Board. The content remains the same. Viewers who previously watched the video and claimed CLE and Judicial Education credit are not eligible for additional credit.

    Training Description: 

    Social media and technologies have become interwoven in the lives and communication of families and interwoven into domestic violence, family law, and protection order cases. The presenter will discuss the wide range of technology, such as spoofing and spyware that can be misused to cause harm.

  • 2021 NACE - DO'S AND DON'TS WHEN SPEAKING WITH THE MEDIA

    2021 NACE - DO'S AND DON'TS WHEN SPEAKING WITH THE MEDIA (J, CA, M/S, C)

    Free Recorded Webcast (January 15, 2015)

    This training is offered by the Nevada Association of Court Executives (NACE) and is co-hosted by the Nevada Supreme Court. It was first offered on January 15, 2015, and has since been reaccredited by the CLE Board. The content remains the same. Viewers who previously watched the video and claimed CLE and Judicial Education credit are not eligible for additional credit.

    Training Description: 

    As the third branch of government, the judiciary impacts on the lives of individuals in profound ways. This power to influence lives attracts the attention of print, broadcast and social media. This interest can cause conflicts between the demands of the media and the responsibility of the court to fairly adjudicate cases. Learning how to balance the needs of the media with the needs of the judiciary can improve the entire experience, generate positive goodwill, and develop an understanding between the courts and the media.

  • 2021 Note-Taking for Judges

    2021 Note-Taking for Judges (J)

     

    Free Recorded Webcast (July 22, 2014)

    This training was first offered on July 22, 2014. It has since been reaccredited by the CLE Board. The content remains the same. Viewers who previously watched the video and claimed CLE and Judicial Education credit are not eligible for additional credit.

    Training Description:

    Everyone has taken notes, but what are the note-taking skills that serve judges best?  How should a judge's notes differ from those of an advocating attorney?  In this webinar, Judge Jack Weil will provide best practices and tips for judicial note-taking.  Judge Weil demonstrates an effective note-taking model that emphasizes the preservation of information and evidence with the objective of making a well-reasoned judicial decision, incorporating techniques and tips provided by sitting Nevada judges.

  • 2021 Understanding the Dynamics of Victims of Crimes

    2021 Understanding the Dynamics of Victims of Crimes (J, CA, M/S, C)

    Free Recorded Webcast (March 25, 2014)

    This training was first offered on March 25, 2014. It has since been reaccredited by the CLE Board. The content remains the same. Viewers who previously watched the video and claimed CLE and Judicial Education credit are not eligible for additional credit.

    Training Description:

    During this training, faculty will discuss interacting with victims of crime as they enter our courts.