Nevada Revised Statutes Section 176.435 - Procedure in Criminal Cases

Sanity investigation: Conduct of hearing.

1. On the day fixed, the Director of the Department of Corrections shall bring the convicted person before the court, and the Attorney General or his deputy shall attend the hearing. The district attorney of the county in which the conviction was had, and an attorney for the convicted person, may attend the hearing.

2. The court shall receive the report of the examining physicians and may require the production of other evidence. The Attorney General or his deputy, the district attorney, and the attorney for the convicted person or such person if he is without counsel may introduce evidence and cross-examine any witness, including the examining physicians.

3. The court shall then make and enter its finding of sanity or insanity.

Last modified: February 25, 2006