Nevada Revised Statutes Section 178.3971 - Procedure in Criminal Cases

Appointment of defense team for defendant accused of murder of first degree. If a magistrate or district court appoints an attorney, other than a public defender, to represent a defendant accused of murder of the first degree in a case in which the death penalty is sought, the magistrate or court must appoint a team to defend the accused person that includes:

1. Two attorneys; and

2. Any other person as deemed necessary by the court, upon motion of an attorney representing the defendant.

Last modified: February 25, 2006