Nevada Revised Statutes Section 178.4871 - Procedure in Criminal Cases

Postconviction petitioner for habeas corpus: Limitations on release. A person who has filed a postconviction petition for habeas corpus:

1. Must not in any case be released on his own recognizance.

2. Must not be admitted to bail pending a review of his petition unless:

(a) The petition is filed in the proper jurisdiction;

(b) The petition presents substantial questions of law or fact and does not appear to be barred procedurally;

(c) The petitioner has made out a clear case on the merits; and

(d) There are exceptional circumstances deserving of special treatment in the interests of justice.

Last modified: February 25, 2006