Nevada needs police reform. In the wake of the Derek Chauvin verdict, it is clear that police officers across the nation must be held accountable for their actions. In this year’s session, the Nevada Legislature has started to acknowledge the need for change in policing.
Defending our rights to equality, liberty, and justice
After a hearing on March 31, the Nevada Assembly voted to pass Assembly Bill 395 to the Senate. This historic piece of legislation seeks to eliminate the death penalty in Nevada and convert all existing death sentences to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
I’ve made it no secret since I started as executive director earlier this year that I think our organization needs a more aggressive legal department to help advance civil liberties in our state. Nevada has been through so much in the last year alone, including serious inequities exposed by the C