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Contact Information

ACLU Nevada works to protect the rights and liberties of all Nevadans through lobbying on legislation and regulations, litigating, and educating the public.

Primary Contact Name: Holly Welborn
Position: Policy Director
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Phone: 775-786-6757
Website: http://www.aclunv.org/
Twitter: @ACLUNV
Facebook: @ACLUNV


  • Bill Number: 237/202 – WIN!

    Type of Reform

    Transfer Reform - Raises the threshold age at which a child may be certified as an adult under presumptive certification from 14 years of age to 16 years of age. In 2013, went further and now only specified felonies can be transferred if youth is 16. Juvenile Justice Task Force also created to study transfer.

    Year: 2009/2013

  • Bill Number: 202 – WIN!

    Type of Reform

    Detention Reform - Allows youth that have been transferred to adult court to request placement in a juvenile facility prior to sentencing

    Year: 2013


  • Youth Confinement in Nevada: Facility Assessment and Recommendations for Housing Youth Sentenced as Adults

    This report by the ACLU of Nevada, in consultation with the Campaign for Youth Justice, discusses the detrimental effects of housing youth who are certified as adults in adult jails in the state of Nevada.