Attorney General's Appellate Division

Conducts certain appeals:

  • All federal habeas appeals.
  • All inmate litigation appeals.
  • Select civil appeals.

Oversees all appeals before the Nevada Supreme Court, Ninth Circuit, U.S. Supreme Court and other appellate bodies.

  • Provide moot courts.
  • Review briefs.
  • Provide research and writing.

Conducts the amicus program, which evaluates Nevada’s participation in amicus matters presented by NAAG and others.

Prepares Attorney General opinions.

Performs intake and assignment of litigation served on the Office of Attorney General.

Evaluates legal challenges to statutes pursuant to NRAP 44 and NRS 30.130.

Defends judicial branch in certain actions.