Nevada Military Affairs and Civil Emergencies
Sec. § 412.264
Judge advocates and legal officers.


1.

The Adjutant General shall appoint an officer of the Nevada National Guard as State Judge Advocate. To be eligible for appointment, an officer must have been licensed to practice law in the State of Nevada for at least 5 years and must be qualified to act as a military judge advocate. The State Judge Advocate serves at the pleasure of the Adjutant General.

2.

The Adjutant General may appoint as many assistant state judge advocates as he or she deems necessary, who must be officers of the Nevada National Guard and licensed to practice law in the State of Nevada.

3.

The State Judge Advocate or his or her assistants shall make frequent inspections in the field to supervise the administration of military justice.

4.

Convening authorities shall at all times communicate directly with their staff judge advocate or legal officers in matters relating to the administration of military justice. The staff judge advocate or legal officer of any command may communicate directly with the staff judge advocate or legal officer of a superior or subordinate command, or with the State Judge Advocate.

5.

No person who has acted as member, military judge, trial counsel, assistant trial counsel, defense counsel, assistant defense counsel or investigating officer, or who has been a witness for either the prosecution or defense in any case, may later act as staff judge advocate or legal officer to any reviewing authority upon the same case.
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Sep. 20, 2019