Nevada Witnesses and Evidence

Sec. § 49.291
Teacher and pupil.


As used in this section, “teacher” means a person who is regularly employed by a public or private school in this State as a teacher or administrator and who holds a valid license issued by the Superintendent of Public Instruction authorizing the holder to teach or perform administrative functions in schools.


Communications by a pupil to a teacher concerning the pupil’s possession or use of drugs or alcoholic beverages made while the teacher was counseling or attempting to counsel the pupil are privileged communications and the teacher must not, without the consent of the pupil, be examined as a witness concerning any such communication in any civil or criminal action to which the pupil is a party.

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