Nevada Witnesses and Evidence

Sec. § 50.068
Competency: Defendant who agrees to testify against another defendant pursuant to plea bargain.


A defendant is not incompetent to be a witness solely by reason of the fact that the defendant enters into an agreement with the prosecuting attorney in which the defendant agrees to testify against another defendant in exchange for a plea of guilty, guilty but mentally ill or nolo contendere to a lesser charge or for a recommendation of a reduced sentence.


The testimony of the defendant who is testifying may be admitted whether or not the defendant has entered his or her plea or been sentenced pursuant to the agreement with the prosecuting attorney.

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