Nevada Witnesses and Evidence
Sec. § 50.095
Impeachment by evidence of conviction of crime.


1.

For the purpose of attacking the credibility of a witness, evidence that the witness has been convicted of a crime is admissible but only if the crime was punishable by death or imprisonment for more than 1 year under the law under which the witness was convicted.

2.

Evidence of a conviction is inadmissible under this section if a period of more than 10 years has elapsed since:

(a)

The date of the release of the witness from confinement; or

(b)

The expiration of the period of the witnesss parole, probation or sentence, whichever is the later date.

3.

Evidence of a conviction is inadmissible under this section if the conviction has been the subject of a pardon.

4.

Evidence of juvenile adjudications is inadmissible under this section.

5.

The pendency of an appeal therefrom does not render evidence of a conviction inadmissible. Evidence of the pendency of an appeal is admissible.

6.

A certified copy of a conviction is prima facie evidence of the conviction.
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Nov. 17, 2019