§ 197.010 Bribery of executive or administrative officer
§ 197.020 Bribery of other public officers
§ 197.030 Asking or receiving bribe by executive or administrative officer
§ 197.040 Asking or receiving bribe by public officer or employee
§ 197.050 Rebate or division of salary unlawful
§ 197.060 Unlawful to agree to divide salary
§ 197.070 Payment of bona fide debt by deputy or attache
§ 197.080 Offering reward for appointment
§ 197.090 Interfering with public officer
§ 197.100 Influencing public officer
§ 197.110 Misconduct of public officer
§ 197.120 False impersonation of public officer; intrusion into and refusal to surrender public office
§ 197.130 False report by public officer
§ 197.140 Public officer making false certificate
§ 197.150 Falsely auditing or paying claim
§ 197.160 Fraudulently presenting claim to public officer
§ 197.170 Extortion by public officer or employee
§ 197.180 Wrongful exercise of official power
§ 197.190 Obstructing public officer
§ 197.200 Oppression under color of office
§ 197.210 Fraudulent appropriation of property
§ 197.220 Other violations by officers
§ 197.230 Conviction of public officer forfeits trust

Terms Used In Nevada Revised Statutes > Chapter 197

  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Discovery: Lawyers' examination, before trial, of facts and documents in possession of the opponents to help the lawyers prepare for trial.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fiduciary: A trustee, executor, or administrator.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • population: means the number of people in a specified area as determined by the last preceding national decennial census conducted by the Bureau of the Census of the United States Department of Commerce pursuant to Section 2 of Article I of the Constitution of the United States and reported by the Secretary of Commerce to the Governor pursuant to 13 U. See Nevada Revised Statutes 0.050
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Uphold: The decision of an appellate court not to reverse a lower court decision.