ATTENTION Carson City, Douglas, Reno, Henderson, Nevada Department of Alternative Sentencing (“DAS”) did not have legal jurisdiction over Pre-Trial Defendants prior to July 2013 If you were under DAS supervision, you may have legal recourse to sue in federal court under Title 42, Section 1983 and have any related criminal charges, pleas and convictions vacated.
In Carson City, Nevada DAS was used to supervise pretrial Defendants prior to a court date. Pretrial Defendants are awaiting trial and not convicted, so by Nevada law, they are not “probationers” pursuant to NRS Chapter 211A that set forth the laws governing DAS.
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