Appointment/Election: Emily Salisbury

Emily Salisbury (Criminal Justice) has been appointed by Gov. Steve Sisolak to serve a two-year term as a member of the Nevada Sentencing Commission. The commission is responsible for advising the Legislature on proposed legislation and make recommendations with respect to all matters relating to the elements of Nevada's criminal justice system which affect the sentences imposed for felonies and gross misdemeanors. The commission also is responsible for evaluating the effectiveness and fiscal impact of various policies and practices regarding sentencing (e.g., plea bargaining, probation, intensive supervision, imprisonment, mandatory minimum sentencing, and alternatives to incarceration), and for facilitating the development and maintenance of a statewide sentencing database in collaboration with state and local agencies.

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