On January 25, 2024, Linda Marie Bell, Associate Justice of the Nevada Supreme Court, filed a petition in ADKT 0617 seeking to create a Committee to Study and Update Supreme Court Rule 250 relating to procedures in capital cases.

The court concluded that such a committee should be created. It will conduct all hearings in public and post all meeting minutes and documents considered by the committee on the court’s website. The court issued an order on February 9, 2024, appointing Associate Justices Douglas Herndon and Linda Marie Bell as co-chairs of the committee. The committee shall file a report with the court of its findings and recommendations no later than August 1, 2024.