The Court determined three issues: (1) whether a judge must suffer actual prejudice before challenging the investigative actions of the Nevada Commission on Judicial Discipline; (2) whether the investigatory stage of judicial discipline proceedings provide fewer due process protections than the adjudicatory stage; and (3) whether the state’s public policy of favoring confidentiality in initial judicial discipline proceedings outweighs the public policies to keep government open and the public informed, even when a judge seeks to dismiss the proceedings against him.
Cutshall, Jennifer, "Summary of Jones v. Nev. Comm'n on Jud. Discipline, 130 Nev. Adv. Op. 11" (2014). Nevada Supreme Court Summaries. 15.