The Court took this opportunity to align Nevada’s standard for emergency home entries with the recent Supreme Court opinion in Brigham City v. Stuart.2 The Supreme Court held in that case that for a warrantless entry to be lawful there must be an objectively reasonable basis to believe that a party inside is in danger.3 Accepting this standard eliminates Nevada’s previous test, which allowed courts to look at the law enforcement agent’s lack of intent to arrest or search.
Rowe, Shannon, "Summary of Hannon v. State, 125 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 15" (2009). Nevada Supreme Court Summaries. 373.