No. 44763.

220 P.3d 1122 (2009)

Vannasone OUANBENGBOUNE, a/k/a Vannasone Quanbengboune, Appellant, v. The STATE of Nevada, Respondent.

Supreme Court of Nevada.

December 3, 2009.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Philip J. Kohn, Public Defender, and Sharon G. Dickinson, Deputy Public Defender, Las Vegas, for Appellant.

Catherine Cortez Masto, Attorney General, Carson City; David J. Roger, District Attorney, Steven S. Owens, Chief Deputy District Attorney, and Christopher J. Owens, Deputy District Attorney, Clark County, for Respondent.



By the Court, HARDESTY, C.J.:

In this appeal, we consider two issues. First, we review the circumstances under which inaccurate translations made during trial by a court-appointed interpreter warrant a new trial when such inaccuracies are discovered post-judgment. In doing so, we examine the procedures that should be employed to determine whether post-judgment discovery of inaccuracies made by a court-appointed interpreter fundamentally altered...

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