No. 51162.

221 P.3d 708 (2009)

Luqris THOMPSON, Appellant, v. The STATE of Nevada, Respondent.

Supreme Court of Nevada.

December 10, 2009.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Ciciliano & Associates, LLC, and G. Luke Ciciliano, Las Vegas, for Appellant.

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

Before the Court En Banc.


By the Court, SAITTA, J.

In this appeal, we consider whether the State's election to dismiss one of two charging documents and to proceed on the other constitutes "another prosecution" under NRS 178.562(1). Specifically, we address whether the 1997 amendment to NRS 178.562(1) affects our holding in Turpin v. Sheriff, 87 Nev. 236, 484 P.2d 1083 (1971). We hold that it does not and conclude that...

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