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1. Except as otherwise provided in NRS 228.111 to 228.1118, inclusive, whenever the Governor directs or when, in the opinion of the Attorney General, to protect and secure the interest of the State it is necessary that a suit be commenced or defended in any federal or state court, the Attorney General shall commence the action or make the defense.
2. The Attorney General may investigate and prosecute any crime committed by a person:
(a) Confined in or committed to an institution or facility of the Department of Corrections.
(b) Acting in concert with, whether as a principal or accessory, any person confined in or committed to an institution or facility of the Department of Corrections.
(c) In violation of chapter 212 of NRS, if the crime involves:
(1) An institution or facility of the Department of Corrections; or
(2) A person confined in or committed to such an institution or facility.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Nevada Revised Statutes Title 18. State Executive Department § 228.170. Commencement or defense of action to protect interest of State; prosecution of prisoners and persons acting in concert with prisoners - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nv/title-18-state-executive-department/nv-rev-st-228-170.html
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