Nevada - Corporal Punishment: Prohibitions or Restrictions
Nevada Revised Statutes 392.4633. Corporal punishment prohibited.
Corporal punishment must not be administered upon a pupil in any public school.
Subsection 1 does not prohibit any person from defending himself or herself if attacked by a pupil.
As used in this section, “corporal punishment” means the intentional infliction of physical pain upon or the physical restraint of a pupil for disciplinary purposes. The term does not include the use of reasonable and necessary force:
- (a) To quell a disturbance that threatens physical injury to any person or the destruction of property;
- (b) To obtain possession of a weapon or other dangerous object within a pupil’s control;
- (c) For the purpose of self-defense or the defense of another person; or
- (d) To escort a disruptive pupil who refuses to go voluntarily with the proper authorities.