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2006

Property Law and Real Estate

University of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School of Law

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Summary Of Linthicum V. Rudi, 122 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 120, Robert Stephens Dec 2006

Summary Of Linthicum V. Rudi, 122 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 120, Robert Stephens

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

Appeal from an order of the Second Judicial District Court, Washoe County, dismissing plaintiffs’ action regarding an amendment to a revocable inter vivos trust. Moreover, plaintiffs appeal the Second Judicial District Court’s denial of their motion to be appointed as guardians ad litem and the award of attorney fees to the defendant.


Summary Of State, Bd. Of Equalization V. Bakst, 122 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 116, Jenny Routheaux Dec 2006

Summary Of State, Bd. Of Equalization V. Bakst, 122 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 116, Jenny Routheaux

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

Appeal of a district court order granting a petition for judicial review and reversing a decision of the Nevada State Board of Equalization that affirmed property tax assessments in Washoe County.


Summary Of State, Bd. Of Equalization V. Bakst, 122 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 116, Jenny Routheaux Dec 2006

Summary Of State, Bd. Of Equalization V. Bakst, 122 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 116, Jenny Routheaux

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

Appeal of a district court order granting a petition for judicial review and reversing a decision of the Nevada State Board of Equalization that affirmed property tax assessments in Washoe County.


Summary Of Kay V. Nunez, 122 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 94, Michael Hammer Nov 2006

Summary Of Kay V. Nunez, 122 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 94, Michael Hammer

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

Appeal from a district court order which denied a petition for judicial review and a petition for a writ of mandamus, and challenged the Clark County Board of County Commissioners’ authority to waive development standards.


Summary Of In Re Resort At Summerlin Litigation, 122 Nev. Adv. Op. 15, 127 P.3d 1076, Bryan Lindsey Feb 2006

Summary Of In Re Resort At Summerlin Litigation, 122 Nev. Adv. Op. 15, 127 P.3d 1076, Bryan Lindsey

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

Appeal and cross-appeal from a district court order granting a holder of a deed of trust priority over holders of mechanic’s liens but denying deed of trust holder’s request for costs.


Summary Of Int’L Fidelity Ins. Co. V. State Of Nevada, 122 Nev. Adv. Op. 5, 126 P.3d 1133, Leanne Hoskins Feb 2006

Summary Of Int’L Fidelity Ins. Co. V. State Of Nevada, 122 Nev. Adv. Op. 5, 126 P.3d 1133, Leanne Hoskins

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The proceeding before the Court was a jurisdictional screening of eight consolidated appeals from district court orders denying motions to remit surety bonds. The Court held that it lacked jurisdiction to hear an appeal from any order entered in an ancillary bond proceeding and dismissed the appeals.


Finding A Right To The City: Exploring Property And Community In Brazil And In The United States, Ngai Pindell Jan 2006

Finding A Right To The City: Exploring Property And Community In Brazil And In The United States, Ngai Pindell

Scholarly Works

Increasing poor people's access to property and shelter in urban settings raises difficult questions over how to define property and, likewise, how to communicate who is entitled to legal property protections. An international movement - the right to the city - suggests one approach to resolving these questions. This Article primarily explores two principles of the right to the city - the social function of property and the social function of the city - to consider how to better achieve social and economic justice for poor people in urban areas. Using Brazil as one example of a country incorporating these principles within constitutional ...


Fear And Loathing: Combating Speculation In Local Communities, Ngai Pindell Jan 2006

Fear And Loathing: Combating Speculation In Local Communities, Ngai Pindell

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Local governments commonly respond to economic and social pressures on property by using their legal power to regulate land uses. These local entities enact regulations that limit property development and use to maintain attractive communities and orderly growth. This Article argues that government entities should employ their expansive land use powers to limit investor speculation in local markets by restricting the resale of residential housing for three years. Investor speculation, and the upward pressure it places on housing prices, threatens the availability of affordable housing as well as the development of stable neighborhoods. Government regulation of investor speculation mirrors existing ...