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2004

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

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Summary Of Banks V. Sunrise Hospital, 120 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 89, Beth Rosenblum Dec 2004

Summary Of Banks V. Sunrise Hospital, 120 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 89, Beth Rosenblum

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

No abstract provided.


Extending A Qualified Evidentiary Privilege To Confidential Communications Between Employees And Their Union Representatives, Michael D. Moberly Dec 2004

Extending A Qualified Evidentiary Privilege To Confidential Communications Between Employees And Their Union Representatives, Michael D. Moberly

Nevada Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Summary Of Lobato V. State, 120 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 57, Keith Brown Sep 2004

Summary Of Lobato V. State, 120 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 57, Keith Brown

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

District court convictions for first-degree murder and sexual penetration of a dead body reversed and case remanded for new trial. Trial court’s exclusion of extrinsic evidence to prove potential bias of State’s witness against Defendant was reversible error, not harmless error. Although a trial court had broad discretion to control cross-examination attacking a witness’s credibility, that discretion was narrowed when bias or motive was to be shown. Unless materially related to the case and admissible on other grounds, extrinsic evidence of prior bad acts or inconsistent statements is always collateral and, therefore, inadmissible to attack credibility. But ...