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Summary Of Fourth St. Place V. Travelers Indem. Co., 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 86, Daniella Labounty Dec 2011

Summary Of Fourth St. Place V. Travelers Indem. Co., 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 86, Daniella Labounty

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court reviewed a district court grant of summary judgment in favor of the insurer in an insurance coverage action.


Summary Of Toston V. State, 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 87, Kendra Kisling Dec 2011

Summary Of Toston V. State, 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 87, Kendra Kisling

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court considered an appeal of a district court order denying a writ of habeas corpus.


Summary Of Rogers V. State, 127 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 88, Amanda Ireland Dec 2011

Summary Of Rogers V. State, 127 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 88, Amanda Ireland

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

An appeal from a district court denial of a petition for a writ of habeas corpus, with consideration of the scope and applicability of Graham v. Florida to a term-of-years sentence.


Summary Of In Re Fontainebleau Las Vegas Holdings, 128 Nev. Adv. Op. 53, David H. Rigdon Dec 2011

Summary Of In Re Fontainebleau Las Vegas Holdings, 128 Nev. Adv. Op. 53, David H. Rigdon

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court considered a motion to strike an appendix from the record in a pending certification case from the United States Bankruptcy Court.


Summary Of Munda V. Summerlin Life & Health Ins. Co., 127 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 83, Joseph Bowen Dec 2011

Summary Of Munda V. Summerlin Life & Health Ins. Co., 127 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 83, Joseph Bowen

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

An appeal from a district court order granting a motion to dismiss in a tort action.


Summary Of State V. Dist. Ct., 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 84, Michelle Newman Dec 2011

Summary Of State V. Dist. Ct., 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 84, Michelle Newman

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court considered the State’s petition for a writ of mandamus challenging the district court’s exclusion of blood alcohol test results obtained by retrograde extrapolation from the prosecution of defendant for driving under the influence.


Summary Of Sicor, Inc. V. Hutchinson, 127 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 82, Joseph Bowen Dec 2011

Summary Of Sicor, Inc. V. Hutchinson, 127 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 82, Joseph Bowen

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

An appeal of a district court order denying a motion for a change of venue in a tort action.


Summary Of Holt V. Regional Trustee Services Corp., 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 80, Brandon C. Sendall Dec 2011

Summary Of Holt V. Regional Trustee Services Corp., 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 80, Brandon C. Sendall

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court considered an appeal from a district court order refusing to enjoin a lender from instituting a second foreclosure action after being denied a Foreclosure Mediation Program certificate in a prior foreclosure action.


Summary Of Reno Newspapers V. Gibbons, 125 Nev. Adv. Op. 23, Daniel M. Ryan Dec 2011

Summary Of Reno Newspapers V. Gibbons, 125 Nev. Adv. Op. 23, Daniel M. Ryan

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court considers whether after a public records lawsuit commences, when a party requests records from a state entity, and that state entity withholds the requested records, is the requesting party entitled to a log containing a factual description of each withheld record and a legal basis for nondisclosure. Also, the Court considers what the state entity withholding records is required to provide to the requesting party in prelitigation situations.


Summary Of Sicor, Inc. V. Sacks, 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 81, Richard A. Andrews Dec 2011

Summary Of Sicor, Inc. V. Sacks, 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 81, Richard A. Andrews

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court considered an appeal from a district court order denying without prejudice and deferring a final ruling on a motion to change venue in a tort action.


Road Scholars - December 2011, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School Of Law Dec 2011

Road Scholars - December 2011, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School Of Law

Boyd Briefs / Road Scholars

The December 2011 issue of Road Scholars highlights law faculty members' scholarly activities beyond the walls of the William S. Boyd School of Law.


Summary Of Klasch V. Walgreen Co., 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 74, Cameron Daw Nov 2011

Summary Of Klasch V. Walgreen Co., 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 74, Cameron Daw

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

An appeal from a district’s grant of court summary judgment in a wrongful death action involving a pharmacist’s duty of care.


Summary Of Friedman V. Dist. Ct., 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 75, Thomas L. Chittum Iii Nov 2011

Summary Of Friedman V. Dist. Ct., 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 75, Thomas L. Chittum Iii

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court considered a petition for mandamus or prohibition to stop family court from asserting jurisdiction in interstate child custody dispute.


Summary Of Public Agency Compensation Trust V. Blake, 127 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 77, Tim Mott Nov 2011

Summary Of Public Agency Compensation Trust V. Blake, 127 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 77, Tim Mott

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court considers an appeal from a district court order denying a petition for judicial review in a workers’ compensation action.


Summary Of Chateau Vegas Wine, Inc. V. S. Wine & Spirits, 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 73, Richard A. Andrews Nov 2011

Summary Of Chateau Vegas Wine, Inc. V. S. Wine & Spirits, 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 73, Richard A. Andrews

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court considered an appeal from a district court order granting a permanent injunction in a business tort action.


Summary Of Choy V. Ameristar Casinos, Inc., 128 Nev. Adv. Op. 29, Rami Hernandez Nov 2011

Summary Of Choy V. Ameristar Casinos, Inc., 128 Nev. Adv. Op. 29, Rami Hernandez

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court considers an appeal from a district court summary judgment in a tort action.


Summary Of Estate Of Smith V. Mahoney’S Silver Nugget, 127 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 76, Colin Seale Nov 2011

Summary Of Estate Of Smith V. Mahoney’S Silver Nugget, 127 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 76, Colin Seale

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court considered a plaintiff’s appeal of a district court’s granting of summary judgment for in a wrongful death action.


Summary Of Canarelli V. Dist. Ct., 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 72, Cameron Daw Nov 2011

Summary Of Canarelli V. Dist. Ct., 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 72, Cameron Daw

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

A petition for a writ of certiorari or mandamus challenging the district court’s order to force Petitioner to serve as trustee for a dissolved corporation in a construction defect action.


Road Scholars - November 2011, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School Of Law Nov 2011

Road Scholars - November 2011, University Of Nevada, Las Vegas -- William S. Boyd School Of Law

Boyd Briefs / Road Scholars

The November 2011 issue of Road Scholars highlights law faculty members' scholarly activities beyond the walls of the William S. Boyd School of Law.


Summary Of Nunnery V. State, 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 69, Sabrina Dolson Oct 2011

Summary Of Nunnery V. State, 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 69, Sabrina Dolson

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court considers an appeal of a death penalty sentence for a first-degree murder conviction.


Summary Of Pacificare Of Nev., Inc. V. Rogers, 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 71, Jason Deforest Oct 2011

Summary Of Pacificare Of Nev., Inc. V. Rogers, 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 71, Jason Deforest

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

An appeal from a district court order denying a motion to compel arbitration in a tort and contract action.


Summary Of Cervantes V. Health Plan Of Nev., Inc. Et Al., 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 70, Kelli M. Devaney Oct 2011

Summary Of Cervantes V. Health Plan Of Nev., Inc. Et Al., 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 70, Kelli M. Devaney

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

An appeal of the Eighth Judicial District Court’s grant of summary judgment in a tort action.


Summary Of Wilson V. State, 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 68, Aaron K. Haar Oct 2011

Summary Of Wilson V. State, 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 68, Aaron K. Haar

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court considered an appeal from the district court’s dismissal of Petitioner’s third state petition for writ of habeas corpus in light of McConnell v. State.


Summary Of State, Dep’T Of Taxation V. Masco Builder, 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 66, Rami Hernandez Oct 2011

Summary Of State, Dep’T Of Taxation V. Masco Builder, 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 66, Rami Hernandez

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

An appeal from a district court order granting a petition for judicial review in a tax matter.


Summary Of Walters V. Dist. Ct., 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 66, William Habdas Oct 2011

Summary Of Walters V. Dist. Ct., 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 66, William Habdas

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court reviewed a petition for a writ of mandamus or prohibition. The issue was whether a counterclaim, cross-claim, and written motion setting the grounds for the application and the relief sought satisfied the requirements of NRS Chapter 40 for seeking a deficiency judgment upon a breach of guaranty.


Summary Of Emerson V. Dist. Ct., 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 61, Kendra Kisling Oct 2011

Summary Of Emerson V. Dist. Ct., 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 61, Kendra Kisling

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

An original petition for a writ of mandamus or prohibition challenging a district court order imposing sanctions on the petitioner, an attorney.


Summary Of City Of North Las Vegas V. Warburton, 127 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 62, Daniella Labounty Oct 2011

Summary Of City Of North Las Vegas V. Warburton, 127 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 62, Daniella Labounty

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court considered an appeal from a district court order granting a petition for judicial review in a workers’ compensation action.


Summary Of G.C. Wallace, Inc. V. Dist. Ct., 126 Nev. Adv. Op. 64, Alan Miller Oct 2011

Summary Of G.C. Wallace, Inc. V. Dist. Ct., 126 Nev. Adv. Op. 64, Alan Miller

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court examined a petition for a writ of mandamus challenging the district court's jurisdiction on grounds that a failure to raise the issue of damages in a summary eviction proceeding in justice court precluded a landlord from subsequently seeking damages in district court.


Summary Of Stephans V. State, 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 65, Emily Navasca Oct 2011

Summary Of Stephans V. State, 127 Nev. Adv. Op. 65, Emily Navasca

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

The Court considered an appeal of a grand larceny conviction, based on witness testimony used to prove the value of the stolen goods.


Summary Of Merits Incentives V. Dist. Ct., 127 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 63, Patrick C. Mcdonnell Oct 2011

Summary Of Merits Incentives V. Dist. Ct., 127 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 63, Patrick C. Mcdonnell

Nevada Supreme Court Summaries

An original petition for writ of mandamus challenging a district court’s denial of a motion to disqualify counsel who had reviewed confidential documents sent to him, unsolicited, from an anonymous source.