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The Nevada Court of Appeals Follows a Push-Down Model

At the time that the Nevada Law Blogs last treated the Nevada Court System, there was no Nevada Court of Appeals. Since then, things have changed. So how about an update regarding appeals in Nevada. In 2014, the Nevada voters approved the creation of the Nevada Court of Appeals. The Nevada Court of Appeals is […]

Nevada Voters Approve Creation Of Nevada’s First Appellate Court

On November 4, 2014, Nevada voters approved Ballot Question No. 1 authorizing the creation of a Nevada Appellate Court. According to results published by the Secretary of State’s office, the question prevailed in Clark, Washoe and Carson City Counties but went down to defeat in all other counties. The margin of victory in the more […]

The State Bar of Nevada and Many of its Members Support the Creation of a Court of Appeals

In its most recent session, the Nevada Legislature unanimously passed a resolution calling for the creation of a new Nevada Court of Appeals.  The voters will ultimately decide whether this new court will get off the ground.  Nevada voters will find the proposed initiative on their November 2014 ballots. The Nevada Law Blogs have already […]

Nevada Desperately Needs A Court Of Appeals

In April 2012, Jeremiah Eskew-Shahan tried to give the family dog Onion a kiss good night.  He stumbled onto the dog.  Onion instinctively grabbed the little boy.  Immediate intervention by the family was not enough to save Jermiah from the dog’s unprecedented response.  Jeremiah died. The City of Henderson wanted to immediately euthanize the dog […]