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Monday, May 4 - 10:30 a.m. - Nevada Supreme Court hears oral arguments in Rodriquez v. State, Bowers v. Harrah's Laughlin, In re: Parental Rights as to Germany and Wyman v. State.

Monday, May 4 - US Supreme Court order and opinion release day

Tuesday, May 5 - 10:00 a.m. - Nevada Supreme Court hears oral argument in Fierle v. Perez, Middleton v. State and Bielar v. Washoe Health Systems

Wednesday, May 6 - Nevada Bar Admissions Ceremony

Wednesday, May 6 - NACJ Board Meeting, noon at the Federal Public Defender's Office

Thursday, May 7 - Nevada Supreme Court opinion release day

Thursday, May 7 - 10:00 a.m. - Nevada Supreme Court oral arguments in King v. State and Ortega v. State (Elko)

Friday, May 8 - 10:00 a.m. - Nevada Supreme Court orala rguments in Harness v. State and Bennette v. State (Elko)

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Monday, April 27 - US Supreme Court hears argument in Bobby v. Bies (double jeopardy, mental competency under Atkins) and Nijhawan v. Holder (banishment after felony conviction)

Tuesday, April 28 - US Supreme Court hears argument in Forest Grove School District v. TA (private school tuition reimbursement for a disabled student) and Cuomo v. Clearing House (state power to enforce state laws against racial bias in mortgage lending).

Wednesday, April 29 - US Supreme Court hears argument in Northwest Austin Municipal Utility District v. Holder (Voting Rights Act).

Wednesday, April 29 - Nevada February bar results released

Thursday, April 30 - Nevada Supreme Court opinion release day

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Monday, April 20 9:00 a.m. - Assembly Judiciary hearing on SB 28, SB 67

Monday, April 20 9:00 a.m. - Senate Judiciary AB 93, AB 114, AB 120, AB 164, AB 187

Monday, April 20 10:00 a.m. - US Supreme Court hears argument in Iraq v. Beaty and Horne v. Flores.

Monday, April 20 3:00 p.m. - Nevada Supreme Court oral argument in Commission on Ethics v. Hardy.

Tuesday, April 21 8:30 a.m. - Senate Judiciary AB 237, AB 253, AB 259

Tuesday, April 21 10:00 a.m. - US Supreme Court hears argument in Safford Unified School District v. Redding and Eisenstein v. New York City

Wednesday, April 22 8:00 a.m. - Assembly Judiciary SB 194, SB 235, SB 35, SB 45

Wednesday, April 22 8:30 a.m. - Senate Judiciary AB 264, AB 462, AB 473

Wednesday, April 22 10:00 a.m. - US Supreme Court hears argument in Ricci v. DeStefano

Thursday, April 23  Nevada Supreme Court opinion release day

Thursday, April 23 8:00 a.m. - Assembly Judiciary SB 101, SB 14, SB 55

Friday, April 24 8:30 a.m. - Senate Judiciary AB 233, AB 477, AB 517

  

 

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Tuesday, April 14 9:00 - Senate Judiciary  AB 187, AB 250 

Wednesday, April 15 8:00 - Assembly Judiciary SB 141, SB 96

Thursday, April 16 - Nevada Supreme Court opinion release day

Friday, April 17 - Assembly Judiciary SB 42, SB 149

The US Supreme Court will resume oral arguments on April 20.

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Monday, March 30 8:00 - Assembly Judiciary - AB 449, AB 452, AB 475, AB 477

Monday, March 30 8:30 - Senate Judiciary - SB 262, SB 352, SB 353

Monday, March 30 - US Supreme Court hears argument in Travelers Indemnity Co. v. Bailey & Common Law Settlement Counsel v. Bailey 

Monday, March 30 - Nominations due for State Bar of Nevada Board of Governors

Tuesday, March 31 8:00 - Assembly Corrections, Parole and Probation - AB 325, AB 474, AB 85

Tuesday, March 31 8:30 - Senate Judiciary - SB 236, SB 238, SB 350

Tuesday,  March 31 - US Supreme Court hears argument in Gross v. FBL Financial Services

Wednesday, April 1 8:00 - Assembly Judiciary - AB 368, AB 380, AB 408, AB 462

Wednesday, April 1 8:30 - Senate Judiciary - AB 337, SB 349

Wednesday, April 1 - US Supreme Court hears argument in Polar Tankers v. City of Valdez

Thursday, April 2 - Nevada Supreme Court opinion release day

Thursday, April 2 8:00 - Assembly Corrections, Parole and Probation - AB 385, AB 424, AB 473, AB 502

Thursday, April 2 8:30 - Senate Judiciary - SB 216, SB 351

Friday, April 3 8:00 - Assembly Judiciary - AB 476, AB 496

Friday, April 3 8:30 - Senate Judiciary - SB 354, SB 372

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Monday, March 23 8:00 a.m. - Assembly Judiciary Commitee - AB262, AB283, AB286, AB461

Monday, March 23 9:00 a.m. - Senate Judiciary Committee - SB235, SB274

Monday, March 23 10:00 a.m. - US Supreme Court hears argument in Yeager v. United States - whether the Double Jeopardy Clause precludes the government from retrying defendants acquitted of some charges on factually related counts on which the jury failed to reach a verdict.

Tuesday, March 24 8:00 - Assembly Corrections, Parole and Probation Committee - AB265, AB367, AB384

Tuesday, March 24 8:30 - Senate Judicary Committee - SB221, SB277, SB287

Tuesday, March 24 10:00  - US Supreme Court may issue one or more opinions and then hears argument in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission - concerning the constitutionality of limiting the broadcast of a compaign film attacking a presidential candidate and the validity of disclosure rules.

Tuesday, March 24 12:00 - State of the Judiciary Speech by Chief Justice Hardesty

Wednesday, March 25 8:00 - Assembly Judiciary Committee - AB309, AB320, AB332, AB335, AB353

Wednesday, March 25 8:30 - Senate Judiciary - SB253, SB261

Wednesday, March 25 10:00 - US Supreme Court may issue one or more opinions and then hears argument in United States v. Denedo - concerning the jurisdiction of military appeals courts over an ex-service member's case.

Thursday, March 26 - Nevada Supreme Court opinion release day

Thursday, Mach 26 8:00 - Assembly Corrections, Parole and Probation Committee

Thursday, March 26 8:30 approx. - Assembly Judiciary Committee - AB280

Thursday, March 26 8:30 - Senate Judiciary Committee - AJR3, SB121, SB130, SB167, SB176, SB333, SB334, SB82

Thursday, March 26 1:30 - Assembly Judiciary Subcommittee - AB108, AB204, AB207, AB251, AB311, AB350, AB361

Friday, March 27 8:00 - Assembly Judiciary Committee - AB218, AB388, AB398, AB471

Friday, March 27 8:30 - Senate Judiciary - SB313, SB314

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Monday, March 16 - Assembly Judiciary Committee (AB244, AB250, AB253)

Monday, March 16 - Nevada Supreme Court Oral Arguments

1:00 Hannon v. State - whether police officers were justified in entering the Appellant's apartment over his objection after they were dispatched there on a domestic violence call.

1:30 McGee v. State - whether the district court erred in not allowing an instruction to the jury based on the Appellant's contention that she was involuntarily intoxicated.

Tuesday, March 17 - Assembly Committee on Corrections, Parole and Probation (AB228, AB265)

Wednesday, March 18 Assembly Judiciary Committee (AB251, AB257, AB271)

Thursday, March 19 - Nevada Supreme Court Opinion Release Day

Thursday, March 19 - Assembly Committee on Corrections, Parole and Probation (AB252, AB259, AB279)

Friday, March 20 - Assembly Judiciary Committee (AB237, AB264, AB280)

Oral arguments will resume at the US Supreme Court on March 23.

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Monday, March 9 - 8:00 a.m. - Assembly Judiciary Committee meets 

Tuesday, March 10 8:00 a.m. - Assembly Corrections, Parole & Probation Committee meets

Tuesday, March 10 8:30 a.m. - Senate Judiciary Commitee meets

Wednesday, March 11 8:00 a.m. - Assembly Judiciary Committee meets

Wednesday March 11 8:30 a.m. - Senate Judiciary Committee meets -

Wednesday, March 11 - Nevada Supreme Court oral arguments:

10:00 a.m. Amato v. State - Did the improper preservation of trial transcripts prevent a meaningful review by the Supreme Court?

10:30 a.m. Saintal v. State - Whether verdicts for two charges were inconsistent where stolen items were charged as being worth more than $250 for grand larceny charges, but less than $250 for a conspiracy to possession stolen property charge.  Whether the Appellant's designation as a habitual criminal and the life sentence for each count amount to cruel and unusual punishment.

11:30 a.m. Fleetwood Corp. v. Towne - lease dispute over geothermal resources in Washoe Valley.  Argument concerns the grant of summary judgment and the denial of attorney fees.

1:30 p.m. Evans v. Evans - Whether a district court err in determining child custoy without an evidentiary hearing and whether child support was properly calculated.

Thursday, March 12 - Nevada Supreme Court opinion release day

Thursday, March 12 8:00 a.m. - Assembly Corrections, Parole & Probation Committee meets

Thursday, March 12 approx 8:30 - Assembly Judiciary Commitee Work Session

Thursday, March 12 - Nevada Supreme Court oral arguments

10:00 a.m. Gibbens v. State - Whether the State presented sufficient evidence to support a conviction for first-degree murder for a 15 year old who shot his 12 year old friend.

10:30 a.m. Bradford v. State - Whether the district court abused its discretion in allowing the State to question the Appellant about his gang affiliation.  Whether the district court properly instructed the jury about the deadly weapon enhancement and adoptive admissions.

11:30 a.m. Resort Properties of America v. Cherry Inv. & Dev.- Recovery of a real estate broker's commission and summary judgment.

Friday, March 13 - Assembly Judiciary Committee meets

Friday, March 13 - Nevada Supreme Court oral arguments

10:00 a.m. In re: Parental Rights as to Raleigh - Whether the district court properly terminated a mother's parental rights? 

10:30 a.m. Murphy v. State -  The defendant was convicted for second-degree kidnapping for the abduction of a child.  Did the district court abuse its discretion in admitting evidence of the Appellant's prior bad acts, specifically, an alleged sexual assault of an 11-year old child in Missouri. 

 

The US Supreme Court began a two week recess today.

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I'm slammed this week, so here's a list of resources for what's going on:

* Nevada Legislature

* Nevada Supreme Court

* Nevada Supreme Court oral argument calendar

* Link to Nevada Supreme Court webcasts

* US Supreme Court

 

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Monday, February 23 - US Supreme Court hears oral argument in United States v. Navajo Nation and Rivera v. Illinois (whether the erroneous denial of a defense peremptory challenge is subject to harmless error analysis).

Monday, February 23 8:30 - Assembly Judiciary Committee: AB 114 (Makes various changes concerning compensation to victims of crime); AB 116 (Revises provisions concerning compensation for victims of crime); AB 120 (Makes changes concerning orders for protection of victims of sexual assault).

Monday, February 23 9:00 - Senate Judiciary Committee: SB 125 (Prohibits the unauthorized possession, reading or capturing of another person's personal identifying information through radio frequency identification); SJR 2 (Proposes to amend the Nevada Constitution to revise provisions relating to the selection of justices and judges).

Tuesday, February 24 - US Supreme Court hears oral argument in Burlington No. & Santa Fe R. Co. v. United States and Shell Oil v. United States and hears argument in Carlsbad Technology v. HIF Bio.

Tuesday, February 24 8:00 - Assembly Committee on Corrections, Parole and Probation: AB 81 (Makes various changes relating to the Central Repository for Nevada Records of Criminal History); AB 117 (Makes various changes relating to prisoners and parole).

Tuesday, February 24 8:30 - Senate Judiciary Committee: SB 130 (Revises certain provisions governing certificates of permission to perform marriages); SB 141 (Enacts the Uniform International Wills Act).

Wednesday, February 25 - US Supreme Court hears argument in Hawaii v. Office of Hawaiian Affairs and Flores-Figueroa v. United States (whether the federal crime of aggravated identity theft requires the Government to show that the defendant knew that identification he used belonged to another person).

Wednesday, February 25 8:00 - Assembly Judiciary Committee: no criminal law bills.

Wednesday, February 25 1:30 - Senate Committee on Government Affairs: Discussion of issues related to public employees' compensation levels, benefits and retirement and overview of related reports issued by the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce.

Thursday February 26 - Nevada Supreme Court opinion release day

Thursday, February 26 8:30 - Senate Judiciary Committee Work Session:

S.B. 34 Makes certain changes concerning the use of court reporters in certain court proceedings.

S.B. 35 Repeals the provision that prohibits the prosecution of a person in this State for a crime after the person is convicted or acquitted of the crime in another state, territory or country.

S.B. 44 Designates certain employees of the Department of Corrections as category II peace officers.

S.B. 45 Revises provisions relating to certain criminal cases involving older persons and vulnerable persons.

S.B. 55 Makes various changes concerning commercial recordings.

S.B. 67 Revises provisions governing declarations of homestead. 

S.B. 82 Makes various changes relating to technological crime.

S.B. 83 Makes various changes relating to the regulation of gaming. 

S.B. 99 Limits the peace officer powers of taxicab field investigators. 

S.B. 101 Makes various changes relating to securities. 

S.B. 106 Revises provisions governing the purchase of a home or improved lot that is adjacent to open range.

S.B. 107 Limits the liability of certain nonprofit organizations and their agents, employees and volunteers under certain circumstances. 

S.B. 113 Creates statutory subcommittees of the Advisory Commission on the Administration of Justice.

Thursday, February 26 approx 9 am - Assembly Judiciary Committee Work Committee:

A.B. 27 Clarifies requirements and procedures for obtaining a Nevada identity theft passport.

A.B. 63 Makes various changes to provisions regarding justice courts.

A.B. 88 Establishes a civil remedy for a person who was a victim of a sexual offense which was used to promote child pornography.

A.B. 93 Revises the definition of the crime of assault.

A.B. 104 Revises the provisions governing the failure to appear in court for the commission of certain misdemeanor traffic offenses.

Thursday, February 26 1:00  - Advisory Commission on the Administration of Justice's Subcommittee on Juvenile Justice.

Friday, February 27 8:00 - Assembly Judiciary Committee: A.B. 64 (Increases the number of judges in the Second and Eighth Judicial Districts); A.B. 65  (Provides for the collection and disposition of additional court fees); A.B. 102 (Revises provisions governing problem gambling).

Friday, February 27 8:30 - Senate Judiciary Committee -  SB 142 (Establishes the crime of criminal gang recruitment) and other non-criminal law related bills.

The State Bar of Nevada will hold its February 2009 Bar Examination on Tuesday, February 24, Wednesday, February 25 and Thursday, February 26.

Broadcasts of Legislative Committee Meetings are available here.

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