Entries from Harmfulerror tagged with 'opinion'

US Supreme Court issues final 4 decisions, closes term.

Via Scotusblog: In McDonald v. Chicago, the Court reverses and remands in an opinion by Justice Alito.  The vote is 5-4.  Justice Stevens writes a dissenting opinion, and Justice Breyer writes a separate one, joined by Justices Ginsburg and Sotomayor.  The...

Nevada Supreme Court issues opinion on affidavit vs. declaration

I'm back from vacation, and I finished my latest brief, so postings will now resume.  Sorry for the delay. The Nevada Supreme Court issued a decision today in Buckwalter v. Eighth Juidicial District Court.  In a decision authored by Justice...

Nevada Supreme Court reverses murder conviction

It's one of my cases, so I'm not going to say much.  The opinion is Polk v. State.  It addresses the State's failure to address a constitutional issue in its Answering Brief and the admission of expert testimony in violation...

US Supreme Court issues 4 opinions this week

Via Scotusblog: In United States v. Stevens, the Court affirmed the lower court decision in an opinion by Chief Justice Roberts.  The vote was 8-1, with Justice Alito dissenting.  The Court strikes down as substantially overbroad the federal law making it...

Nevada Supreme Court issues opinion on sudden-emergency

In Posas v. Horton, the Nevada Supreme Court clarifies when a district court should give a jury instruction on a sudden-emergency in a car collission case....

Nevada Supreme Court issues decision on civil liability following a judgment of conviction

Cromer v. Wilson - "Appellant Aaron Cromer received a jury verdict of $4,530,785.50 as a result of injuries he sustained in a car crash caused by respondent William Wilson.  On appeal, Aaron and his wife Felicia Cromer raise several issues,...

Nevada Supreme Court issues 3 opinions in civil cases

Saylor v. Arcotta - "In this appeal, we clarify the applicable limitations periods for equitable indemnity and contribution claims.  In doing so, we conclude that claims for equitable indemnity are subject to the limitations period prescribed by NRS 11.190(2)(c), while...

Nevada Supreme Court issues 3 opinion

In Foster v. Dingwall, the Nevada Supreme Court clarifies the procedure set forth in Honeycutt v. Honeycutt, which concerns NRCP 60(b)(2) motions.  The filing of a notice of appeal does not toll the time for a NRCP 60(b) motion. The...

Nevada Supreme Court issues opinions

The Nevada Supreme Court has issued its third and fourth opinions of the year.  One opinion addresses a child support issue and the other addresses the law-of-the-case doctrine in the context of an insurance action and also addresses a choice-of-law...

Nevada Supreme Court issues opinion

Great Basin Water Network v. State Eng'r: "In this appeal, we must determine a narrow, yet fundamental question: whether the State Engineer violated his statutory duty under NRS 533.370(2) by failing to rule on Southern Nevada Water Authority's (SNWA) 1989...

Nevada Supreme Court reverses murder conviction

The Nevada Supreme Court issued one decision today - Fields v. State.  The Court reverses a murder conviction based upon the trial court's abuse of discretion in admitting bad act evidence....

Nevada Supreme Court issues opinion

John v. Douglas County School District - The Court, sitting en banc, issues an opinion authored by Justice Gibbons, which holds that Nevada's anti-SLAPP statute applies to a plaintiff's federal causes of action and finds that the district court properly...

Nevada Supreme Court issues opinion on weapons enhancement & issues civil opinion

Mendoza-Lobos v. State -(Majority opinion authored by Chief Justice Hardesty and joined by Justices Saitta, Gibbons and Cherry) -  "In this appeal, we address two issues related to recent amendments to the deadly weapon enhancement statute, NRS 193.165(1), that require...

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