Entries from Harmfulerror tagged with 'sufficiency of the evidence'

Oral Argument Calendar: Oct. 13

The Nevada Supreme Court will hear 5 oral arguments today: Lord v. Chew, Docket No. 49969 Las Vegas-10:00 a.m. - Justices Hardesty, Douglas and Pickering This is an appeal from a Clark County district court order in a tort action....

Nevada Supreme Court issues 3 opinions

In Vega v. State, the Court addresses three issues: "First, we consider whether appellant Bernardo Vega's constitutional right to confrontation under the Confrontation Clause, Crawford v. Washington, 541 U.S. 36 (2004), and Melendez-Diaz v. Massachusetts, 557 U.S. ­___, 129 S....

Nevada Supreme Court reverses 3 convictions in unpublished orders

Ritter v. State - (Elko) - insufficient evidence to support the conviction of trafficking in a controlled substance.  It appears that the defendant was arrested on an outstanding warrant and was transported to the jail in a police car.  The...

US Supreme Court summarily reverses 9th in a Nevada case

The US Supreme Court issued a per curiam decision this morning in McDaniel v. Brown.  The Court concluded that the 9th Circuit misapplied Jackson v. Virginia in finding insufficient evidence to support the conviction based upon evidence presented after the...

US Supreme Court grants cert. on a Nevada case

The United States Supreme Court has granted certiorari to the Ninth Circuit in a federal habeas corpus case concerning a Nevada conviction.  The questions presented in the State's petition are: 1.  What is the standard of review for a federal...

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