All posts tagged "Nevada Supreme Court"

  • Politics
    LVRJ: Nevada high court declines to hear single-subject initiative rule challenge

    (Sean Whaley, Las Vegas Review-Journal) – The Nevada Supreme Court has rejected a request to determine if the Legislature’s “single subject” rule requiring bills to be limited in scope is constitutional. The challenge was brought by Citizen Outreach and two other groups that argued last year that the single-subject rule for citizen-backed initiative...

  • Government
    NV Supreme Court to hear oral arguments on Schmidt vs Kieckhefer

    (Peter Hennessey) – Oral arguments in the case of Gary Schmidt (appellant) vs. Ben Kieckhefer (respondent) will be heard before the full panel of the Nevada Supreme Court. The court order specifying the time and place is in the court document 15-23090. Date: Wednesday, Sept 2, 2015 Time: 1:30 PM Place: Nevada Supreme Court, 201 South...

  • Government
    Nevada Supreme Court denies Lehman Bros.’ $30 Million law suit against the State

    (Office of the State Treasurer) – CARSON CITY – On Friday, the Nevada Supreme Court affirmed the District Court’s...

  • Government
    Nevada Supreme Court rules in favor of NPRI in case challenging CCSD’s lack of transparency

    (Center for Justice and Constitutional Litigation) – Las Vegas — The Nevada Supreme Court today ruled in favor of the Nevada Policy Research Institute, saying a lower district court was wrong to dismiss the Institute’s case calling on the Clark County School District to release its directory of taxpayer-funded and government-issued teacher email addresses....

  • Government
    U.S. Supreme Court ruling is another push to appoint judges instead of electing them

    (Thomas Mitchell) – No doubt about it, the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that allows Florida to bar...

  • Opinion
    Free Speech Victory Leaves More Work to be Done

    My non-profit grassroots advocacy organization recently won a huge free speech victory in a Nevada Supreme Court...

  • Politics
    Nevada Supreme Court Will Rule On Program It Administers

    (Victor Joecks/NPRI) – Imagine that, less than three years ago, you helped create a new government program. On multiple occasions, you testified before legislative committees on how to set it up. You contributed an amendment to the legislation establishing the program. Once the bill was passed, you and your colleagues mobilized to...

  • Government
    Court-managed Foreclosure Program May Violate Nevada Constitution

    (Kyle Gillis and Steven Miller/NPRI) – Is the statewide home-foreclosure modification program run by the Nevada Supreme Court actually unconstitutional? Nevada Second District Judge Patrick Flanagan wants to know. And since it’s a real question that could seriously impact the State of Nevada in multiple, powerful ways, he’s joined the state, represented...

  • Government
    The $200 Million Dollar Question

    (Geoffrey Lawrence/NPRI) – The Nevada Supreme Court dealt a blow to Gov. Brian Sandoval’s budget proposal on May 26, leading him to abandon his opposition to tax hikes and support higher state payroll and sales taxes for the next two years. And the Court may not be done yet. With less than...

  • Politics
    Supreme Court: No “Ballot Royale”

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – The Nevada Supreme Court today upheld a lower court decision saying that Democrat and Republican party officials should pick their candidates to run in a special election to fill a vacancy in Congressional District 2. The 6-1 ruling rejected a finding by Democrat Secretary of State Ross...

  • Government
    Nevada Supreme Court Hears Special Election Arguments Today

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – Attorneys for the state Democrat and Republican parties argued their cases Tuesday before the Nevada Supreme Court over whether they should pick their candidates for the special election to fill the vacant 2nd Congressional District seat, or whether it should be a “ballot royale.” The Democrat Party...