Sebelius: Is the single-subject rule legal? It’s still an open question
(Steve Sebelius, Las Vegas Review-Journal) – Back in 2012, attorney Kermitt Waters mounted his most audacious legal attack on a law that restricts the ability of citizens to propose laws by initiative. That law, known as the “single-subject rule,” says initiatives can only address a single issue. It was put in place in...
N&V Staff October 18, 2015
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...
N&V Staff October 15, 2015