Court News

EJDC Court Orders to Effect Filing Requirements

On October 2, 2019, the Eighth Judicial District Court filed an order in the administrative matter of procedures related to conformity to applicable filing requirements. See Administrative Order 19-05 (AO 19-05) available as PDF file to download: EJDC-AO-19-05. The order addresses issues related to the supervising of administrative business of the Eighth Judicial District Court, […]

Nevada Appellate Court Summaries (9-9-19)

The content of this post was written by Joe Tommasino for COMMUNIQUÉ, the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA).* Supreme Court of Nevada Administrative decisions: (1) NRS Chapter 233B provides a mechanism for a party aggrieved by a final administrative decision to petition a district court for judicial review, and a party […]

Nevada Appellate Court Summaries (8-2-19)

The content of this post was written by Joe Tommasino for COMMUNIQUÉ, the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA).* Supreme Court of Nevada Attorney’s fees: Attorney’s fees incurred by a plaintiff in bringing a two-party breach-of-contract claim against a defendant do not constitute special damages under the narrow and limited exceptions recognized […]

Nevada Appellate Court Summaries (7-1-19)

The content of this post was written by Joe Tommasino for COMMUNIQUÉ, the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA).* Supreme Court of Nevada Criminal procedure: (1) Nevada follows Maryland v. Craig, 497 U.S. 836, 850 (1990), to determine whether a witness’s testimony at trial via two-way audiovisual transmission violates a defendant’s right […]

Nevada Appellate Court Summaries (5-3-19)

The content of this post was written by Joe Tommasino for COMMUNIQUÉ, the official publication of the Clark County Bar Association (CCBA).* Supreme Court of Nevada:  Alimony: Alimony can be just and equitable even when not based on financial need; however, the alimony award in this case must be reversed because the receiving spouse’s share […]

Announcing U.S. Magistrate Judge Elayna Youchah

Chief Judge Gloria M. Navarro, of the United States District Court for the District of Nevada, is pleased to announce that Elayna J. Youchah has been selected to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of the Honorable George W. Foley, Jr., United States Magistrate Judge in Las Vegas, Nevada. Judge Foley will be retiring […]