Nevada Appellate Court Summaries

Nevada Appellate Court Summaries (10-1-19)

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 Attorney discipline: The State Bar proved that attorney James A. Colin made statements in pleadings to the court concerning the integrity of several justices that he knew to be […]

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 […]