Nevada Appellate Court Summaries

Nevada Appellate Court Summaries 3-2-20

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: Anti-SLAPP statute: (1) The appellant met her burden of showing that this action was “based upon a good-faith communication in furtherance of the right to petition or the right […]

Nevada Appellate Court Summaries 2-6-20

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) Appellant Norman Keith Flowers urged reversal on appeal based upon multiple grounds, including that the district court accepted testimonial hearsay in violation of the Confrontation Clause, […]

Nevada Appellate Court Summaries (1-3-20)

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: Anti-SLAPP statutes: When determining if protected communications are made in “good faith” under Nevada’s anti-SLAPP statutes, a court must consider the “gist or sting” of the communications as a […]

Nevada Appellate Court Summaries (12-2-19)

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: Confrontation Clause: (1) The Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution guarantees a defendant in a criminal prosecution the right to confront the witnesses against him or her, but […]

Nevada Appellate Court Summaries (10-24-19)

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: Community property: (1) A district court has significant discretion when determining whether to grant or deny a non-employee spouse’s request for pension payments before the employee spouse has retired, […]