Nevada Appellate Court Summaries

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, […]

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 […]