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KOGOD VS. CIOFFI-KOGOD C/W 71994
Date: April 25, 2019
Citation: 135 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 9
Docket Number: 71147
IN RE: FUND FOR THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF SELF RELIANCE
Date: April 25, 2019
Citation: 135 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 10
Docket Number: 74964
Resources Group, LLC v. Nevada Ass’n Services, Inc  
Date: March 14, 2019
Citation: 135 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 8
Docket Number: 71268

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the decision of the district court setting aside a nonjudicial foreclosure sale by a unit-owners’ association (UOA), holding that title vested in the purchaser’s name and that there were no equ...

Bank of America, N.A. v. Thomas Jessup, LLC Series VII  
Date: March 7, 2019
Citation: 135 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 7
Docket Number: 73785

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the district court's judgment determining that a foreclosure sale extinguished a bank's deed of trust when an homeowner's association (HOA) agent told a deed of trust beneficiary's agent that i...

Craig v. Donnelly  
Date: February 28, 2019
Citation: 135 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 6
Docket Number: 75050

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the district court’s order dismissing Plaintiff-inmate’s complaint to the extent Plaintiff asserted state tort claims under Nev. Rev. Stat. 41.031 and 41.0337 but reversed the district court’s...

Henry v. Nevada Commission on Judicial Discipline  
Date: February 28, 2019
Citation: 135 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 5
Docket Number: 75675

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court denied Jennifer Henry’s petition for a writ of prohibition challenging the Nevada Commission on Judicial Discipline’s authority to discipline her, holding that Nev. Rev. Stat. 1.428, the statute giving...

Pascua v. Bayview Loan Servicing, LLC  
Date: February 7, 2019
Citation: 135 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 4
Docket Number: 71770

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court held that where an individual has been appointed special administrator of an estate that includes residential real property, the special administrator resides in the property as his or her primary resid...

Bombardier Transportation (Holdings) USA, Inc. v. Nevada Labor Commissioner  
Date: January 17, 2019
Citation: 135 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 3
Docket Number: 71101

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court held that the Labor Commissioner properly determined that the “repair” portion of a maintenance contract is a public work project under Nev. Rev. Stat. 338.010(15), even if the contract is predominantly...

Franks v. State  
Date: January 3, 2019
Citation: 135 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 1
Docket Number: 72988

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of the district court permitting the State to introduce evidence of prior, uncharged sexual acts committed by Appellant in the instant prosecution for a sexual offense for purposes...

Coker v. Sassone  
Date: January 3, 2019
Citation: 135 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 2
Docket Number: 73863

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed a district court order denying Appellant’s special motion to dismiss, holding that the district court properly denied Appellant’s special motion to dismiss filed pursuant to Nevada’s anti-SLAPP...

Harris v. State  
Date: December 27, 2018
Citation: 134 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 107
Docket Number: 69509

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the judgment of conviction, pursuant to a jury verdict, of three count of first-degree murder with the use of a deadly weapon and other offenses, holding that the admission of photographs of th...

Capanna v. Orth  
Date: December 27, 2018
Citation: 134 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 108
Docket Number: 69935

Justia Opinion Summary: In this medical malpractice suit, the Supreme Court affirmed the final judgment of the district court entering judgment on the jury verdict and the district court’s orders awarding fees and costs and dismissed the cross-...

Cooper v. State  
Date: December 27, 2018
Citation: 134 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 104
Docket Number: 72091

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed and remanded this criminal case for a new trial, holding that the district court clearly erred when it found that Defendant had not made out a prima facie case of discrimination in challenging...

Gonor v. Dale  
Date: December 27, 2018
Citation: 134 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 109
Docket Number: 72949

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the district court’s order dismissing the underlying proceeding filed by the plaintiff’s attorney seeking to substitute for the deceased plaintiff where the defendant filed the suggestion of de...

In re Estate of Sarge  
Date: December 27, 2018
Citation: 134 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 105
Docket Number: 73286

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court overruled the holding in Ballin v. Farmers Insurance Exchange, 797 P.2d 978, 980 (Nev. 1990), that an order that resolves fewer than all claims in a consolidated action is not appealable as a final judg...

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