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COLLINS (LESEAN) VS. STATE
Date: November 22, 2017
Citation: 133 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 88
Docket Number: 69269
YU VS. YU
Date: November 22, 2017
Citation: 133 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 90
Docket Number: 70348
NATIONSTAR MORTG., LLC VS. SATICOY BAY LLC SERIES 2227 SHADOW CANYON
Date: November 22, 2017
Citation: 133 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 91
Docket Number: 70382
BRADLEY VS. DIST. CT. (HUDSON)
Date: November 22, 2017
Citation: 133 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 92
Docket Number: 70522
GARDNER VS. DIST. CT. (HENDERSON WATER PARK, LLC)
Date: November 22, 2017
Citation: 133 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 89
Docket Number: 70823
Farmer v. State  
Date: November 16, 2017
Citation: 133 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 86
Docket Number: 65935

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the trial court’s judgment convicting Appellant of four counts of sexual assault, eight counts of open or gross lewdness, and one count of indecent exposure. The convictions stemmed from accusa...

Harris v. State  
Date: November 16, 2017
Citation: 133 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 85
Docket Number: 70679

Justia Opinion Summary: Defense counsel’s affirmative misrepresentation regarding filing a postconviction petition and subsequent abandonment of Petitioner can be an impediment external to the defense to satisfy cause of the delay under Nev. Re...

IN RE: DISCIPLINE OF CHRISTOPHER READE
Date: November 16, 2017
Citation: 133 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 87
Docket Number: 70989
Sierra Packaging & Converting, LLC v. Chief Administrative Officer of Occupational Safety & Health Administration  
Date: November 16, 2017
Citation: 133 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 83
Docket Number: 71130

Justia Opinion Summary: Exposure to a hazard can be demonstrated by facts establishing that exposure to the hazard is reasonably predictable. Appellant in this case argued that the Nevada Occupational Safety and Health Administration (NOSHA) i...

Knickmeyer v. State  
Date: November 16, 2017
Citation: 133 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 84
Docket Number: 71372

Justia Opinion Summary: Judicial marshals are “peace officers” within the meaning of Nev. Rev. Stat. 289.040, 289.057 and 298.060, which provisions are intended to provide job-related protections to peace officers employed by law enforcement ag...

City of Las Vegas v. Eighth Judicial District Court  
Date: November 16, 2017
Citation: 133 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 82
Docket Number: 71637

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court granted the petition for a writ of mandamus filed by Petitioner, the City of Las Vegas challenging an appellate court’s review of unpreserved trial error, holding that the district court, acting in its...

Alotaibi v. State  
Date: November 9, 2017
Citation: 133 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 81
Docket Number: 67380

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue was whether, under the statutory definitions existing in 2012, the offense of statutory sexual seduction is a lesser-included offense of sexual assault when that offense is committed against a minor under fourte...

Szymborski v. Spring Mountain Treatment Center  
Date: October 26, 2017
Citation: 133 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 80
Docket Number: 66398

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed in part, reversed in part, and remanded a district court order dismissing a complaint against a medical treatment center for failure to attach a medical expert affidavit pursuant to Nev. Rev. S...

Clark County School District v. Payo  
Date: October 26, 2017
Citation: 133 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 79
Docket Number: 68443

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the judgment on a jury’s negligence verdict awarding past and future medical damages to a former middle school student who sustained an eye injury during his physical education class. On appeal...

Johnson v. State  
Date: October 5, 2017
Citation: 133 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 73
Docket Number: 65168

Justia Opinion Summary: When the Supreme Court reverses a death sentence on direct appeal and remands for a new penalty hearing, there is no longer a final judgment that triggers the one-year period set forth in Nev. Rev. Stat. 34.726(1) for fi...

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