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O'KEEFE VS. STATE, DEP'T OF MOTOR VEHICLES
Date: December 6, 2018
Citation: 134 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 92
Docket Number: 68460
N. LAKE TAHOE PROTECTION DIST. VS. BD. OF ADMIN.
Date: December 6, 2018
Citation: 134 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 93
Docket Number: 70592
STATE VS. DIST. CT. (OJEDA (FRANCISCO))
Date: December 6, 2018
Citation: 134 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 94
Docket Number: 72456
RODRIGUEZ (JUAN) VS. STATE
Date: December 6, 2018
Citation: 134 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 95
Docket Number: 73154
STATE VS. DIST. CT. (HEARN (MATTHEW))
Date: December 6, 2018
Citation: 134 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 96
Docket Number: 73475
STARR (BRANDON) VS. STATE
Date: November 21, 2018
Citation: 134 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 90
Docket Number: 71401
VICKERS (TRACEY) VS. DIRECTOR
Date: November 21, 2018
Citation: 134 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 91
Docket Number: 72352
MCGOWEN VS. DIST. CT. (CRYSTAL)
Date: November 21, 2018
Citation: 134 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 89
Docket Number: 73312
Patin v. Lee  
Date: November 15, 2018
Citation: 134 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 87
Docket Number: 69928

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court held that the district court did not err in denying Defendant’s special motion to dismiss Plaintiff’s complaint filed under Nev. Rev. Sta. 41.660(1), Nevada’s anti-SLAPP statute, holding that an attorne...

State v. Plunkett  
Date: November 15, 2018
Citation: 134 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 88
Docket Number: 74169

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed the order of the district court granting Respondent’s motion to dismiss the indictment charging him with violating Nev. Rev. Stat. 212.165(4), holding that that a person who is not a prisoner c...

State, Local Government Employee-Management Relations Board v. Education Support Employees Ass’n  
Date: November 8, 2018
Citation: 134 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 86
Docket Number: 70586

Justia Opinion Summary: In this dispute between two labor unions over which entity has the right to represent Clark County School District employees as the exclusive bargaining representative, the Supreme Court affirmed the order of the distric...

Sarfo v. State Board of Medical Examiners  
Date: November 1, 2018
Citation: 134 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 85
Docket Number: 73117

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court held that a physician’s due process rights do not attach at the investigative stage of a complaint made to the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners (Board), thereby extending the holding in Hernandez...

Williams v. State  
Date: October 25, 2018
Citation: 134 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 83
Docket Number: 70868

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court reversed Defendant’s judgment of conviction and remanded this case for further proceedings, holding that the district court erred by denying Defendant’s Batson challenge and by categorically excluding e...

Clark County School District v. Las Vegas Review-Journal  
Date: October 25, 2018
Citation: 134 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 84
Docket Number: 73525

Justia Opinion Summary: The Supreme Court affirmed the order of the district court granting Las Vegas Review-Journal’s amended petition for a writ of mandamus under the Nevada Public Records Act requesting that the district court compel the Cla...

Public Employees’ Retirement System of Nevada v. Nevada Policy Research Institute, Inc.  
Date: October 18, 2018
Citation: 134 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 81
Docket Number: 72274

Justia Opinion Summary: In this public records request matter, the Supreme Court held that the Nevada Public Records Act requires the Public Employees’ Retirement System of Nevada (PERS) to disclose certain employment and pension payment inform...

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