Month: February 2024

Nevada Supreme Court Forms Committee to Study Capital Case Procedures

On January 25, 2024, Linda Marie Bell, Associate Justice of the Nevada Supreme Court, filed a petition in ADKT 0617 seeking to create a Committee to Study and Update Supreme Court Rule 250 relating to procedures in capital cases. The court concluded that such a committee should be created. It will conduct all hearings in public […]

Eight Attorneys Apply to Fill Vacancy in Eighth Judicial District Court

Chief Justice Elissa Cadish announced the Nevada Commission on Judicial Selection received eight applications from individuals who wish to fill the judicial opening in Department 27 of the Eighth Judicial District Court. As of January 11, there were seven applicants for the vacancy. On January 22, the commission voted to reopen the application period for […]

Nevada’s New Approach to Adjudication of Water Law Cases

Nevada’s New Approach to Adjudication of Water Law Cases By Justice Ron Parraguirre, Nevada Supreme Court Nevada, like most western arid states, has seen significant litigation over its water resources. As resources dwindle, we can expect growing demand on court resources as well. Understanding the complex challenges ahead, the Nevada Supreme Court convened a Commission […]