Month: November 2016

Lifetime Achievement Award Recognizes Accomplishments of Justice Michael L. Douglas

The Las Vegas Chapter of the National Bar Association (LVNBA) recently honored Nevada Supreme Court Justice Michael L. Douglas with its Lifetime Achievement Award. The organization presented the award at its annual Scholarship Gala in Las Vegas. Justice Douglas was recognized for his lifetime work to contribute to Nevada jurisprudence. Justice Douglas, the first African […]

Supreme Court Announces Amendment to Rule 8(a)

The Nevada Supreme Court has announced an amendment to Rule of Civil Procedure 8(a) regarding the amount a claimant must specify when seeking relief. This reflects changes made in the 2015 legislative session to increase the jurisdictional cap.

Judge Lidia Stiglich Nominated to Fill Supreme Court Vacancy

Governor Brian Sandoval announced the appointment of Lidia Stiglich to the Nevada Supreme Court District G on November 10. The appointment is effective January 2, 2017. Judge Stiglich will replace Justice Nancy Saitta, who resigned from the court in August 2016. The selection was made following interviews with the three finalists who were recommended by […]

Court of Appeals to Hold Oral Arguments at UNLV

The Nevada Court of Appeals will hold oral arguments at the Thomas & Mack Moot Courtroom at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) William S. Boyd School of Law on Nov. 15. These “on the road” arguments further the court’s commitment to give students and citizens who do not have easy access to the […]