The Court considered a motion to remand a case on appeal to the district court. Specifically, the Court weighed whether an eminent domain plaintiff could abandon its claim after the plaintiff paid just compensation and the district court entered a final condemnation order, but before the resolution of a pending appeal. In reaching its conclusions, the Court examined when a “final judgment” for the purposes of N.R.S. § 37.180(1) takes place, when an eminent domain taking is completed under the Constitution,2 and whether a district court maintains limited jurisdiction to dismiss an eminent domain claim on appeal if the plaintiff abandons its claim.
Tully, Adam, "Summary of Gold Ridge Partners v. Sierra Pacific Power Company, 128 Nev. Adv. Op. 47" (2012). Nevada Supreme Court Summaries. 150.