The editors of the Nevada Law Journal select certain Nevada Supreme Court opinions of significant interest to the legal community for commentary. These commentaries include a summary of the court’s majority, minority or dissenting opinions, as well as an issue and disposition section that summarizes the tensions presented in the case. The Nevada Law Journal staff provides authorities cited by the court and related sources referenced by the court in its decision. The commentaries also describe the state of the law before and after the opinion, and present unanswered questions and a survey of the law in other jurisdictions, if appropriate.

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Submissions from 2004

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Summary of Pan v. Eighth Judicial District Court, 120 Nev. Adv.Op.No.26, Ronda Heilig

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Summary of Attorney General v. NOS, 120 Nev. Adv. Op. 11, Christopher W. Carson

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Summary of Beckwith v. State Farm Fire and Casualty Co., Ira David

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Summary of Aftercare of Clark County v. Justice Court of Las Vegas, 120 Nev. Adv. Rep. 2, Jeff Hall

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Summary of Means v. State, 120 Nev. Adv. Op. 101, Justin L. Carley

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Summary of Borger v. Lovett, 120 Nev. Adv. Rep. 102, Christopher Carson

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Summary of In re Mosley, 120 Nev. Adv. Rep. 94, Christopher Carson

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Summary of State v. Catanio, 120 Nev. Adv. Rep. 103, Christopher Carson

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Summary of Traffic Control Services v. United Rentals, 120 Nev. Adv. Rep. 19, Christopher Carson

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Summary of Zhang v. Eighth Judicial Dist. Ct., 120 Nev. Adv. Rep. 104, Christopher Carson

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Summary of Diaz v. Ferne, 120 Nev. Adv. Op. 12, Christopher W. Carson

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Summary of Guardianship of L.S. and H.S v. Valley Hospital, 120 Nev. Adv. Rep. 18, James Davis

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Summary of Kaczmarek v. State, 120 Nev. Adv. Rep. 37, James Davis

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Summary of Pineda v. State, 120 Nev. Adv. Rep 24, James Davis

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Summary of State ex rel. Dep’t of Transp. v. Pub. Employees’ Retirement Sys., 120 Nev. Adv. Rep. 4, Justen Ericksen

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Summary of The Doctors Company v. Vincent, 120 Nev. Adv. Op. 71, Justen Ericksen

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Summary of Williams v. Williams, 120 Nev. Adv. Op. 64, Justen Ericksen

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Summary of Castle v. Simmons, 120 Nev. Adv. Rep. 15, Mike Feliciano

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Summary of Department of Human Resources v. Ullmer, 120 Nev. Adv. Rep. 16, Mike Feliciano

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Summary of Department of Human Resources v. Ullmer, 120 Nev. Adv. Rep. 16, Mike Feliciano

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Summary of Redl v. Secretary of State, 120 Nev. Adv. Rep. 13, Mike Feliciano

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Summary of Rudin v. State, 120 Nev. Adv. Rep. 17, Mike Feliciano

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Summary of Mainor v. Nault, 120 Nev. Adv. Rep. 84, Timothy J. Geswein

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Summary of In the Matter of Parental Rights as to D.R.H., Jeff Hall

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Summary of Martin v. Martin, 120 Nev. Adv. Rep. 38, Jeff Hall

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Summary of Molina v. State, 120 Nev. Adv. Rep. 21, Jeff Hall

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Summary of Rodriguez v. District Court, 128 Nev. Adv. Op. 14, Rami Hernandez

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Summary of Goodrich & Pennington Mortgage Fund, Inc. v. J.R. Woolard, Inc., 120 Nev. Adv. Op. 85, Angela Morrison

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Summary of Metz v. Metz, 120 Nev. Adv. Op. 86, Angela Morrison

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Summary of Walker v. District Court, 120 Nev. Adv. Op. 88, Angela Morrison

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Summary of Desert Fireplaces Plus, Inc. v. Eighth Judicial Dist. Court, 120 Nev. Adv. Op. 70, Hilary Barrett Muckleroy

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Summary of D. R. Horton, Inc. v. Green, 120 Nev. Adv. Op. 63, Hilary Barrett Muckleroy

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Summary of Kourafas v. Basic Food Flavors, Inc., 120 Nev. Adv. Op. 22, Hilary Barrett Muckleroy

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Summary of Lara v. State, 120 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 20, Hilary Barrett Muckleroy

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Summary of Browning v. State, 120 Nev. Adv. Rep. 39, Nevada Law Journal

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Summary of McConnell v. State, 120 Nev. Adv. Rep. 105, Nevada Law Journal

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Summary of Stratosphere Gaming Corp. v. Las Vegas, 120 Nev. Adv. Rep. 59, Z. Ryan Pahnke

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Summary of Sullivan v. State, 120 Nev. Adv. Rep. 61, Z. Ryan Pahnke

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Summary of Zabeti v. State, 120 Nev. Adv. Rep. 60, Z. Ryan Pahnke

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Summary of Desert Valley Construction and Employers Insurance Company of Nevada v. Keith Hurley, 120 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 55, Kirk Reynolds

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Summary of Flynn v. Flynn, 120 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 49, Kirk Reynolds

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Summary of Ringle v. Bruton, Kirk Reynolds

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Summary of Heller v. Give Nev. A Raise, Inc., Timothy W. Roehrs

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Summary of Nevada Commission on Ethics v. Ballard, 120 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 91, Beth Rosenblum

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Summary of State, Department of Transportation v. Cowan, 120 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 90, Beth Rosenblum

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Summary of Health Plan of Nev., Inc. v. Rainbow Medical, LLC, Matt Wagner

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Summary of Nolm, LLC v. County of Clark, Matt Wagner

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Summary of United Nat’l Ins. Co. v. Frontier Ins. Co., Matt Wagner

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Summary of State v. Dist. Ct. (Romano), Christina Wang

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Summary of Durango Fire Protection v. Troncoso, Christina H. Wang

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Summary of J.A. Jones Const. Co. v. Lehrer McGovern Bovis, Inc., Christina H. Wang

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Summary of Johnson v. State, Christina H. Wang

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Summary of Roberts v. State, Christina H. Wang

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Summary of Trustees of the Plumbers and Pipefitters, Christina H. Wang

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Summary of Ebeling v. State, 120 Nev. Adv. Rep. 50, Scott Whittemore

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Summary of Martinez v. State, Scott Whittemore

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Summary of State v. Williams, 120 Nev. Adv. Rep. 52, Scott Whittemore

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Summary of Rickard v. Montgomery Ward & Co., 120 Nev. Ad. Op. 54, Amanda Yen

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Summary of Vest v. State, 120 Nev. Ad. Op. 75, Amanda Yen

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Summary of State, Div. Child & Family Servs. v. Dist. Ct., 120 Nev. Adv. Rep. 50, Shane Jasmine Young

Submissions from 2003

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Summary of State v. Bennett, 119 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 63, Shane Jasmine Young

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Summary of Barry v. Lindner, 119 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 45, Matt Wagner

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Summary of Seres v. Lerner, 120 Nev. Adv. Op. 95, Sally L. Galati

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Summary of Smith v. State, 120 Nev. Adv. Op. 96, Sally L. Galati

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Summary of Camacho v. State, 119 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 47, Hilary Barrett

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Summary of Maki v. Chong, 119 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 46, Hilary Barrett

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Summary of Dayside Inc. v. District Court, 119 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 48, Nevada Law Journal

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Summary of Dayside Inc. v. District Court, 119 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 48, Nevada Law Journal

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Summary of Evans v. Samuels, 119 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 42, Hilary Barrett

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Summary of Schneider v. County of Elko, 119 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 43, Hilary Barrett

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Summary of Keife v. Logan, 119 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 41, James Davis

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Summary of State v. Bayard, 119 Nev. Adv. Op. No. 29, Melanie Koep

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Summary of Buchanan v. State, Akke Levin

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Summary of Preferred Equities Corp. v. State Eng’r, James Davis

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Summary of Vermef v. Boulder City, 119 Nev. Adv. Rep. 60, Justen Ericksen

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Summary of State v. Gameros-Perez, Mike Feliciano

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Summary of Las Vegas Downtown Redev. Agency v. Pappas, Sally L. Galati

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Summary of Mack v. State, Kristen L. Gallagher

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Summary of In the Matter of T.R. v. Nevada Div. of Child and Family Services, 119 Nev. Adv. Op. 67, Kathleen Hamers

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Summary of Matter of T.R., 119 Nev. Adv. Op. 67, Kathleen Hamers

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Summary of State v. Dist. Ct., 119 Nev. Adv. Op. 68, Kathleen Hamers

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Summary of John v. Douglas County Sch. Dist., 125 Nev. Adv. Op. 55, Derrick Harris

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Summary of Houston v. Bank of America Federal Savings Bank, Amy A. Johnson

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Summary of Huntington v. Mila, Incorporated, Amy A. Johnson

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Summary of Hathaway v. State, Melanie Koep

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Summary of Sellers v. Fourth Judicial Dist. Ct., Nevada Law Journal

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Summary of Edington v. Edington, 119 Nev. Adv. Rep. 62, Z. Ryan Pahnke

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Summary of Nittinger v. Holman, Cami Perkins

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Summary of Salazar v. State, Rick Rawson

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Summary of Meyer v. State, 119 Nev. Adv. Rep. 61, Timothy W. Roehrs

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Summary of Harris Assoc. v. Clark County Sch. Dist., Beth Rosenblum

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Summary of Meridian Gold Co. v. State ex rel Dep’t of Tax., Beth Rosenblum

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Summary of Daniel v. State, Clarke Walton

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Summary of West v. State, Amanda Yen