Kara White (“White”) was terminated from her role as elementary school principal after the school district’s decision to terminate her was affirmed in an arbitration hearing. White filed a motion to vacate the award in district court. The district court granted White’s motion, holding that (1) the arbitrator exceeded his authority, (2) the arbitrator manifestly disregarded NRS 391.3116, and (3) the award was arbitrary and capricious. The school district appealed to the Supreme Court of Nevada, which reversed the district court’s ruling.
Elias, Margarita, "Washoe Cty. Sch. Dist. v. White, 133 Nev. Adv. Op. 43 (June 29, 2017)" (2017). Nevada Supreme Court Summaries. 1062.