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Justices refuse to reconsider $100 million tax ruling

By Chris Rizo | Jul 19, 2008

Nevada Supreme Court building CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline)-The Nevada Supreme Court has rejected a request by the state attorney general to reconsider its 6-1 ruling that food provided for free to casino patrons and some employees is tax exempt.

Nevada justices deal win to property tax initiative

By Chris Rizo | Jul 17, 2008

Nevada Supreme Court Building CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline)-A proposed Nevada constitutional amendment to limit property taxes has moved closer to the November ballot after the state Supreme Court ruled that signatures calling for the initiative could be accepted.

Nevada justices consider term limits law

By Chris Rizo | Jul 14, 2008

Nevada Supreme Court Building CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline)-The Nevada Supreme Court hears oral arguments today in a case that questions the constitutionality of the state's term limits rule that was approved twice by voters in the Silver State.

Justices to review Nevada term limits law

By Chris Rizo | Jun 26, 2008

Catherine Cortez Masto (D) CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsine)-The Nevada Supreme Court said Wednesday it will consider next month a case that questions the constitutionality of the state's term limits rule.

Nevada justices overturn Edison's $40 million tax refund

By Chris Rizo | Apr 24, 2008

CARSON CITY, Nev. (Legal Newsline)-The Nevada Supreme Court on Thursday reversed a lower court decision limiting how the state's Open Meeting Law is applied to the Nevada Tax Commission.

Free food is tax free says Nevada Supreme Court

By Chris Rizo | Mar 28, 2008

CARSON CITY -- The Nevada Supreme Court has ruled that food provided for free to casino patrons and some employees is exempt from the state sales and use taxes.

Controversial judge scolds lawyers despite own issues

By Legal News Line | Feb 1, 2007

Justice James W. Hardesty CARSON CITY -- Nevada Supreme Court Justice James W. Hardesty seems to relish any opportunity to sniff out and punish "misconduct" by trial lawyers.

Court slams attorney for attacking frivolous suits

By Legal News Line | Jan 10, 2007

Nevada Supreme Court CARSON CITY -- The Nevada Supreme Court has hauled over the coals an attorney who criticized frivolous litigation during several lawsuit trials involving insurers in 2004.

Nevada panel overturns SC gold mine decision

By Legal News Line | Dec 6, 2006

Nevada Supreme Court CARSON CITY, Nev. -- A three-member panel of the state's Supreme Court recently erased an April decision by the full Nevada Supreme Court that ruled that the state's Division of Environmental Protection improperly eased water quality regulations on a major gold mine

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