Latest Supreme Court of Nevada News

Nevada high court asked to revive school funding lawsuit

Dec. 06, 2021 20:51 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A bid by an advocacy group to bring decisions about Nevada educational policy out of the Legislature and into the courts drew pointed questions Monday from the state Supreme Court. Justices were asked to overrule a lower court judge’s finding that the debate...

Nevada court sides with gunmakers in Las Vegas shooting suit

Dec. 03, 2021 20:47 PM EST

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada’s Supreme Court ruled gun manufacturers cannot be held responsible for the deaths in the 2017 mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip because a state law shields them from liability unless the weapon malfunctions. The parents of a woman...

State court hearing reset about condemned killer's execution

Nov. 12, 2021 13:36 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A state court judge in Las Vegas postponed for 60 days a hearing about condemned killer Zane Floyd’s legal challenges of the method, the personnel and the drugs that would be used to kill him. Judge Tierra Jones on Friday reset a status report for...

Nevada Supreme Court chief justice won't seek reelection

Nov. 02, 2021 18:58 PM EDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada Supreme Court Chief Justice James Hardesty says he won’t seek reelection next year. Hardesty, 72, has been a judge in Nevada’s court system for nearly a quarter century, serving as a Washoe County district judge before he was elected...