Law

‘A total lack of common sense’ at health district?

Legal defense fund president weighs in on Quail Hollow Farm fiasco

December 7, 2011

Also, a legal defense fund president weighs in on the fiasco at Quail Hollow Farm.

Legislative ‘police powers’ said to trump U.S. Constitution

Attorney: ‘Justiciable controversy’ allows Supreme Court to run foreclosure mediation program

December 5, 2011 | by Kyle Gillis

Homeowners' attorney argues that 'justiciable controversy' allows Supreme Court to run foreclosure mediation program.

A repellant for tyrants: Part III

Ignoring Nevada's separation-of-powers clause has led to constitutional mayhem

November 22, 2011 | by Joseph Becker

Ignoring the separation-of-powers clause in Nevada’s constitution has led to constitutional mayhem.

Monorail bankruptcy judge: Let’s talk money

New funding in question; trustee office behavior ‘highly unusual’

November 7, 2011 | by Steven Miller

A judge is questioning new funding for the monorail, amid reports that trustee office behavior is ‘highly unusual.’

CCSD police issuing tickets on Nevada highways

Acting outside its statutory authority, CCSD-PD going where schoolchildren aren’t

November 2, 2011 | by Karen Gray

Acting outside its statutory authority, CCSD-PD is handing out speeding tickets far away from schoolchildren.

A repellant for tyrants: Part II

Flouting the separation-of-powers principle breeds autocracy and bureaucratic metastasis

October 26, 2011 | by Joseph Becker

Flouting the separation-of-powers principle leads to out-of-control bureaucracies.

Second lawsuit challenges constitutionality of foreclosure mediation program

Program violates multiple clauses of U.S. and Nevada constitutions, says appeal

October 25, 2011 | by Kyle Gillis

Legal appeal says the program violates multiple clauses of U.S. and Nevada constitutions.

A repellant for tyrants: Part I

Why the constitutional separation of powers is important

October 18, 2011 | by Joseph Becker

Why the constitutional separation of powers is critically important in restraining government.

Taxpayers on the hook for court-ordered redistricting masters’ pay

As public, litigators argue over Voting Rights Act meaning, district court will determine how big taxpayers’ bill will be

October 11, 2011 | by Kyle Gillis

As public, lawyers debate the requirements of the Voting Rights Act, district court will decide how big the taxpayers' bill will be.

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