Nevada Policy Research Institute, et al. v. CCSD, et al.

Nevada Supreme Court to hear NPRI's appeal in Open Meeting Law case


The Nevada Supreme Court will hear, on an expedited basis, an appeal filed by NPRI's Center for Justice and Constitutional Litigation. The appeal challenges a recent lower court decision and seeks to uphold the state’s Open Meeting Law.

The prehearing conference — essentially oral argument — before the entire Supreme Court will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, at 11:30 a.m. on the 17th floor of the Las Vegas Regional Justice Center.

The Clark County Regional Debt Management Commission did not provide a public comment period before approving CCSD’s $669 million property-tax-increase proposal for the fall ballot, which is a violation of Nevada’s Open Meeting Law, and the law declares that action "void."

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