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Appellate Review of Orders Compelling the Disclosure of Privileged Information

April 1, 2019, The Writ, “Appellate Briefs”

A “writ of prohibition is an appropriate remedy to correct an order that compels disclosure of privileged information.”  L.V. Dev. Assocs. v. Eighth Jud. Dist. Ct., 130 Nev. 334, 338, 325 P.3d 1259, 1262 (2014).  Alternatively, the Nevada Supreme Court might have said that a writ is the remedy in such a situation as the Nevada Rules of Appellate Procedure do not authorize an interlocutory appeal. While the Supreme Court of Nevada does entertain writ petitions challenging the required disclosure of privileged information, the issuance of a writ is purely discretionary.  To read entire article click here.

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