Supreme Court Considers Rule Change to Eliminate Briefing in Appeals from Dismissals and Summary Judgment Orders

December 1, 2018, The Writ, Appellate Briefs

On October 10, 2018, the Nevada Supreme Court issued an order seeking public comment on proposed changes to Nevada Rules of Appellate Procedure that could have profound effects on appellate practice in the state.  Justices Hardesty and Stiglich filed a petition to adopt a new NRAP 3F that would allow for summary proceedings in certain civil appeals.  Specifically, appeals from final judgments that grant NRCP 12(b)(2), 12(b)(5) and 56 motions would be submitted without briefs or oral argument “unless the court otherwise orders.”  To read entire article click here.

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