CARSON CITY, Nev. – Nevada Supreme Court Chief Justice James W. Hardesty filed a petition requesting that the Nevada Supreme Court consider creating a Commission to Study the Adjudication of Water Law Cases in Nevada’s Courts (ADKT 576).
The Supreme Court has scheduled a public hearing on the petition on March 3, 2021 at 3 p.m. The hearing will be conducted virtually and may viewed on the Nevada Supreme Court’s website at www.nvcourts.gov/supreme. Those that are interested in participating in the hearing may join at bluejeans.com, click on “join meeting,” enter meeting ID 479 664 551, and enter the participant code, 1351. A call-in option is also available at 1-408-419-1715, enter meeting ID 479 664 551, and use the participant passcode 1351.
The Court invites additional written comments from the bench, bar, and general public pertaining to ADKT 576. Interested parties may submit their comments electronically or in hard-copy format to Elizabeth A. Brown, Clerk of the Supreme Court, 201 South Carson Street, Carson City, Nevada 89701 or email@example.com. Comments must be submitted by February 23, 2021 at 5 p.m.
View and download the order on the Nevada Supreme Court’s website at: https://nvcourts.gov/Supreme/Decisions/Administrative_Orders/
About the Nevada Supreme Court
The Supreme Court of Nevada is the highest court of the Judicial branch. There are seven Justices on the court who are elected to six-year terms, including one Chief Justice. The court’s primary responsibility is to review and rule on appeals from District Court cases and determine if legal or procedural errors were committed during the case. The Supreme Court of Nevada is funded almost equally from the state general fund and from administrative assessments. The court conducts regular sessions in Carson City and Las Vegas. To learn more about Nevada’s judicial branch, visit https://nvcourts.gov/supreme/.