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Case Information: 39359
Short Caption:COTTON VS. STATE, DEP'T PRISONSCourt:Supreme Court
Lower Court Case(s):Clark Co. - Eighth Judicial District - A436385Classification:Civil Appeal - General - Other
Disqualifications:Case Status:Remittitur Issued/Case Closed
Replacement:Panel Assigned: Panel
To SP/Judge:03/22/2002 / Levitt, LansfordSP Status:Completed
Oral Argument:03/10/2004 at 10:30 AMOral Argument Location:Las Vegas Office
Submission Date:03/10/2004How Submitted:After Oral Argument

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Docket Entries
03/18/2002Filing FeeReceived Filing Fee Paid on Filing. $200.00 from Potter Law Offices--check no. 17515.
03/18/2002Notice of Appeal DocumentsFiled Certified Copy of Notice of Appeal/Settlement. Notice re: settlement conference program/suspension of rules mailed to all counsel. (Docketing statement mailed to counsel for appellant.) 02-04801
03/22/2002Settlement NoticeIssued Notice: Assignment to Settlement Program. Settlement Judge: Lansford W. Levitt. (Briefing and preparation of transcripts suspended pending further order of this court.)
04/05/2002Docketing StatementFiled Docketing Statement. 02-06062
04/12/2002Notice/Outgoing Letter. Lansford W. Levitt. (Docketing statement)
10/01/2002Settlement Program ReportFiled Interim Settlement Program Report. The Settlement Judge will file a report in sixty (60) days. 02-17007
02/10/2003Settlement Program ReportFiled Interim Settlement Program Report. The parties were unable to agree to a settlement of this matter. 03-02312
02/24/2003Settlement Order/ProceduralFiled Order: No Settlement/Briefing Reinstated. The parties were unable to agree to a settlement. We reinstate the time deadlines for requesting transcripts and filing briefs. Appellant: 15 days to comply with NRAP 9(a); 120 days to file and serve opening brief and appendix. Briefing shall proceed in accordance with NRAP 31(a)(1). 03-02972
03/14/2003Transcript RequestFiled Request for Transcript of Proceedings. Transcripts requested: February 25, 2002. To Court Reporter: Shirlee Prawalsky. 03-04384
06/26/2003BriefFiled Opening Brief. 03-10730
06/26/2003AppendixFiled Appendix to Opening Brief. 03-10731
07/14/2003BriefFiled Answering Brief. 03-11822
08/25/2003Case Status Update Briefing Completed. No reply brief filed.
11/17/2003Notice/OutgoingIssued Notice Scheduling Oral Argument. Oral Argument is scheduled for 30 minutes on January 12, 2004, at 9:00 a.m. (SNP04-RR/ML/WM)
12/29/2003Notice/OutgoingIssued Oral Argument Reminder Notice.
01/10/2004Order/Clerk'sFiled Clerk's Order. Due to a court emergency, the oral argument presently scheduled for January 12, 2004, at 9:00 a.m. is hereby vacated. The oral argument will be rescheduled for the next Southern Panel argument session to be held in March 2004. 04-00623
01/21/2004Notice/OutgoingIssued Notice Scheduling Oral Argument. Oral Argument is scheduled for 30 minutes on March 10, 2004, at 10:30 a.m. (SNP04S-MS/RR/WM)
02/25/2004Notice/OutgoingIssued Oral Argument Reminder Notice.
03/10/2004Case Status Update Submitted for Decision. Before the Southern Nevada Panel. SNP04S-MS/RR/WM.
08/26/2004Order/DispositionalFiled Dispositional Order/Appeal. Order of Reversal and Remand. "We reverse the judgment of the district court and remand this matter to the district court with instructions to reinstate appellants' complaint and to conduct an evidentiary hearing to determine if appellants have exhausted their administrative remedies, and if not, to allow exhaustion of their administrative remedies if appropriate." SNP04S-MS/RR/WM 04-15447
09/21/2004RemittiturIssued Remittitur. 04-15831
09/21/2004Case Status Update Remittitur Issued/Case Closed.
10/04/2004RemittiturFiled Remittitur. Received by County Clerk on September 23, 2004. 04-15831