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Case Information: 30287
Short Caption:GONZALEZ (VENTURA) VS. STATE C/W 30885Court:Supreme Court
Consolidated:30287*, 30885 Related Case(s): 30885
Lower Court Case(s):Clark Co. - Eighth Judicial District - C134167Classification:Criminal Appeal - Other - Post-Conviction
Disqualifications:BeckerCase Status:Remittitur Issued/Case Closed
Replacement:Panel Assigned: Panel
To SP/Judge:SP Status:
Oral Argument:Oral Argument Location:
Submission Date:12/08/1999How Submitted:On Briefs

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Docket Entries
04/16/1997Filing Fee Filing Fee Waived.
04/16/1997Notice of Appeal DocumentsFiled Certified Copy of Notice of Appeal. Appeal docketed in the Supreme Court this day.
05/09/1997Transcript RequestFiled Request for Transcript of Proceedings. (Docketing statement mailed to counsel for appellant.)
05/20/1997Docketing StatementFiled Docketing Statement.
06/04/1997TranscriptFiled Transcript. Vols. 1, 2 and 3 dated February 24, 1997, February 25, 1997, February 26, 1997. Court Reporter: Alice Eastgate.
06/05/1997Notice/OutgoingIssued Notice to Transmit Required Document. (Judgment entered 5/5/97) to Clark County Clerk. Due Date: 10 days
07/22/1997Order/ProceduralFiled Order. On June 5, 1997, this court issued a notice to the district court clerk to transmit a copy of the judgment entered May 5, 1997. The district court clerk has failed to respond to our notice. We again direct the clerk of the district court to, within 10 days from the date of this order, transmit to the clerk of this court a certified copy of the judgment of conviction entered May 5, 1997.
07/28/1997MotionFiled Motion.
07/28/1997Order/IncomingReceived Order. Certified copy of judgment of conviction filed in district court on May 5, 1997.
08/19/1997Order/ProceduralFiled Order. We grant the motion to withdraw. We remand this appeal to the district court for the limited purpose of securing counsel for appellant. If appellant is indigent, the district court shall have 30 days within which to appoint counsel for appellant. Otherwise, the district court shall order that, within 30 days, appellant must retain counsel and counsel must enter an appearance in the district court. Within 5 days from appointment or appearance of counsel the district court clerk shall transmit to this court a copy of the district court's written or minute order, and serve a copy of this order on appellant's counsel. Thereafter, counsel shall have 10 days to file a notice of appearance in this court. fn1[All filing deadlines shall commence to run from the date on which counsel is required to enter an appearance in this court.]
08/21/1997BriefReceived Proper Person Brief. Proper person ExParte Appellant's Opening Brief. (Mailed on: 8/18/97.) Received original and one copy.
09/26/1997Notice/IncomingFiled Notice of Appearance. Representing appellant: Lizzie R. Hatcher, Esq., as attorney of record for appellant, Ventura Gonzalez. (Copy of August 19, 1997, order mailed to counsel for appellant.)
10/08/1997Order/ProceduralFiled Order. On August 21, 1997, appellant submitted a proper person opening brief. Appellant has neither sought nor been granted leave to file papers in proper person.l Furthermore, appellant now has court-appointed counsel to represent his interest in this matter. We direct the clerk of this court to return, unfiled, the proper person brief submitted on August 21, 1997. Appellant's counsel shall, within 10 days of the date of this order, file and serve a docketing statement and transcript request form or certificate of no transcript request. Counsel shall have to and including January 26, 1998, to file the opening brief. Thereafter, briefing shall proceed in accordance with NRAP 31(a)(1).
10/08/1997Other Other. Returned unfiled with letter: ExParte Appellant's Opening Brief.
12/23/1997Docketing StatementReceived Docketing Statement.
02/11/1998Order/ProceduralFiled Order. On December 23, 1997, attorney Hatcher submitted a docketing statement. To this date, attorney Hatcher has failed to submit an opening brief. The clerk shall file the docketing statement forthwith. Attorney Hatcher shall, within 15 days fo the date of this order, file and serve the opening brief and appendix or show cause why she should not be sanctioned for her failure to comply with our October 8, 1997, order in a timely manner. Failure to comply with this order in a timely manner may result in the immediate imposition of sanctions. Fn1[Our order also directed attorney Hatcher to file a transcript request form. We have determined that appellant previously filed a transcript request form on May 9, 1997,m and appellant need not file another one.]
02/11/1998Docketing StatementFiled Docketing Statement.
02/27/1998BriefFiled Opening Brief. Mailed on: FedEx 2/26/98.
02/27/1998AppendixFiled Appendix to Opening Brief. Appellant's Appendix. STRICKEN BY ORDER 3/24/98.
03/06/1998MotionFiled Motion to Dismiss Appeal.
03/24/1998Order/ProceduralFiled Order. On February 27, 1998, appellant filed the opening brief and appendix in this matter. We strike appellant's appendix filed on February 27, 1998. Appellant shall have 20 days from the date of this order to file an appendix that conforms with NRAP 30. Should appellant wish to make reference to the newly submitted appendix in the opening brief, he should also submit an amended opening brief with the appendix. Failure to fully comply with this order in a timely manner may result in the imposition of sanctions against counsel. (Appellant's Appendix filed February 27, 1998-stricken.)
06/23/1998Order/ProceduralFiled Order. We deny respondent's motion to dismiss this appeal. Appellant shall have 10 days from the date of this order to file and serve an amended appendix. We remind appellant that should he wish to make reference to the newly submitted appendix in the opening brief, he should also submit an amended opening brief with the appendix. Respondent shall have 30 days from service of the amended appendix to file and serve the answering brief. Thereafter briefing shall proceed in accordance with NRAP 31(a)(1). Failure to comply with this order in a timely manner may result in the imposition of sanctions.
11/05/1998MotionFiled Motion to Dismiss Appeal. Respondent's Second Motion to Dismiss Appeal.
01/19/1999Letter/IncomingFiled Letter. from attorney Lizzie R. Hatcher. Necessary pleadings in these matters will be filed by January 20, 1999. Nos. 30287, 30762, 30779, 30885, 32179.
01/27/1999MotionFiled Motion to Extend Time. Motion to Extend Time to Fiel Appellant's Appendix and Opening Brief. Nos. 30287 & 30885.
01/27/1999BriefReceived Opening Brief. FedEx 1/26/99
01/27/1999AppendixReceived Appendix. Appellant's Appendix. FedEx 1/26/99.
01/27/1999MotionFiled Motion to Consolidate. Motion to Consolidate Cases Nos. 30287 & 30885.
01/27/1999Other Other. Filed Certificate of Mailing (for Opening Brief, Appellant's Appendix, Motion to Consolidate and Docketing Statement.) Nos. 30287, 30885.
02/12/1999MotionFiled Motion. Motion to Join Appellant's Motion to Consolidate. Nos. 30287 & 30885
02/12/1999BriefReceived Answering Brief. Nos. 30287 & 30885. Express mail.
09/30/1999Order/ProceduralFiled Order. For the reasons set forth in this court's order of June 23, 1998, in docket no. 30287, we deny the State's second motion to dismiss the appeal in docket no. 30287. We grant the State's motion to join in appellant's motion to consolidate, and we grant the joint motion to consolidate. The above-entitled matters shall be consolidated for all appellate purposes. The clerk shall forthwith file the docketing statement, provisionally submitted in Docket No. 30885 on January 27, 1999, and shall forthwith file the consolidated opening brief and appendix, provisionally submitted in docket nos. 30287 and 30885 on January 27, 1999. We waive the requirement that appellant file a transcript request form or certificate of no transcript request in Docket no. 30885. The clerk shall also file the consolidated answering brief, provisionally submitted on February 12, 1999. Appellant shall have 30 days from the date of this order to serve and file a single reply brief in this consolidated appeal. Attorney Lizzie R. Hatcher shall, within 10 days from the date of this order, personally pay the sum of $250 to the Clark County Law Library and separately provide the clerk of this court with proof of payment of the sanction. Failure to comply with this order in a timely manner may result in the imposition of additional sanctions, including, but not limited to, referral of this matter to the State Bar of Nevada for investigation and possible disciplinary action. SNP 99B-WM/MS/NB. (Copy of order mailed to attorney Hatcher by regular and certified mail.) Nos. 30287/30885.
09/30/1999BriefFiled Opening Brief. Nos. 30287/30885
09/30/1999AppendixFiled Appendix to Opening Brief. Appellant's Appendix. Nos. 30287/30885
09/30/1999BriefFiled Answering Brief. Nos. 30287/30885
12/08/1999Case Status Update Submitted for Decision. Cases submitted on briefs this day. Nos. 30287/30885
03/30/2000Order/DispositionalFiled Order Dismissing Appeal. "ORDER these appeals dismissed." SNP99B-RR/WM/MS Nos. 30287/30885 00-22761
04/25/2000RemittiturIssued Remittitur. Nos. 30287/30885
06/23/2000RemittiturFiled Remittitur. Entering Receipt for Remittitur. Received by County Clerk on May 11, 2000.