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Case Information: 38039
Lower Court Case(s):NONEClassification:Original Proceeding - Civil - Mandamus
Disqualifications:Case Status:Notice in Lieu of Remittitur Issued/Case Closed
Replacement:Panel Assigned: En Banc
To SP/Judge:SP Status:
Oral Argument:07/06/2001 at 11:30 AMOral Argument Location:Carson City
Submission Date:07/06/2001How Submitted:After Oral Argument

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Docket Entries
06/15/2001OtherDisqualification of Justice Young. Law firm of Lionel Sawyer & Collins. (No longer disqualified--see 07/06/01 docket entry.)
06/15/2001Filing FeeReceived Filing Fee Paid on Filing. $200.00 from Lionel Sawyer & Collins--check no. 025185.
06/15/2001Petition/WritFiled Petition for Writ of Mandamus. 01-10090
06/18/2001Order/ProceduralFiled Order/Answer Writ Petition. Respondent shall have to and including June 22, 2001, to file an answer, including authorities, against issuance of the requested writ. Petitioners shall forthwith serve the petition for an alternative writ of mandamus upon the respondent Brenda Erodes, and shall immediately file proof of such service with the clerk of this court. 01-10135
06/19/2001Notice/IncomingFiled Proof of Service. on Brenda Erdoes. 01-10282
06/20/2001OtherDisqualification of Justice Maupin. Nevada Mining Association. (No longer disqualified--see 07/06/01 docket entry.)
06/20/2001MotionFiled Motion. Motion to consolidate case no. 38039 and case no. 38053 and for an extension of time to file a single answer in the consolidated cases. Nos. 38039/38053. 01-10429
06/20/2001Order/ProceduralFiled Order Granting Motion. Order Granting Extension, Directing Reply and Scheduling Oral Argument. Respondent shall have to and including June 25, 2001, to file the answer. Respondent has also moved to consolidate this matter with docket No. 38053. The motion is denied. Petitioners are directed to file a reply to the answer on or before Friday, June 29, 2001. We direct the clerk of this court to schedule oral argument in this matter on Friday, July 6, 2001, at 11:30 a.m. Argument shall be limited to 30 minutes. 01-10471
06/25/2001Petition/WritFiled Answer to Petition for Writ. 01-10686
06/25/2001AppendixFiled Appendix. (Answer). 01-10687
06/26/2001Notice/IncomingFiled Notice of Appearance. Representing petitioners Sierra Pacific Resources, Sierra Pacific Power and Nevada Power: William E. Peterson. Representing Central Telephone Company d/b/a Sprint: Ann C. Pongracz. The remaining petitioners are represented by Lionel Sawyer & Collins. 01-10773
06/26/2001Notice/IncomingFiled Proof of Service. for answer and appendix. 01-10782
06/28/2001Notice/IncomingFiled Notice of Association of Counsel. Wadhams & Akridge is hereby associated as attorney for Co-Petitioner Newmont Mining Corporation (no action required). 01-10992
06/29/2001Petition/WritFiled Reply to Answer to Petition. Reply in Support of Petition for Alternative Writ of Mandamus. 01-11077
06/29/2001AppendixFiled Appendix. Petitioners' Appendix. 01-11078
07/02/2001Notice/IncomingFiled Joinder. Joinder in Reply in Support of Petition for Alternative Writ of Mandamus. 01-11138
07/05/2001Letter/IncomingFiled Letter. from Ed Vogel requesting cameras in the court room for oral argument on July 6, 2001 at 11:00 a.m. Nos. 38053/38039. 01-11317
07/05/2001Order/ProceduralFiled Order. It is hereby ordered that permission is granted for photographic and electronic media coverage of the hearing to be held Friday, July 6, 2001, at 11:30 a.m. for news purposes and not for commercial exploitation. All persons participating in such photographic and electronic coverage shall observe the standards set forth in the Supreme Court Rules in all respects, and Cathleen Allison of the Las Vegas Review-Journal is designated as pool coordinator for purposes of organizing and coordinating the orderly coverage of such proceedings by all participants. All equipment necessary to allow for such photographic and electronic coverage of such proceedings shall be placed in the courtroom before commencement of the hearing in the aforesaid matter. 01-11337
07/06/2001Case Status Update Submitted for Decision. Per conference call with counsel on July 5, 2001, Chief Justice Maupin and Justice Young are not recused from participation in the decision of Docket Nos. 38039 and 38053. See Minutes for full information.
07/17/2001Opinion/DispositionalFiled Authored Opinion. "Petition granted." The clerk of this court shall issue writs of mandamus compelling Legislative Counsel to enroll Assembly Bills No. 94 and No. 661, and deliver them to the Governor for action." Before the Court En Banc. By the Court, Shearing, J. We concur: Young, Rose, and Becker, JJ. Agosti, J., concurring. Maupin, C.J., dissenting. Leavitt, J., dissenting.117 Nev. Adv. Opn. No. 47. EN BANC. Nos. 38039/38053-not consolidated. 01-12089
07/17/2001WritIssued Writ. Original and one copy of writ and copy of opinion mailed to E. Leif Reid for service upon Legislative Counsel Brenda Erdoes. 01-12106
07/20/2001WritFiled Writ. Served on Brenda Erdoes on July 18, 2001. 01-12106
08/14/2001RemittiturIssued Notice in Lieu of Remittitur. 01-12329
08/14/2001Case Status Update Remittitur Issued/Case Closed.