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Case Information: 72778
Short Caption:VETERANS IN POLITICS INT'L, INC. VS. WILLICKCourt:Supreme Court
Lower Court Case(s):Clark Co. - Eighth Judicial District - A750171Classification:Civil Appeal - General - Other
Disqualifications:Cadish, Cherry, SilverCase Status:Submitted for Decision
Replacement:Panel Assigned: En Banc
To SP/Judge:04/27/2017 / Shirinian, AraSP Status:Completed
Oral Argument:01/09/2019 at 10:30 AMOral Argument Location:Las Vegas
Submission Date:01/09/2019How Submitted:After Oral Argument

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Docket Entries
DateTypeDescriptionPending?Document
04/10/2017Filing FeeFiling fee due for Appeal.
04/10/2017Notice of Appeal DocumentsFiled Notice of Appeal. Appeal docketed in the Supreme Court this day.17-11837
04/10/2017Notice/OutgoingIssued Notice to Pay Supreme Court Filing Fee. No action will be taken on this matter until filing fee is paid. Due Date: 10 days.17-11842
04/25/2017Filing FeeFiling Fee Paid. $250.00 from Anat Levy & Associates. Check no. 2446.
04/25/2017Notice/OutgoingIssued Notice of Referral to Settlement Program. This appeal may be assigned to the settlement program. Timelines for requesting transcripts and filing briefs are stayed. Docketing Statement mailed to counsel for appellant - due: 20 days.17-13692
04/27/2017Settlement NoticeIssued Notice: Assignment to Settlement Program. Issued Assignment Notice to NRAP 16 Settlement Program. Settlement Judge: Ara H. Shirinian.17-13971
05/08/2017Settlement Program ReportFiled ECAR/Not Appropriate for Settlement Program. This case is not appropriate for mediation.17-15223
05/09/2017Settlement Order/ProceduralFiled Order Removing From Settlement Program/Briefing Reinstated. This appeal is removed from the settlement program. Appellant(s): 15 days transcript request; 90 days opening brief.17-15468
05/15/2017Docketing StatementFiled Appellants' Docketing Statement Civil Appeals.17-16045
05/30/2017Transcript RequestFiled Certificate of No Transcript Request.17-17923
08/02/2017Order/Clerk'sFiled Order Granting Telephonic Extension. Opening Brief and Appendix due: August 21, 2017.17-25750
08/21/2017Notice/OutgoingIssued Notice of Deficient Brief. Corrected brief due: 5 days (Certificate of compliance does not comply with NRAP 32(a)(9)).17-27915
08/21/2017AppendixFiled Appellants' Appendix, Vol. I.17-27917
08/21/2017AppendixFiled Appellants' Appendix, Vol. II.17-27920
08/21/2017AppendixFiled Appellants' Appendix, Vol. III.17-27925
08/21/2017AppendixFiled Appellants' Appendix, Vol. IV.17-27926
08/21/2017AppendixFiled Appellants' Appendix, Vol. V.17-27928
08/21/2017AppendixFiled Appellants' Appendix, Vol. VI.17-27956
08/21/2017AppendixFiled Appellants' Appendix, Vol. VII.17-27958
08/21/2017AppendixFiled Appellants' Appendix, Vol. VIII.17-27959
08/21/2017AppendixFiled Appellants' Appendix, Vol. IX.17-27960
08/21/2017BriefFiled Appellants' Opening Brief.17-27990
09/19/2017MotionFiled Stipulation to Extend Deadline for Answering Brief by 30 Days (First Request) Response Requested by September 19, 2017.17-31577
09/19/2017Notice/OutgoingIssued Notice Motion/Stipulation Approved. Answering Brief due: October 20, 2017.17-31597
09/29/2017MotionFiled Motion to Consolidate Appeals. Nos. 72778/72819/73838.17-33125
10/11/2017MotionFiled Stipulation to Enlarge by One Week the Deadline to File a Response to Non-Party's Motion to Consolidate Appeals.17-34571
10/12/2017MotionFiled Respondent's Motion to Extend Deadline for Answering Brief.17-34725
10/19/2017MotionFiled Stipulation to Extend Deadline for Answering and Reply Briefs (Second Request) Response Requested by October 19, 2017.17-35872
10/20/2017MotionFiled Appellants' Response to Respondent's Motion to Extend Deadline for Answering Brief.17-35957
10/23/2017Order/ProceduralFiled Order Approving Stipulation. The clerk shall file the opposition to motion to consolidate received on October 17, 2017. Brandon Paul Saiter shall have 5 days from the date of this order to file and serve any reply.17-36167
10/23/2017MotionFiled Appellants' Opposition (In Part) to Non-Party's Motion to Consolidate Appeals.17-36169
11/01/2017MotionFiled Reply to Opposition to Motion to Consolidate Appeals.17-37336
11/08/2017Order/ProceduralFiled Order. Respondents in Docket No. 72778 shall have 90 days from the date of this order to file and serve either the answering brief or a properly supported motion for an extension of time. Appellant in Docket No. 72819 has filed motions to consolidate these three appeals. We deny the motion at this time. fn1[Given this order, we take no action on the motion for an extension of time to file the answering brief filed on October 12, 2017.] fn2[The stipulation for an extension of time in Docket No. 73838 is approved. The clerk shall file the partial opposition to the motion to consolidate received on October 18, 2017.] Nos. 72778/72819/73838.17-38413
02/07/2018BriefFiled Respondent's Answering Brief.18-05193
02/07/2018AppendixFiled Respondent's Appendix, Volume I.18-05194
02/07/2018AppendixFiled Respondent's Appendix, Volume II.18-05196
02/07/2018AppendixFiled Respondent's Appendix, Volume III.18-05197
02/07/2018AppendixFiled Respondent's Appendix, Volume IV.18-05198
02/07/2018AppendixFiled Respondent's Appendix, Volume V.18-05199
02/23/2018MotionFiled Motion of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and Nevada Press Association for Leave to File Amici Curiae Brief in Support of Petitioners.18-07225
03/06/2018MotionFiled Stipulation to Extend Deadline for Reply Brief by 30 Days (First Request).18-08690
03/06/2018Notice/OutgoingIssued Notice - Stipulation Approved. Reply Brief due: April 9, 2018.18-08703
03/06/2018MotionFiled Respondent's Opposition to Appellant's 'Motion of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and Nevada Press Association for Leave to File Amici Curiae Brief in Support of Petitioners.'18-08775
03/07/2018MotionFiled Reply in Support of Motion of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and Nevada Press Association for Leave to File Amici Curiae Brief.18-08962
03/07/2018MotionFiled Appellant's Declaration of Anat Levy in Reply to Respondents' Opposition to the Filing of an Amicus Brief by the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and the Nevada Press Association.18-09094
03/08/2018MotionFiled Amicus Curiae's Notice of Errata Regarding Reply in Support of Motion of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and Nevada Press Association for Leave to File Amici Curiae Brief (In Support of Neither Party).18-09133
04/09/2018BriefFiled Appellants' Reply Brief.18-13470
04/09/2018Case Status UpdateBriefing Completed/To Screening.
04/19/2018Order/ProceduralFiled Order Denying Motion. The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and Nevada Press Association have filed an untimely motion for leave to file a brief of amicus curiae in support of neither party. The motion is denied. The clerk shall reject the proposed brief of amicus curiae received on February 23, 2018. Respondents' request to sanction appellant Steve Sanson, counsel for appellant, and counsel for proposed amicus curiae is denied.18-15083
07/25/2018Order/Clerk'sFiled Order Re: Scheduling of Oral Argument. This court has determined that oral argument may be of assistance in resolving this matter. Accordingly, this matter will be scheduled for oral argument.18-28497
08/22/2018Notice/OutgoingIssued Notice Scheduling Oral Argument. Argument is scheduled for Friday, October 12, 2018, at 11:30 a.m. for 30 minutes in Las Vegas.18-32729
08/23/2018Order/Clerk'sFiled Order Regarding Oral Argument. On August 22, 2018, a notice was entered scheduling this matter for oral argument on October 12, 2018. That notice was entered in error. Accordingly, the oral argument scheduled for October 12, 2018, at 11:30 a.m. in Las Vegas is vacated.18-32830
09/10/2018OtherJustice Michael A. Cherry disqualified from participation in this matter. Disqualification Reason: Voluntary Recusal
09/10/2018Order/ProceduralFiled Order. On April 19, 2018, this court denied an untimely motion for leave to file a brief of amicus curiae in support of neither party filed by The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and Nevada Press Association. Upon further consideration, we conclude that briefing by amicus curiae would be of assistance. The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and Nevada Press Association are invited to participate as amicus curiae in this proceeding and to file a brief addressing the issues raised in this appeal. The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and Nevada Press Association Amicus Curiae Briefs due: 30 days. appellants and respondents shall have 30 days from service of the amicus brief to submit supplemental briefs in response to the brief filed by amicus curiae. Furthermore, amicus curiae are invited to participate in the oral argument of this matter.18-35134
10/11/2018BriefFiled Brief of Amicus Curiae the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press.18-39900
11/14/2018BriefFiled Respondents' Supplement Brief to Answering Brief re: Response to Brief of Amicus Curiae the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press. (SC)18-904063
12/04/2018Notice/OutgoingIssued Notice Scheduling Oral Argument. Argument is scheduled for Wednesday, January 9, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. for 30 minutes in Las Vegas.18-906968
12/17/2018OtherJustice Elissa Cadish disqualified from participation in this matter. Disqualification Reason: Parties
12/21/2018OtherJudge Abbi Silver disqualified from participation in this matter. Disqualification Reason: Voluntary Recusal
12/24/2018Notice/OutgoingIssued Oral Argument Reminder Notice. (SC)18-910063
01/02/2019Notice/IncomingFiled Respondents' Notice of Appearance at Oral Argument (Joshua P. Gilmore will Appear on Behalf of Respondents). (SC)19-00227
01/03/2019Order/ProceduralFiled Order Re: Oral Argument. This matter is scheduled for oral argument on January 9, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. in Las Vegas. The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and the Nevada Press Association, amicus curiae were previously permitted to file an amicus brief and invited to participate in the oral argument in this matter. Accordingly, in addition to the 30 minutes previously allotted to the parties, amicus shall have 5 minutes to present oral argument respecting the position of amicus. The oral argument shall now be limited to a total of 35 minutes. (SC).19-00399
01/03/2019Notice/IncomingFiled Amicus Curiae The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press' Notice of Supplemental Authority and of Intent Not to Attend Oral Argument. (SC)19-00439
01/07/2019Order/ProceduralFiled Order Regarding Oral Argument. On January 3, 2019, this court entered an order allowing amicus to participate in oral argument in this matter on January 9, 2019, at 10:30 a.m. On that same day, amicus filed a notice of supplemental authority and intent not to attend oral argument. Accordingly, amicus will not participate in argument. The argument shall be limited to 30 minutes, with appellants and respondents each afforded 15 minutes for argument. (SC).19-00851
01/09/2019Case Status UpdateOral argument held this day. Case submitted for decision before the En Banc Court. (SC)
01/14/2019MotionFiled Respondents' Motion for Leave to File Supplemental Brief Addressing this Court's Requests During Oral Argument. (SC)19-02087
01/22/2019MotionFiled Appellants' Opposition to Respondents' Motion to File a Supplemental Brief. (SC)19-03165
01/30/2019Order/ProceduralFiled Order Granting Motion in Part. Respondent has filed a motion for leave to file a supplemental brief addressing inquiries this court made during oral argument in this matter. The motion is granted in part. Respondent's Revised Supplemental Brief due: 5 days; Appellant's shall have 5 days from the filing and service of respondents' revised supplemental brief to file a similarly limited responding brief. (SC).19-04583
02/07/2019BriefFiled Respondent's Supplemental Brief Addressing this Court's Request During Oral Argument. (SC)19-05875
02/15/2019BriefFiled Appellants' Response to Respondents' Supplemental Brief. (SC)19-07240
02/19/2019AppendixFiled Appendix in Support of Appellants' Response to Respondents' Supplemental Brief. (SC)19-07562
04/05/2019Order/ProceduralFiled Notice of Voluntary Recusal. I have no personal bias or prejudice concerning any of the parties to this proceeding, nor do I possess any personal knowledge of the facts that are in dispute in this proceeding. However, I believe my impartiality might reasonably questioned because of the above described relationship with VIPI. Accordingly, I have decided to recuse myself voluntarily. (SC).19-15009
04/30/2019MotionFiled Stipulation and Order Granting Bailey Kennedy Leave to Withdraw as Co-Counsel for Respondents. (SC)19-18957
05/07/2019Order/ProceduralFiled Order Granting Motion to Withdraw. The clerk shall remove Bailey Kennedy as counsel of record for respondents. Respondents shall remain represented by the Abrams & Mayo Law Firm. (SC)19-20028