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Case Information: 77751
Short Caption:MATTHEWS (JEMAR) VS. STATECourt:Supreme Court
Related Case(s):49947, 50052, 58881, 62241, 66844, 84339
Lower Court Case(s):Clark Co. - Eighth Judicial District - C228460Classification:Criminal Appeal - Life - Direct
Disqualifications:Case Status:Remittitur Issued/Case Closed
Replacement:Panel Assigned: Panel
To SP/Judge:SP Status:
Oral Argument:06/10/2020 at 1:30 PMOral Argument Location:Las Vegas
Submission Date:06/10/2020How Submitted:After Oral Argument

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Docket Entries
12/27/2018Filing FeeAppeal Filing Fee Waived. Criminal. (SC)
12/27/2018Notice of Appeal DocumentsFiled Notice of Appeal. Appeal docketed in the Supreme Court this day. (Docketing statement mailed to counsel for appellant.) (SC)18-910636
01/10/2019Transcript RequestFiled Request for Transcript of Proceedings. Transcripts requested: 06/07/18, 06/28/18, 09/4/18, 09/18/18, 09/24/18, 09/25/18, 09/26/18, 09/27/18, 09/28/19, 10/1/18, 10/2/18, 10/3/18, and 12/5/18. To Court Reporter: Kristine Santi and Angie Calvillo. (SC)19-01567
01/10/2019Docketing StatementFiled Docketing Statement. (SC)19-01568
01/24/2019TranscriptFiled Notice from Court Reporter. Angie Calvillo stating that the requested transcripts were delivered. Dates of transcripts: 06/07/18, 06/28/18. (SC)19-03844
02/13/2019MotionFiled Court Recorder's Affidavit and Motion for Extension. (SC)19-06963
02/20/2019Order/ProceduralFiled Order Granting Motion. Court Recorder Kristine Santi's Certificate of Delivery of Transcripts due: March 25, 2019. Appellant's Opening Brief and Appendix due: May 28, 2019. (SC)19-07958
03/18/2019TranscriptFiled Notice from Court Reporter. Kristine Santi stating that the requested transcripts were delivered. Dates of transcripts: 09/04/18, 09/18/18, 12/05/18, 09/24/18, 09/25/18, 09/26/18, 09/27/18, 09/28/18, 10/01/18, 10/0218 and 10/03/18. (SC)19-11744
05/08/2019MotionFiled Appellant's Motion for Extention of Time for Filing Appellant's Opening Brief. (SC)19-20087
05/15/2019Order/ProceduralFiled Order Granting Motion. Appellant's Opening Brief and Appendix due: July 29, 2019. (SC).19-21451
07/29/2019BriefFiled Appellant Jemar Matthew's Opening Brief (REJECTED PER PHONE CALL 07/29/19). (SC)
07/29/2019BriefFiled Appellant Jemar Matthews's Opening Brief (REJECTED PER NOTICE ISSUED JULY 29, 2019). SC)19-31849
07/29/2019Notice/OutgoingIssued Notice of Deficient Brief. Corrected Opening brief due: 5 days.19-31901
07/29/2019AppendixFiled Appellant's Appendix Volume 1. (SC)19-31851
07/29/2019AppendixFiled Appellant's Appendix Volume 2. (SC)19-31852
07/29/2019AppendixFiled Appellant's Appendix Volume 3. (SC)19-31854
07/29/2019AppendixFiled Appellant's Appendix Volume 4. (SC)19-31855
07/30/2019BriefFiled Appellant Jemar Matthews's Opening Brief. (SC)19-32090
08/27/2019BriefFiled Respondent's Answering Brief. (SC)19-35860
08/27/2019AppendixFiled Respondent's Appendix Vol. 1. (SC)19-35861
08/27/2019AppendixFiled Respondent's Appendix Vol. 2. (SC)19-35863
09/25/2019Order/Clerk'sFiled Order Granting Extension Per Telephonic Request. Appellant's Reply Brief due: October 10, 2019. (SC).19-39818
10/10/2019BriefFiled Appellant Jemar Matthews's Reply Brief. (SC).19-42123
10/11/2019Case Status UpdateBriefing Completed/To Screening. (SC).
03/09/2020Notice/OutgoingIssued Notice Scheduling Oral Argument. Argument is Scheduled for Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. for 30 minutes in Las Vegas.20-09163
03/12/2020Order/ProceduralFiled Notice Regarding Oral Argument. To minimize and allay concern about exposure to COVID-19, the Supreme Court may, on written request, permit lawyers to participate in oral argument by videoconference. The videoconferencing system the court uses requires laptop/desktop/videoconferencing computer internet access and audio and video (web camera) capability. For a request to be granted, the parties' internet capabilities must be compatible with those or the court. A written request for videoconferencing must be addressed to the Clerk of the Court and filed and served at least 3 business days before the date set for oral argument. (SC)20-09754
03/18/2020Order/ProceduralFiled Order. In keeping with public health precautions recommended in response to COVID-19 and the emergency declared by Governor Sisolak on March 15, 2020, the Nevada Supreme Court and Court of Appeals are postponing all oral arguments until further notice. This includes the arguments scheduled for March 20 and 24 and April 1 and 15. This also includes the public hearing scheduled for April 22 in ADKT 435 and ADKT 553. The court will examine the options for rescheduling or submitting those cases as circumstances develop. The Clerk of the Court is directed to file and serve copies of this order in all cases in which oral argument has been scheduled and to post it on the Court's webpage. (SC).20-10552
03/20/2020Order/ProceduralFiled Order Rescheduling Oral Argument. Oral argument having been previously vacated, this matter shall be rescheduled for oral argument on June 10, 2020, at 1:30 p.m. in Las Vegas. Argument shall be limited to 30 minutes. (SC)20-11008
05/14/2020Order/ProceduralFiled Order Regarding Oral Argument. In the event that circumstances require oral argument be held by videoconference, the court will use the BlueJeans videoconferencing system. That system requires laptop/desktop/videoconferencing computer internet access and audio and video (web camera) capability. In case technical difficulties develop at any time, the court will conduct the oral argument by teleconference, which will require counsel to have immediate access to a landline phone connection. No later than May 19, 2020, the parties shall submit to the Clerk of the Court a notice identifying the attorney(s) who will argue the case and the phone number and email address of that attorney(s). The notice may be emailed to the court at The attorneys will be required to schedule a session with this court's IT Department to test the capabilities of the connection and video equipment prior to argument. A member of the IT Department will contact the attorneys upon receiving the contact information requested above. The Clerk of the Court will notify the attorneys by June 3, 2020, if oral argument will be held by videoconference. (SC).20-18436
05/29/2020Notice/OutgoingIssued Oral Argument Reminder Notice. (SC)20-20415
06/10/2020Case Status UpdateOral argument held this day. Case submitted for decision. Before the Southern Nevada Panel 2020. 77751. (SNP20-MG/AS/LS) (SC)
07/09/2020Opinion/DispositionalFiled Authored Opinion. "Reversed and Remanded." Before: Gibbons/Stiglich/Silver. Author: Silver, J. Majority: Silver/Gibbons/Stiglich. 136 Nev. Adv. Opn. No. 38. SNP20-MG/LS/AS (SC)20-25293
08/03/2020RemittiturIssued Remittitur. (SC)20-28220
08/03/2020Case Status UpdateRemittitur Issued/Case Closed. (SC)
08/24/2020RemittiturFiled Remittitur. Received by District Court Clerk on August 4, 2020. (SC)20-28220