Litigation: NRCP 54(b) Certification of Partial Summary Judgement
NRCP 54(b) allows a Court to make some orders on a motion for summary judgment final while the rest of the case moves forward. A ruling on partial summary judgment is not final and will not compel action by any party unless it is given finality through NRCP 54(b) certification. See NRCP 54; Allis-Chalmers Corp. […]June 20, 2019
Can You Protect a Dance Move With a Copyright Law
Complex choreography is a creative act and can be registered for copyright protection as long as it meets the other requirements, such as being fixed in some form of media by being recorded. 17 USC § 102(a)(4). However, individual dance moves or poses generally cannot by protected by copyright. This issue recently gained some attention […]March 8, 2019
6 Things You Need to Know About Nevada Marijuana Laws in 2019
Recreational marijuana was legalized in Nevada by a ballot initiative in November of 2016, and since then, the industry has boomed. In the first year, revenue from legal sales was 25% more than initially projected, with total tax revenue of $69.8 million. What’s more, these first-year figures are set to be surpassed by this year’s numbers. Needless […]February 26, 2019
Can a Court Judgment be Recorded Against Real Property?
The short answer is “yes.” Not only can you record a judgment against real property, but you will often want to. Obtaining a judgment lien against real property can be a good way to ensure payment of a judgment debt. A lien on the property makes it more difficult for a judgment debtor to transfer […]January 30, 2019