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February 6, 2013
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2013 Legislature: Senate panel approves appeals court measure

A Senate panel took quick action Tuesday to try to establish an intermediate appeals court in Nevada — a proposal last rejected by voters in the 2010 election.The Senate Judiciary Committee approved SJR14. The proposed constitutional amendment would set up an intermediate appeals court to ease the growing caseload in the Nevada Supreme Court. It now goes to the full Senate.Nevada's high court saw 2,500 cases filed in 2012. Cases per justice totaled 357, the highest in the nation in states without an appellate court.Justice James Hardesty told committee members that rules would be set up on the types of …

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