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Pickering pushes support for Nevada appellate court

Kris Pickering, chief justice of the Nevada Supreme Court, told lawmakers Friday that support for a constitutional amendment creating an appellate court between the high court and district court levels is vital if the system is to continue working for Nevadans.That proposed ballot question has gone through the Legislature once. If approved again this session, it will go before voters in the 2014 general election.She said it took from statehood in 1864 to August 1977 for the first 10,000 cases to be filed. Since, she said, 40,000 cases have been taken to the Supreme Court.“Because parties have the right to …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Mar 2, 2013 01:58AM Published Mar 2, 2013 01:56AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.