New Options for Property Owners: Supreme Court Overturns Precedent

In late June, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a long-standing precedent to allow property owners to go directly to federal court if they feel that state and local regulations are depriving landowners of the use of their property. The decision was sharply divided with all five of the court’s conservatives voting for the ruling in… [More…]

Nevada Needs a Court of Appeals: Businesses Should Support 2014 Ballot Question

The November 2014 ballot will contain a proposal to amend the Nevada Constitution and create a court of appeals (appellate court). Those of you who have been reading my columns awhile know that 99 percent of the time I’m a passionate supporter of smaller government. However, this is one case where adding a layer of… [More…]