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5 Nev. L.J. F. 1 (2021)

handle is hein.journals/nvljform5 and id is 1 raw text is: PRESERVING ISSUES FOR APPEAL IN THE
NEVADA STATE DISTRICT COURTS
UNDER NEVADA'S NEW 2019 RULES OF
CIVIL PROCEDURE1
Micah Echols2 and Tom Stewart'
TABLE OF CONTENTS
IN T R O D U C T IO N ................................................................................................2
1.  PRESERVING  CLAIMS AND  DEFENSES.............................................. 2
2. PRESERVING ISSUES ARISING OUT OF CHALLENGES TO DISCOVERY
O R D E R S.............................................................................................. . . 3
3. PRESERVING ISSUES IN DISPOSITIVE MOTIONS THAT ARE NOT
OTHERWISE RAISED IN THE PLEADINGS .................................................... 3
4. PRESERVING ISSUES FOR APPEAL THROUGH MOTIONS IN LIMINE........ 4
5. PRESERVING ISSUES FOR APPEAL ARISING OUT OF JURY SELECTION
(V O IR  D IR E )........................................................................................... 4
6. PRESERVING ISSUES FOR APPEAL THROUGH OBJECTIONS AT TRIAL. ...5
7. PRESERVING ISSUES FOR APPEAL ARISING OUT OF UNRECORDED
BENCH CONFERENCES AND IN-CHAMBERS CONFERENCES AT TRIAL..........6
8. PRESERVING ISSUES FOR APPEAL THROUGH OFFERS OF PROOF...........7
9. PRESERVING ISSUES FOR APPEAL DURING THE SETTLING OF JURY
IN STRU CTIO N S...................................................................................... 8
10. PRESERVING ISSUES FOR APPEAL ARISING OUT OF JURY VERDICT
F O R M S  ............................................................................................... . .   9
11. PROPERLY RAISING CHALLENGES TO THE SUFFICIENCY OF THE
E V ID E N C E ...............................................................................................10
1 This article was originally presented as a continuing legal education topic that analyzed
error-preservation under Nevada's old rules of civil procedure and before the creation of the
Nevada Court of Appeals. However, the article has been updated to include citation to Court
of Appeals opinions, where appropriate, and an analysis of the recently revised 2019 Nevada
Rules of Civil Procedure.
2 Mr. Echols is the chair of the appellate department at Claggett & Sykes Law Firm.
3 Mr. Stewart is a Boyd graduate and an attorney at The Powell Law Firm specializing in
appeals and complex litigation.
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