Steve Marcus / Las Vegas Sun
A view of the construction site for the Nevada Court of Appeals building on Clark Avenue between Fourth Street and Las Vegas Boulevard in downtown Las Vegas, Sunday Dec. 13, 2015. The Federal Justice Tower, an 11-story office building under construction, is shone in the background.
Feb 8, 2016 (2 a.m.)
The backlog of cases waiting to heard by the Nevada Supreme Court had reached almost 2,000 by 2014, more than any other state supreme court. Finally, voters decided enough was enough, and an appellate court was established. In just the first year, the impact was substantial. But what happens next?