Nevada Revised Statutes
Remedies; Spec. Actions & Proceedings
Writs; Petition to Establish Factual Innocence
Writ of mandamus denominated writ of mandate.
Writ may be issued by appellate and district courts
Writ to issue when no plain, speedy and adequate remedy in law.
Writ may be made returnable
Application alleging unconstitutional prior restraint
Writ must be either alternative or peremptory
Issuance of alternative or peremptory writ
Adverse party may show cause by answer under oath.
If answer raises essential question of fact, court may order jury trial.
Applicant may object to sufficiency of answer or countervail it by proof.
Motion for new trial and new trial.
Clerk to transmit verdict to court where writ is pending, after which hearing may be had on application for writ.
Court may grant time for reply to answer
Recovery of damages by applicant
Service of writ.
Penalties for refusal or neglect to obey writ
Rules of practice in mandamus proceedings.
Procedure in new trials and appeals in mandamus proceedings.