WHEREAS, it has been made to appear before me by formal request and statement from the Honorable James W. Hardesty, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Nevada;
WHEREAS, the Honorable Justice Kristina Pickering has voluntarily recused herself to sit as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Nevada in the case named below;
WHEREAS, it is desirable that such causes be submitted for consideration and decision before a full court;
WHEREAS, Article 6, Section 4, Subsection 2 of the Nevada Constitution provides: "In case of the disability or disqualification, for any cause, of a justice of the Supreme Court, the Governor may designate a judge of the court of appeals or a district judge to sit in the place of the disqualified or disabled justice. The judge designated by the Governor is entitled to receive his actual expense of travel and otherwise while sitting in the Supreme Court"; and
WHEREAS, Article 5, Section 1 of the Nevada Constitution provides: "The supreme executive power of this State, shall be vested in a Chief Magistrate who shall be Governor of the State of Nevada."