141 ABA Journal articles on Arkansas.
A special judge is being sought to hear a suit filed by Arkansas Justice Courtney Goodson and her re-election campaign after every judge in Washington County recused from the case.…
May 17, 2018 12:46 PM CDT
May 15, 2018 9:31 AM CDT
May 1, 2018 12:50 AM CDT
Feb 1, 2018 12:55 AM CST
Eight states described as having “a legitimate and substantial interest in preserving and promoting fetal life” have weighed in on a lawsuit seeking to clear the way for immigrant minors…
Jan 9, 2018 4:02 PM CST
Oct 26, 2017 8:29 AM CDT
They elect local judges in Craighead County, Arkansas, and two men decided two years ago to run for the bench there with a clear mission statement: if elected they would…
Sep 18, 2017 2:57 PM CDT
Sep 15, 2017 3:35 PM CDT
The private prisoner transport company whose van was stolen by two inmates last week in Oklahoma — precipitating a national manhunt that remains underway — may be feeling a sense…
Sep 1, 2017 7:00 AM CDT
In Pavan v. Smith, the court issued a per curiam decision, over the published dissent of three justices, that requires the state of Arkansas to treat the issuance of birth certificates for the children of same-sex married couples exactly as it does for opposite-sex married couples.
Sep 1, 2017 1:50 AM CDT
Arkansas can block Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood, the St. Louis-based 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled (PDF) on Wednesday.
On Thursday night, Arkansas carried out the fourth of eight executions it scheduled over 11 days, putting Kenneth Williams to death for the murder of a deputy prison warden nearly…
Apr 28, 2017 3:48 PM CDT
When Arkansas planned to execute eight inmates in 11 days, state judge Wendell Griffen was one of several on the federal and state levels to block the executions—in his case…
Apr 28, 2017 8:00 AM CDT
Updated: Arkansas executed two inmates on Monday evening after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to grants stays.
Arkansas executed Jack Jones and Marcel Williams, report the Washington Post, the…
Apr 25, 2017 8:14 AM CDT
A state judge in Arkansas who barred the state from using one of its execution drugs has been removed from hearing capital cases after participating in death-penalty protests.
Apr 17, 2017 1:47 PM CDT