146 ABA Journal Arkansas articles.
A lawyer who successfully sought to overturn Arkansas’ gay-marriage ban has filed a defamation suit against her co-counsel that argues he denigrated her work and wrongly accused her of inflating her work hours.
Oct 11, 2018 9:00 AM CDT
On the basis that the Arkansas Supreme Court did not give a state judge enough time to respond to a ruling that he be removed from all capital cases, ethical misconduct charges have been brought against six of the high court’s seven justices.
Sep 21, 2018 1:20 PM CDT
The Democratic Attorneys General Association has launched an initiative to elect more women to an underestimated position: state attorney general. DAGA’s 1881 Initiative is named for the first year two women ran for—and lost—state AG seats. The goal is to ensure that by 2022 at least half the Democratic attorneys general will be women.
Jul 1, 2018 2:10 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a challenge to an Arkansas law that has the effect of ending medication abortions in the state.
May 30, 2018 11:33 AM CDT
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
An Arkansas judge has ordered several television broadcasters to stop airing ads targeting a state supreme court justice that are funded by the conservative group Judicial Crisis Network.
May 15, 2018 9:31 AM CDT
“There’s a lot of very innovative thinking by staff and volunteer leaders alike going on right now with regard to how we can deliver more efficiently, effectively and competently both the services that the association delivers to its members and the services ABA members deliver to the public,” says Judy Perry Martinez, of counsel with Simon, Peragine, Smith & Redfearn in New Orleans.
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
The ABA is expressing concern about the scheduled execution of an Arkansas death-row inmate with a history of severe mental illness.
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
Between 2010 and 2014, net tuition declined the most at middle-ranked law schools, due to merit scholarship patterns associated with maintaining or improving rankings, according to a law review article by Jerome M. Organ, which looks at variable returns on investing in a law degree.
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.
The Associated Press, Reuters and Aug 17, 2017 11:53 AM CDT
Read more ...