Legal Ethics

Arkansas judge is accused of offering ‘substitutionary sentences’ followed by sexual proposals

Constitutional Law

Federal judge nixes attorney-owned nativity display on courthouse lawn

Constitutional Law

Annual holiday season battle begins over nativity scenes

White-Collar Crime

2nd lawyer avoids conviction in case related to developer’s bankruptcy

Constitutional Law

Parents don’t have right to public-school choice, 8th Circuit rules

Trials & Litigation

Chief judge calls for more traffic court security; says future incident a question of when, not if

Personal Lives

Toddler who died in hot car was son of juvenile court judge

Legal Ethics

Ex-judge gives up law license after taking plea in federal bribery case over jury verdict

Trials & Litigation

Suspicious lawyer finds malware on external hard drive supplied by police lawyer in discovery


For second time, lawyer faces drug charge after meth allegedly falls out of his pocket at a bank

Legislation & Lobbying

Arkansas governor says he won’t sign religious freedom bill without changes

Family Law

As a growing number of states enact ‘rehoming’ laws, Facebook reportedly disables adoption page

Animal Law

Pet zebra mauls Arkansas judge

Labor & Employment

Local governments in Arkansas can’t bar gay discrimination as a result of new law

Trials & Litigation

Bats living in courthouse invade trial; one tries to bite deputy

White-Collar Crime

Former judge pleads guilty, admits taking bribe to cut jury verdict from $5.2M to $1M

Religious Law

Nativity scene on courthouse lawn has disclaimer; lawyer’s family sponsors the display

Media & Communications Law

Arrest warrant issued for Arkansas housing official in Freedom of Information Act matter

Criminal Justice

Ex-judge once jailed for mailing live snake gets 40 years in drug case; feds say he killed witness

Legal Ethics

Judge banned from bench due to online comments, disclosing confidential info on celebrity’s adoption