Arkansas

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

Evidence

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

Trials & Litigation

2 lawyers who rejected $9.5M attorney fee in Prempro case will get $21.8M

Copyright Law

Walmart Museum sues photographer’s widow for Walton family pictures and negatives

Judiciary

Every justice on Arkansas’ top court paid bar license fees late; are three ineligible for service?

Judiciary

Does failure to pay license fee on time disqualify judges from office? Issue rocks Arkansas

Criminal Justice

Lawyer pleads not guilty to manslaughter, gets 15 days in jail for unrelated contempt charges

Disability Law

Survey leads to multiple federal complaints of widespread discrimination against deaf renters