Arkansas

Corporate Law

Claims of corruption by Wal-Mart in Mexico fizzle; Delaware court nixes shareholder suit

Legal Ethics

Lawyer admits taking $100K in his law firm’s funds, gives up law license

Legal Ethics

Nude photos of defendants at judge’s home a ‘turning point’ in resignation decision, official says

Trials & Litigation

Federal judge plans to sanction 16 lawyers for ‘gamesmanship’ and ‘forum shopping’

Evidence

FBI to help authorities access iPhone and iPad of suspects in slaying of Arkansas couple

White-Collar Crime

Judge who reduced verdict from $5M to $1M, expecting campaign gift, gets 10 years in bribe case

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer’s suit seeks declaratory judgment that he shoved state treasurer in self-defense

Juvenile Justice

Found delinquent in fatal school shootings, both perps sought or got guns after release at age 21

Criminal Justice

Judge is charged in hot-car death of his toddler son

Law Firms

Scammed law firm sues insurer for lost money

Criminal Justice

Lawyer’s own view of ‘train wreck’ performance doesn’t justify resentencing, top state court says

Judiciary

New ethics complaint: Judge paid lawyers appearing before him, offered defendant $300 for nude pose

Legal Ethics

Did lawyers use federal court as a ‘bargaining chip’? Irked judge schedules sanctions hearing

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