19, Apr 2014 - Challenge to Arkansas gay marriage ban heard
LITTLE ROCK (AP) â€” Advocates of ending Arkansas' ban on same-sex marriage took their case before a Pulaski County Circuit Court judge Thursday, who said at the end of the hearing that he expected t...
19, Apr 2014 - 7OYS Case Updates
It appears an Illinois man's unpleasant stay in Arkansas will last a bit longer. It looks like he will spend nearly a full year in the Pulaski County jail before his case goes to trial.
19, Apr 2014 - Judge Tim Fox allows Arkansas Republicans to assist in Voter ID lawsuit
The AP reports that Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox today ruled that the Republican Party of Arkansas will be able to help defend the state in a lawsuit over how to deal with absentee ballots under the state's Voter ID law, passed by the Republican-controlled legislature last year almost completely on partisan lines, overriding Gov. Mike Beebe 's veto. Fox granted the GOP's request to ...
18, Apr 2014 - Junction City, AR Hearing set in challenge to state's gay-marriage ban
LITTLE ROCK â€” Advocates of ending Arkansas' ban on same-sex marriage are to make their case before a circuit judge in Pulaski County.
17, Apr 2014 - Little Rock, AR Judge to rule on Arkansasâ€™ same-sex marriage ban within two weeks
LITTLE ROCK â€” A Pulaski County circuit judge said Thursday he will issue a ruling within two weeks in a challenge to Arkansasâ€™ ban on same-sex marriage.
17, Apr 2014 - Pulaski, AR Money and judicial elections, part two
David Stewart is retired executive director of the Arkansas Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission. He's currently serving by appointment as district judge in Fayetteville. In early July 2013, I wrote an article that was printed in the Arkansas Times . It was in response to the announcement by the Arkansas GOP that it was creating an independent PAC for the expressed purpose of electing ...
17, Apr 2014 - Little Rock, AR Arkansas ACLU files lawsuit to stop controversial voter-ID law
LITTLE ROCK (KATV) - The American Civil Liberties Union of Arkansas and the Arkansas Public Law Center filed lawsuits on behalf of four individuals in regard to the state's controversial voter identification law passed by the general assembly in 2013. A press conference outside the Pulaski County Circuit Court on Wednesday addressed the reasons for the suit against the state.
16, Apr 2014 - Interim judge also ruled ballot-eligible
Interim Judge H.G. Foster of Conway is a bona fide judicial candidate, Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen ruled Tuesday in a decision that repeated his earlier finding that an Arkansas court rule that suspends lawyers for paying dues late is unconstitutional and cannot be enforced.
03, Apr 2014 - Pulaski, AR State sets aside money to reimburse jails
At the Pulaski County Jail, as many one in four of inmates is held for the Arkansas Department of Corrections. A large prison population is too much for ADC to handle, so county jails like Pulaski pick up the inmates and the slack.
03, Apr 2014 - Pulaski, AR Inmates Released As Arkansasâ€™ Jails Become Overcrowded
Convicted felons across Arkansas are being released back into the public because state and county jails are full, according to...
01, Apr 2014 - Pulaski, AR Shoffner's broker friend revealed in open court
The trial of former Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner begins with pre-trial motions and jury selection today in federal court in Little Rock. AP reports that defense attorney Chuck Banks asked today for any immunity letter given Steele Stephen s, the broker who was wired when delivering cash to Shoffner at her Newport home. She is charged with favoring Stephens with bond business in return for ...