06, Mar 2014 - Arkansas Baptist College found in contempt of court
Arkansas Baptist College was found in contempt of court Wednesday by a Pulaski County circuit judge after the Little Rock college failed to comply with a court order to produce financial records.
06, Mar 2014 - Pulaski, AR US judge strikes down Arkansas execution method
A group of death row inmates won a US court ruling temporarily blocking executions in Arkansas until the southern state's legislature specifies which barbiturate drug should be used in lethal injections. Friday's decision was the latest chapter in a growing controversy on lethal injection drugs in states that practice the death penalty. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen pointed to an ...
06, Mar 2014 - Little Rock, AR Judge reverses some of doctorâ€™s penalties
A judge in Pulaski County Circuit Court has reversed some of the Arkansas State Medical Boardâ€™s sanctions against a Little Rock doctor who had been fined almost $15,000 and had his medical license suspended for almost a year.
04, Mar 2014 - Pine Bluff, AR Senate confirms Moody as U.S. district judge
WASHINGTON â€” The Senate on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly to confirm the nomination of Pulaski County Circuit Judge James â€śJayâ€ť Moody Jr., to the federal bench in Arkansas.
04, Mar 2014 - Pine Bluff, AR Pryor wants vote this week on Arkansas judicial nominees
WASHINGTON â€” Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., plans to seek a vote this week on the confirmation of Pulaski County Circuit Judge James â€śJayâ€ť Moody Jr., and Fayetteville attorney Timothy L. Brooks to fill federal judicial slots in Arkansas.
04, Mar 2014 - Pine Bluff, AR Moody confirmation expected Tuesday
WASHINGTON â€” The Senate was set Monday evening to bring to a close debate on the confirmation of Pulaski County Circuit Judge James â€śJayâ€ť Moody Jr., to the federal bench in Arkansas.
04, Mar 2014 - The expected disagreement over John Walker's legal fee
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette headlined on page one today a sentence in a court filing that forecasts a development everyone had been expecting since parties reached an agreement on settling the Pulaski County desegregation case . The settlement provided $500,000 in legal fees for the Joshua intervenors â€” at a minimum. It provided that amount, â€śunless contested, in which event the Court may ...
03, Mar 2014 - Pulaski, AR Judge issues written order invalidating new lethal injection law
Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen today issued his written opinion on a decision he'd announced earlier from the bench that struck down a new Arkansas law on lethal injectio n as an unconstitutional delegation of power to the Correction Department. [pdf-1] He said the legislature abdicated responsibility by giving "unfettered discretion" to prison officals in chemicals to be used, as well as in ...
03, Mar 2014 - It was a good week for Judge Jay Moody
It was also a good week for Sen. Mark Pryor, clearing dead wood and not taking a position. It was a bad week for legislative ethics, an Arkansas National Guardsman and Philander Smith College. It was a good week for... JUDGE JAY MOODY. The U.S. Senate, after months of delay, finally took up the confirmation of the Pulaski County circuit judge for a federal district court judgeship. Moody was ...