09, Mar 2014 - Little Rock, AR Arkansas's Method of Execution Act Struck down
The state is expected to appeal the ruling of a Pulaski County circuit court judge to the Arkansas Supreme Court.
09, Mar 2014 - Pulaski, AR New Shoffner indictment released
The U.S. attorney's office has provided a copy of the new indictment against former Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner. As announced yesterday, it added 10 mail fraud counts to earlier extortion charges. The latest were for using money from a campaign account to pay credit card bills for personal expenses. The indictment rests on an Arkansas statute that prohibits use of campaign money for ...
08, 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 ...
08, Mar 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.
07, Mar 2014 - Pulaski, AR Arkansas Executions Blocked Until New Drug Found
A group of death row inmates won a US court ruling Friday temporarily blocking executions in Arkansas until the southern state's legislature specifies which barbiturate drug should be used in lethal injections.
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.