31, Jul 2014 - Arkansas AG's office argues death penalty
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - An assistant Arkansas attorney general has asked the state Supreme Court to overturn a lower court ruling that the state's death penalty law is unconstitutional. Assistant Attorney General Jennifer Merritt said in a brief filed Friday that Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen ...
28, Jul 2014 - No pay until justices rule, gay-nuptials lawyers told
The lawyers who are challenging Arkansas' ban on same-sex marriage must wait until after the state Supreme Court decides the case before seeking to have the government pay their expenses for pursuing the lawsuit, Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza ruled Wednesday.
28, Jul 2014 - Settlement reached in suit against New Jersey-based organization
Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced Tuesday that he has reached a settlement with the New Jersey-based National Police Defense Foundation to resolve allegations that the organization mislead Arkansas donors.
26, Apr 2014 - Little Rock, AR AG files notice of appeal in voter id case; judge asked to recuse
LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Dustin McDaniel on Friday filed notice that he will appeal a Pulaski Circuit judge’s ruling Thursday that overturned a new Arkansas law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls.
04, Apr 2014 - Taxing of medical-records copies upheld
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Supreme Court has upheld the collection of state sales taxes for copies of a patient's medical records.
03, Apr 2014 - State highlights: Ark. court reverses $1.2B Medicaid drug judgment; Fla. officials overhauling chil
The Arkansas Supreme Court reversed a $1.2 billion judgment against Johnson & Johnson on Thursday, finding that the state attorney general erred by suing under a law that applied to health care facilities, not drug companies. The judgment, one of the largest in history for a state fraud case, was imposed in 2012 after a jury concluded that Johnson & Johnson had improperly marketed and concealed ...
03, Apr 2014 - AG to ask court to reconsider drug fine ruling
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel says he's asking the state Supreme Court to reconsider its decision to toss out a $1.2 billion judgment against Johnson & Johnson over the marketing of the antipsychotic drug Risperdal. McDaniel told the Arkansas Code Revision Commission on ...
03, Apr 2014 - McDaniel to ask court to reconsider Risperdal ruling
Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel says he's asking the state Supreme Court to reconsider its decision to toss out a $1.2 billion judgment against Johnson & Johnson over the marketing of the antipsychotic drug Risperdal.
03, Apr 2014 - Court: Charging tax on medical records legal
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas law allows patients to be charged a sales tax when they pay a private company to obtain copies of their medical records, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
03, Apr 2014 - Judicial candidates defend their qualifications
LITTLE ROCK — Amid growing questions and lawsuits over Arkansas judicial candidates’ eligibility for office, two candidates issued statements Thursday asserting their confidence that they meet the qualifications for the offices they seek.
03, Apr 2014 - AG to ask court to reconsider drug fine ruling - NBC40.net
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel says he's asking the state Supreme Court to reconsider its decision to toss out a $1.2 billion judgment against Johnson & Johnson over the marketing of the antipsychotic drug Risperdal.
02, Apr 2014 - Baker resigns from UCA; PAC officer comes forward to clear name
Former senator Gilbert Baker resigned his executive assistant position in the University of Central Arkansas administrative office Wednesday, the university announced in the morning before its Board of Trustees was to meet in an executive session at a scheduled retreat in Mountain View. Asked Tuesday evening in a Freedom of Information Act request to state the specific purpose of Wednesday's ...
01, Apr 2014 - Little Rock, AR UPDATE: State GOP seeks to intervene in lawsuit over voter ID
LITTLE ROCK — Attorney General Dustin McDaniel has shown an “obvious bias” against Arkansas’ new voter ID law, the state Republican Party claims in a court filing seeking to intervene in a lawsuit stemming from controversy over the law.