11, Oct 2014 - New Clinton files tell of high-court dilemma
Former President Bill Clinton came so close to appointing an Arkansas judge to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1994 that the White House even prepared a speech announcing the selection, according to documents released Friday by the National Archives.
11, Oct 2014 - White, AR Investigation Urged in Crittenden Hospital's Closure
A nonprofit's president wants a special grand jury called to determine if any crimes took place in connection with the closure of an Arkansas hospital...
09, Oct 2014 - Little Rock, AR Court rejects black defendantâ€™s claim of unfair trial by all-white jury
LITTLE ROCK â€” The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a convicted killerâ€™s claim that he received an unfair trial because prosecutors improperly struck potential jurors who were black.
09, Oct 2014 - First Whitewater prosecutor says 'serious crimes' were uncovered in probe
Robert Fiske, the first federal prosecutor to probe the financial dealings of Bill and Hillary Clinton, says he was poised to bring indictments against top Arkansas political and business figures â€” based in part on testimony from a chief witness against the then president â€” when he was abruptly replaced by a panel of federal judges, throwing his investigation into turmoil. Fiske made his first ...
02, Apr 2014 - White, AR Lawyer: Defense needed to object to trial location
A black Oklahoma man convicted in the June 2005 murders of two women in De Queen did not receive adequate legal representation because his attorney failed to object to the trial being moved to a more predominantly white county, his new attorney told the Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday.
02, Apr 2014 - Arkansas, AR High court to examine facial hair, teeth-whitening
WASHINGTON (AP) â€” The Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether an Arkansas prison inmate must be allowed to grow a short beard in accordance with his religious beliefs.