11, Dec 2013 - Washington, AR Supreme Court rules inmate can grow beard, for now
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court says an Arkansas prison inmate must be allowed to grow a short beard in accordance with his religious beliefs, at least temporarily.
11, Dec 2013 - Phillips Co. man released from Cross Co. jail
A judge in east Arkansas has dismissed murder charges against a 25-year-old man who's been behind bars for more than 2Â˝Â˝ years.
11, Dec 2013 - Former State Rep. Jim Solis reports to federal prison
Former Texas State Rep. Jim Solis has reported to a low security federal prison in Arkansas.
11, Dec 2013 - Moot court team brings in awards
The A-State Moot Court Team is sending two of its top speakers to hone their courtroom skills and represent Arkansas at the National Championship Tournament of Collegiate Moot Court at the Sandra Day Oâ€™Connor College of Law at Arizona State University ...
11, Dec 2013 - Ozark, AR UPDATE Lawmakers to seek AG's intervention in critical habitat designation
LITTLE ROCK â€” A legislative panel voted Tuesday to ask Attorney General Dustin McDaniel for guidance in countering a federal proposal to designate much of Arkansas as a critical habitat for protection of two fresh-water mussels.
11, Dec 2013 - Washington, AR Justices: Arkansas inmate can grow beard, for now
The Supreme Court says an Arkansas prison inmate must be allowed to grow a short beard in accordance with his religious beliefs, at least temporarily.
11, Dec 2013 - Little Rock, AR Pulaski County clerk: Gay marriage lawsuit a state issue
LITTLE ROCK â€” A county clerk says a federal lawsuit that challenges Arkansas' 2004 ban on same-sex marriages should be dismissed and the issue considered in state court.
11, Dec 2013 - Little Rock, AR School districts reach desegregation deal
LITTLE ROCK (AP) â€” Arkansasâ€™ attorney general unveiled an agreement Thursday that would end payments the state has made for years to boost desegregation efforts in three of its largest school distr...
11, Dec 2013 - Judge gives initial OK to end Arkansas school suit - NBC40.net
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - After decades of court battles and $1 billion of government aid, one the nation's most historic school desegregation efforts might finally be nearing an end.
11, Dec 2013 - Springfield, AR Pilot Flying J settlement approved in Arkansas
A federal judge gave final approval Monday morning to a settlement between Pilot Flying J and nearly 6,000 trucking customers at a fairness hearing in Little Rock, Ark.
11, Dec 2013 - It was a good week for unmarried parents
It was also a good week for spending on holiday cheer and Big Brother. It was a bad week for the Arkansas Razorbacks and equality. It was a good week for... UNMARRIED PARENTS. The Arkansas Supreme Court ruled that there is no "blanket ban" against unmarried cohabitation in child-custody cases, and that any restriction on visitation should be based on the circumstances of each particular case and ...
11, Dec 2013 - Man sentenced to 11 years for bank robbery - WXVT-TV Delta News - More Local News and Weather WXVT.
EL DORADO, Ark. (AP) - A California man convicted of charges related to a south Arkansas bank robbery has been sentenced to 11 years in federal prison.
11, Dec 2013 - Drew, AR Ashley County man's life sentence upheld by state Supreme Court
LITTLE ROCK â€” An Ashley County manâ€™s conviction and two life sentences for the death of a pregnant woman and her unborn child in a two-car wreck in 2010 was upheld by the Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday.
11, Dec 2013 - Mr. Walker, settle this lawsuit
I leave today for an extended trip. I won't be on the ground for news for several weeks including potentially momentous developments in the Pulaski County desegregation case next week. I write Saturday morning, Nov. 16. Events may render the following irrelevant. The state of Arkansas has been in court for three decades over its role in contributing to segregation in Pulaski County 's three ...
11, Dec 2013 - Hot Springs Village, AR Lawyer for death-row inmate seeks new trial
LITTLE ROCK â€” A lawyer for an Arkansas man sentenced to death for the killing of a police officer wants the state Supreme Court to grant a new trial for her client.