Arkansas

Criminal Justice

Ex-judge once jailed for mailing live snake gets 40 years in drug case; feds say he killed witness

Legal Ethics

Judge banned from bench due to online comments, disclosing confidential info on celebrity’s adoption

Trials & Litigation

2 lawyers who rejected $9.5M attorney fee in Prempro case will get $21.8M

Copyright Law

Walmart Museum sues photographer’s widow for Walton family pictures and negatives

Judiciary

Every justice on Arkansas’ top court paid bar license fees late; are three ineligible for service?

Judiciary

Does failure to pay license fee on time disqualify judges from office? Issue rocks Arkansas

Criminal Justice

Lawyer pleads not guilty to manslaughter, gets 15 days in jail for unrelated contempt charges

Criminal Justice

Lawyer in manslaughter case gets time for court no-show on day Ark. AG revealed their relationship

Disability Law

Survey leads to multiple federal complaints of widespread discrimination against deaf renters

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer accused of hiding real estate client funds in trust account is convicted of bankruptcy fraud

Legal Technology

UPL suit against LegalZoom must go to arbitration, Arkansas Supreme Court says

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer fights $25K contempt fine, says it couldn’t be imposed on Sunday

White-Collar Crime

3rd lawyer is federally indicted, accused of aiding developer in claimed real estate loan fraud

Constitutional Law

Federal judge blocks Arkansas abortion ban

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer held in contempt, fined $100, for missing court hearing on day AG admitted their relationship

Legal Ethics

Ark. AG Admits ‘Inappropriate’ Relationship with Lawyer; His Office Had a Role in 5 of Her Cases

Corporate Law

NY Times Says It Pursued Internal Probe Dropped by Wal-Mart, Describes Claimed Bribes in Mexico

Election Law

Arkansas Supreme Court OKs Medical Marijuana Ballot Measure

Business of Law

Ark. AG Can’t Sue Law Firm Under Deceptive Trade Practices Statute, State’s Top Court Rules

Constitutional Law

Convicted Murder Defendant Sentenced to Death Gets New Trial over Juror’s Tweets