Legal Archive

Uber Hit With Complaint Over Privacy Policy

by Sean Beherec 7/6/2015 12:00 am

The Electronic Privacy Information Center filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission late last month, arguing that the policy “will claim the right to collect personal contact information and detailed location data of American consumers, even when they are not using the service.”

Leslie Rutledge Reorganizes Civil Department

by Alexis Hosticka 7/2/2015 09:41 am

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said Wednesday that she has reorganized her office's civil department, breaking out that department's state agencies division as its own unit.

Hutchinson Announces State Board Appointments

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/2/2015 09:29 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced the latest round of appointments to state boards, panels and committees.

Cleburne County Clerk Will Resign Over Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

by Claudia Lauer, The Associated Press 6/29/2015 03:06 pm

A county clerk in Arkansas plans to resign effective June 30 because of a moral objection to issuing same-sex marriage licenses.

Arkansas, Others Sue Over Rule Giving Feds Authority on State Water

by Associated Press 6/29/2015 02:25 pm

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has joined several states in a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Arkansas Republicans Shift from Marriage Fight (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 6/29/2015 07:18 am

In Arkansas, the GOP backlash against same-sex marriage included a governor who accused justices of disregarding Arkansans' beliefs and a conservative activist calling the decision "illegitimate." But it didn't include a call for the state to defy the nation's highest court.

Slideshow: 40 Under 40 Honorees Recognized At Luncheon

by Alexis Hosticka 6/29/2015 12:00 am

The 2015 class of Arkansas Business' 40 Under 40 were honored at a luncheon at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock on Wednesday. Each honoree gave a brief acceptance speech and answered questions such as, “What advice would you give your 20-year-old self?” and “What do you want your legacy to be 20 years from now?”

Acme Files New Suit Against Chambers in Branch Tussle

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/29/2015 12:00 am

Acme Holding Co., the parent company of the $107 million-asset Allied Bank of Mulberry, recently opened a new front in the ongoing financial dispute with its lead creditor.

Former Jennings Osborne Homes Getting New Owners

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/29/2015 12:00 am

Did you know a change of ownership is visiting two of the three Cantrell Road houses owned by the late Jennings Osborne?

Jim Bolt Sues His Attorney from Prison

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/29/2015 12:00 am

Jim Bolt, who pleaded guilty last year to stealing $2.5 million in unclaimed property from the states of California and Nevada is making courtroom noise again.

Diamond Pipeline Asks for Condemnations in Four Counties

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/29/2015 12:00 am

The company behind a planned $900 million crude oil pipeline filed several petitions in the past month to gain access to property for the line.

Church Buys Adjacent Site For $405,000 (NWA Real Deals)

by Marty Cook 6/29/2015 12:00 am

St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Fayetteville bought the building that housed the law firm of Estes, Gramling & Estes at 19 Dickson St.

It Ain't Over Till … (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 6/29/2015 12:00 am

The U.S. Supreme Court handed President Barack Obama a major victory on Thursday, upholding a key component of the Affordable Care Act by a comfortable 6-3 vote.

KFSM-TV in Spotlight After Arrest, Order

by Sean Beherec 6/29/2015 12:00 am

The arrest of anchor Liza Danver and a judge's contempt finding against Managing Editor Larry Henry that was resolved with a story assignment both grabbed headlines around the state and at national outlets, including Adweek's “TV Spy.”

Former Hogs QB Clint Stoerner Tangles with Former Business Partners

by Mark Friedman 6/29/2015 12:00 am

What started out as a perfect partnership between former Razorbacks star quarterback Clint Stoerner and three businessmen to form a Little Rock insurance agency has turned into a courtroom battle.

Arkansas Reaction to Supreme Court Ruling on Gay Marriage

by Associated Press 6/26/2015 02:32 pm

Reaction from Arkansas officials to Friday's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide.

Jason Rapert Supports Constitutional Amendment Banning Gay Marriage

by Associated Press 6/26/2015 01:39 pm

A Republican legislator says he believes Arkansas and other states should push for an amendment to the U.S. Constitution banning gay marriage after the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage.

Update: Leslie Rutledge Says State Will Follow Ruling

by Associated Press 6/26/2015 11:57 am

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge says county clerks must follow the decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to allow same-sex marriage, and officials in Pulaski and Carroll counties welcomed the news.

Twitter Reactions of Interest to SCOTUS Ruling

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/26/2015 10:21 am

Friday's 5-4 Supreme Court ruling that extends same-sex marriage to the entire country is "blowing up" Twitter, as expected.

Supreme Court Extends Same-Sex Marriage Nationwide

by Associated Press 6/26/2015 09:41 am

The Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States. Gay and lesbian couples already could marry in 36 states and the District of Columbia. The court's 5-4 ruling means the remaining 14 states, in the South and Midwest, will have to stop enforcing their bans on same-sex marriage.

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