Legal Archive

Rick Schaeffer Files Injunction Against Sale of His Home

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Rick Schaeffer, the former University of Arkansas sports information director and basketball analyst, and his wife, Adelaide, have filed for a temporary restraining order in Washington County Circuit Court to prevent a bank from selling their home.

Sale to Oldcastle Lets AERT Show Strengths

by Kyle Massey 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Composite material maker in Springdale finds stability with far-larger company.

Behave Yourself (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 11/6/2017 12:00 am

It does seem that, finally, the pervasiveness of sexual harassment and actual assault in our society is being recognized and, at least in some quarters, a reckoning is happening.

Sarah Riffle Named New Chief Development Officer at Arkansas Foodbank (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/6/2017 12:00 am

Sarah Riffle has been promoted to chief development officer at Arkansas Foodbank in Little Rock, where she was previously the annual giving director.

$2M Worth of Property Sold In October

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 11/1/2017 01:53 pm

Law officers, a warehouse, a shopping center and other property in central Arkansas changed hands in October.

Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments to Boards, Commissions

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/31/2017 10:39 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announces appointments.

In Court With No Attorney, John Rogers' Plea Hearing Moved to January

by George Waldon 10/30/2017 10:57 am

A plea and arraignment hearing for John Rogers is moved to Jan. 8 after Rogers showed up in court without an attorney.

Lawmaker Privilege an Issue in LGBT Rights Case (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/30/2017 06:53 am

A court fight over Arkansas' ban on local anti-discrimination protections for LGBT people has spawned a new battle over just how much lawmakers' statements and documents can be shielded from litigation.

Judgment Ordered Against Plaintiff in Walter Quinn Case

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2017 12:00 am

A Colorado businessman was hit last week with a $1.9 million judgment after defaulting on a loan that he said was tied to a business deal with Walter Quinn of Little Rock.

Heirs of Homer's Restaurant Settle Lawsuit

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2017 12:00 am

An ugly legal dispute involving the family of the late Homer Connell, founder of Homer's Restaurant in east Little Rock, has been settled, according to a filing in Pulaski County Circuit Court.

Wal-Mart's Marc Lore Blows Top Off Exec Compensation List

by Gwen Moritz 10/30/2017 12:00 am

The word “outlier” was invented to describe things like the top entry on this week's list of the highest-paid executives employed by public companies in Arkansas.

Holiday Island Holdings Inc. Continues Quest for Assets

by George Waldon 10/30/2017 12:00 am

Holiday Island Holdings Inc., the state's least-known public company, is on the hunt for assets. Revenue would be nice too.

Poverty Rate Drops to 17.2 Percent in Arkansas

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2017 12:00 am

The official poverty rate in the United States stood at 12.7 percent in 2016. In Arkansas, the poverty rate stood at 17.2 percent.

Friday Eldredge & Clark Attorneys Listed in Chambers High Net Worth (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/30/2017 12:00 am

Byron M. Eiseman Jr., W. Thomas Baxter and J. Lee Brown of the Friday Eldredge & Clark firm in Little Rock have been recognized in the 2017 edition of Chambers High Net Worth.

Ex-Veteran's Affairs Trainee Pleads Guilty to Stealing Drugs

by Associated Press 10/27/2017 07:57 am

The third of three former Veteran's Affairs employees in Arkansas has pleaded guilty to conspiring to steal prescription drugs from the VA hospital in Little Rock.

Arkansas Judge Will Order Mediation on Birth Certificate Law

by Associated Press 10/25/2017 09:53 am

A judge says he plans to order Arkansas to mediate its differences with three same-sex couples over the state's birth certificate law, which the U.S. Supreme Court found to illegally favor heterosexual parents.

Brad Cazort to Lead Arkansas Crime Information Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/24/2017 09:17 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson named Brad Cazort of Little Rock as the new director of the Arkansas Crime Information Center.

UA Announces Search Committee For New Law School Dean

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/23/2017 10:59 am

The University of Arkansas appoints Todd Shields, dean of the J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences, to chair the search committee for the new dean of the UA School of Law.

Windstream Fights Hedge Fund Over Uniti Group Status

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/23/2017 12:00 am

Aurelius Capital Management of New York claims Windstream's 2015 spinoff of its copper and fiber assets into an innovative real estate investment trust was essentially a sale-leaseback that violated the terms of some of its outstanding bonds.

Rad Transportation of Blytheville Files for Bankruptcy

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/23/2017 12:00 am

A Blytheville trucking company recently filed for bankruptcy and listed $881,000 in debt.