Tagged: arkansas supreme court

Court: Flood Victim Families Right in Law Reading

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/11/2014 07:39 am

The Arkansas Supreme Court sided Thursday with relatives of the 20 people killed in flash floods at the Albert Pike campground in 2010, agreeing with their interpretation of a state law the federal government is trying to use to strike down lawsuits over the deaths.

Arkansas Supreme Court Upholds Taxing Medical Records Copies

by Associated Press 4/3/2014 11:51 am

The Arkansas Supreme Court has upheld the collection of state sales taxes for copies of a patient's medical records.

Arkansas High Court Establishes Civil Case Panel

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/2/2013 04:35 pm

Arkansas' highest court has created a panel to review the practices and procedures for civil cases after an unsuccessful effort in the Legislature to put new tort reform measures on the ballot next year.

Justice Goodson Recuses From Tyson Cases After Vacation, Cruise

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/11/2013 12:00 am

A $50,000 trip to Italy keeps Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Courtney Hudson Goodson's name in the news.

State Supreme Court Justice's Meeting With Scalia Scrutinized

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/4/2013 12:00 am

State Supreme Court Justice Courtney Hudson Goodson attends an oral argument before the U.S. Supreme Court of a case over the legality of a legal strategy used extensively by her husband. And she meets that day with one of the justices who will decide the question.

More Execution Legislation To Be filed in Arkansas

by Jeannie Nuss 1/22/2013 07:35 am

More execution legislation is expected to crop up in the coming weeks as policymakers and lawmakers try to come up with a new lethal injection law after the Arkansas Supreme Court struck down the one on the books last year.

I Wish This Were a Lawyer Joke (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 1/14/2013 12:00 am

Some lawyers are ruining whatever was left of the reputation of the legal profession through what looks for all the world to be sheer, blind greed.

Arkansas Attorney General Asks Supreme Court to Rehear School Funding Case

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/17/2012 11:48 am

Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is asking the Arkansas Supreme Court to reconsider its ruling that school districts that collect more in property tax revenues than state-mandated school funding levels can keep the money.

Court Case Highlights Arkansas FOI Questions (AP Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/16/2012 08:42 am

The state law guaranteeing Arkansans' right to open records and meetings is safe for now. That doesn't mean there aren't people with gripes about the law who want to see it changed.

Arkansas Lawmakers Face Crowded Education Agenda

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/9/2012 02:26 pm

Court rulings on student transfers and school funding will collide with the desire of charter school and voucher advocates to take advantage of a new Republican majority when Arkansas legislators tackle education issues next year.

Bigger Judgment Sought in Arkansas Brain Surgery Lawsuit

by Chuck Bartels, The Associated Press 12/6/2012 03:28 pm

A couple wants the Arkansas Supreme Court to restore a $20 million judgment against an insurer for Arkansas Children's Hospital for damage caused by a doctor operating on the wrong side of their son's brain.

Arkansas School Funding Re-Emerges as Issue (AP Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/2/2012 05:03 pm

The Lake View school funding case is like the ultimate horror movie monster. Try as you might, you just can't kill it. And 20 years after the first filing in the lawsuit that ultimately transformed the way Arkansas funds its schools — and five years after it appeared to finally be over — the sequel is now in the works.

Critics: State Supreme Court Ruling on School Property Tax Goes Against Lake View

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/29/2012 03:41 pm

A split Arkansas Supreme Court rules that school districts where property tax collections exceed state-mandated school funding levels can keep the money, prompting the court's chief justice to warn that the decision "obliterated" the state's school-funding system.

Justices Hear Arguments Over Arkansas FOI Law Ruling

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/29/2012 12:44 pm

An Arkansas Supreme Court justice signaled Thursday that the court may overturn a judge's ruling that declared part of the state open records act unconstitutional during a hearing in which lawyers wrangled over the legal definition of a meeting.