Tagged: brian miller

Hanna’s Candle Gets Burned in Court Judgment

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/2/2016 12:00 am

Last week, Bank of America received a final judgment totaling $6.2 million against Hanna’s Candle Co. of Fayetteville, its owner, Burt Hanna, and two of his limited liability companies.

John Goodson: No Role Model (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 4/25/2016 12:00 am

Judges and lawyers who pervert the judicial system for their enrichment undermine the public’s faith in that system. They should not be board members of the state’s university system.

Albert Solaroli Restitution in One Bank Case Fails to Appear

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/7/2016 12:00 am

A $120,000 restitution payment from Alberto Solaroli as part of his plea deal still hadn’t been paid by Wednesday, and First Assistant U.S. Attorney Pat Harris was not amused.

'When You Steal $1.5 Million …' (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 3/7/2016 12:00 am

For the second straight week, I’m going to write about listening to the Chief U.S. District Judge deliver a well-reasoned message on fair play.

Randeep Mann Lawsuit Against Dallas County Thrown Out

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/8/2016 12:00 am

It didn’t take long for Randeep Mann, the disgraced former doctor who is serving life in federal prison, to have his lawsuit against the Dallas County jail in Fordyce thrown out.

The Art of the Plea Deal (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 2/1/2016 12:00 am

While the sentence was up to Judge Holmes, defense lawyer W.H. Taylor of Fayetteville negotiated a deal in which Dennis Smiley Jr. pleaded guilty to only a single count of bank fraud — but he had to accept responsibility and restitution for more than 20 bank victims and their combined losses of nearly $5 million.

Countdown Ticks: Cash Or Court for One Bank & Trust?

by George Waldon 9/14/2015 12:00 am

The third anniversary of the regulator-mandated regime change at Little Rock’s One Bank & Trust is approaching. The national bank has endured a tumultuous ride since Layton “Scooter” Stuart was removed as chairman, president and CEO on Sept. 28, 2012.

Osceola Loses Bid to Recoup $4.9M From Entergy

by Mark Friedman 5/2/2014 4:11 pm

A U.S. District Court judge tosses out a lawsuit by the city of Osceola, which attempted to recover $4.9 million from Entergy Arkansas Inc.

Judge OKs Deal Ending Arkansas Desegregation Aid

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 1/14/2014 8:25 am

Arkansas can stop making payments in one of the nation's most historic desegregation efforts, a judge has ruled, but he cautioned work remains to ensure students in the Little Rock area receive a proper education.

Trial for Steve Standridge Put Off Until 2014

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/26/2013 12:00 am

U.S. District Judge Brian Miller granted last week a motion by Standridge’s defense attorney, Tim Dudley of Little Rock, for a continuance. His trial is now scheduled for July 14, 2014.

Federal Judge Turns Down Deposition Request in Steve Standridge Case

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/10/2013 12:00 am

U.S. District Judge Brian Miller, the third federal judge to take on the bank fraud case of former Mount Ida insurance agent Steve Standridge, has said no to Standridge’s request to depose one of the government’s two primary witnesses.

Arkansas Business: Best Quotes of 2012

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/24/2012 12:00 am

From John L. Smith’s pep talk to reporters to U.S. District Judge Bill Wilson’s withering remarks to out-of-line prosecutors, they said it all in 2012.

State College Football: Cranor, OBU Roll Over Nebraska-Omaha

by OBU Sports Information Office 9/10/2010 12:39 am

It may have taken the Tigers 10 hours to reach Omaha, but it didn’t take long for Ouachita to find the end zone on Thursday, racking up 557 yards of total offense in a 38-23 victory over Nebraska-Omaha at Al F. Caniglia Field on Thursday in Omaha, Neb.