Tagged: courtney hudson goodson

Report: States More Lax Than Feds on Judge Rules

by Associated Press 12/4/2013 7:45 am

All 50 states and the District of Columbia have more lax financial disclosure rules for their high court justices than the disclosure requirements for federal judges, according to an analysis from a watchdog group.

A Look at the 3 Law Firms Who Pulled in Profits from Class-action Suits in Miller County

by Mark Friedman 3/25/2013 12:00 am

Although there’s no sign advertising the fact, the Craftsman-style brick house with its wraparound porch at 406 Walnut St. in Texarkana is the home of Keil & Goodson, one of the most lucrative law firms in Arkansas.

Inside the Miller County Class-Action Strategy Invalidated by U.S. Supreme Court

by Mark Friedman 3/25/2013 12:00 am

The high court agreed with dozens of other corporations that have complained that Miller County Circuit Court is a legal backwater where friendly elected judges help prolific local class-action attorneys exploit a loophole in federal law to force giant settlements in cases whose legal merits are never even considered.

Ulterior Motives (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 2/18/2013 12:00 am

If you see something published in Arkansas Business, whether it has a byline or not, you can fairly conclude that I, as editor, thought it was quality information that would be of some value or interest to the business audience that I’m paid to serve. Period.

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.