Tagged: courtney goodson

Arkansas Court Dismisses Appeal Over Ad Attacking Justice

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 12/12/2018 11:33 am

An Arkansas court is dismissing a television station's appeal of an order that prohibited it from airing a conservative group's attack ad against a state Supreme Court justice during her re-election bid.

Courtney Goodson Calls Election A Win Over Outside Spending

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/8/2018 6:41 am

An Arkansas Supreme Court justice who won re-election after conservative groups spent nearly $2.5 million trying to unseat her called the result a victory over outside groups trying to reshape state courts across the country.

Courtney Goodson Wins Re-Election Despite Outside Spending

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/6/2018 11:12 pm

An Arkansas Supreme Court justice won re-election Tuesday night, surviving a flurry of attack ads and mailers from a Washington-based conservative group that spent more than $1.2 million in the weeks leading up to the midterm trying to unseat her.

Heated Congressional, Court Races on Arkansas Midterm Ballot

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/5/2018 6:49 am

A push by Democrats to flip a Republican-held congressional seat that represents the Little Rock area and a state Supreme Court race that has drawn heavy spending by a conservative interest group have drawn the most attention in Arkansas' midterm election.

Federal Judge Won't Halt Attack Ads Against Courtney Goodson

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/1/2018 1:26 pm

A federal judge has rejected an Arkansas Supreme Court justice's effort to halt attack ads and mailers from a Washington-based conservative group that is trying to unseat her in next week's election.

Courtney Goodson Says She Voted Against Raise Request

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/1/2018 6:45 am

An Arkansas Supreme Court justice suing to block a Washington-based group's attacks against her said Wednesday that she voted against requesting a pay raise for her and other members of the court, contrary to what the group claims in one of its mailers.

Group Asks Court to Reject Courtney Goodson's Ad Lawsuit

by Associated Press 10/30/2018 7:10 am

A Washington-based conservative group is asking a federal court to reject an Arkansas Supreme Court justice's attempt to halt its attack ads and mailers against her.

Courtney Goodson Sues Again to Stop Outside Attack Ads

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/26/2018 7:31 am

Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Courtney Goodson sues to block a Washington-based conservative group's attack ads and mailers.

Group Spends $1.1M Against Courtney Goodson

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/25/2018 6:45 am

A Washington-based group says it's spent $1.1 million so far this fall on mailers and TV ads in the race to oust a Supreme Court justice in Arkansas, including a new spot similar to one by another group that a state judge temporarily blocked from airing earlier this year.

Arkansas Justices Challenge Ethics Charges Over Wendell Griffen's Case

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/18/2018 6:44 am

Five Arkansas Supreme Court justices on Wednesday challenged efforts to sanction them over the court's decision to prohibit a judge who participated in an anti-death penalty demonstration from hearing any execution-related cases.

Kavanaugh Fight Mirrors Races for State Supreme Courts, Including in Arkansas

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/2/2018 10:49 am

The bitterly partisan fight over President Donald Trump's pick for the nation's highest court, and the questions it has raised about the judiciary's independence, mirror what voters are seeing in state supreme court races around the country.

Arkansas Justices Face Ethics Charges Over Wendell Griffen Case

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 9/21/2018 6:43 am

A disciplinary panel filed ethics charges Thursday against six Arkansas Supreme Court justices over their decision to prohibit a judge who participated in an anti-death penalty demonstration from handling any execution-related cases.

Comcast Dropping Appeal Over Blocked Ad Against Courtney Goodson

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 8/3/2018 7:09 am

A cable provider in Arkansas said Thursday it will no longer appeal a ruling that prevented it from airing a conservative group's attack ad against a state Supreme Court justice seeking re-election.

Bitter, Expensive Fight for Arkansas Court Seat to Drag On

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/23/2018 7:00 am

A bitter and expensive fight for an Arkansas Supreme Court seat that drew more than $1 million in outside spending and a flurry of attack ads will drag on for another six months.

Stay Suspicious II (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 5/21/2018 12:00 am

Judge Doug Martin’s failure to recuse himself from Courtney Goodson's case at the start undercuts faith in the judicial system and is just as worrisome as the dark money seeking to influence the Supreme Court election.

More Ads Bashing Arkansas Justice Seeking Re-election Halted

by Associated Press 5/18/2018 3:32 pm

A second Arkansas judge has prevented TV stations from airing a conservative group's ad attacking a state Supreme Court justice who is running for re-election.

TV Stations Challenge Order Blocking Ads Against Courtney Goodson

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/17/2018 11:23 am

The owner of two Arkansas TV stations is challenging a judge's order blocking them from airing a conservative group's ad attacking a state Supreme Court justice seeking re-election.

In Northwest Arkansas, Judge Halts Ad Bashing Courtney Goodson

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/16/2018 6:55 am

A northwest Arkansas judge temporarily blocked some TV stations from running a conservative group's ad targeting a state Supreme Court justice seeking re-election.

Courtney Goodson Sues to Block Group's Ads

by Associated Press 5/14/2018 2:46 pm

An Arkansas Supreme Court justice files a lawsuit to block a conservative group's TV ads targeting her re-election bid.

Stay Suspicious (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 5/14/2018 12:00 am

So-called dark money has again made its presence known in the race for Arkansas Supreme Court, and it’s just as noxious as it was two years ago.