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Ex-Judge Joseph Boeckmann Indicted on Fraud, Bribery Charges

by Claudia Lauer, Associated Press 10/17/2016 1:38 pm

A former Arkansas judge accused of giving lighter sentences to defendants in exchange for nude photos and sexual acts has been indicted on federal fraud and bribery charges, according to a federal indictment unsealed Monday.

Third Walnut Ridge Defendant Gets Shorter Sentence, Co-Conspirators May Benefit

by Gwen Moritz 9/30/2016 4:06 pm

Sharp-eyed lawyering resulted in a shorter prison term for Peggy Sutton, the last of three defendants to be sentenced for stealing almost $4 million from First National Bank of Lawrence County, and it could bode well for her co-conspirators.

Arkansas Says It Has All Drugs Needed for Executions

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 7/13/2016 6:48 am

Arkansas said Tuesday that it has a new supply of a drug used for lethal injections that had expired last month, potentially clearing the way for the state to resume executions after a decade-long hiatus.

Arkansas Execution Drug Expiring, Governor Says Find More

by Claudia Lauer, Associated Press 7/1/2016 7:33 am

Arkansas' stockpile of a paralytic drug needed for the executions of eight death row inmates will expire at midnight Thursday, leaving the state without a means to resume executions for the first time in a decade.

Supreme Court Ruling Could Affect 50 Arkansas Inmates

by Associated Press 1/26/2016 6:44 am

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling issued Monday will allow more than 50 Arkansas inmates serving life sentences without parole for murders they committed as juveniles a chance to one day be free, but how that will happen is still in question.

Arkansas to Add Case to Growing List in Juvenile Appeals

by Claudia Lauer, The Associated Press 11/30/2015 7:14 am

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to add an Arkansas case to the growing list of appeals asking whether a 2012 ruling that struck down mandatory life without parole sentences for juveniles convicted of murder should be applied retroactively.

Forensic Audit Ordered But No Answers Yet in Turner Grain Collapse

by Mark Friedman 10/12/2015 12:00 am

More than a year after the collapse of Turner Grain Merchandising Inc., farmers and other creditors still don’t know what happened to tens of millions of their dollars.

Asa Hutchinson Signs Lethal Injection Measure; Lawsuit Filed

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/7/2015 6:51 am

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Monday approved legislation aimed at restarting executions after a decade-long lull, prompting several death row inmates to ask a court to strike the measure down.

Arkansas Senate Committee Backs Prison Overhaul Bill

by Associated Press 2/26/2015 7:15 am

A key component of Gov. Asa Hutchinson's plan to overhaul the state prison system and reduce an inmate backlog received bipartisan support from a Senate committee Wednesday.

Massage Therapist Pleads Guilty, Will Testify Against Barrows

by Mark Friedman 5/5/2014 12:00 am

Billy Marc Young, the Conway massage therapist who allegedly helped perpetuate a health care fraud, has taken a plea deal and will testify for the prosecution of Drs. Robert Barrow and Angela Barrow.

Andrea Davis' Law License Suspended

by Mark Friedman 2/21/2014 3:54 pm

The Hot Springs attorney who was involved in an "inappropriate" relationship with Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel in 2012 has had her law license suspended.