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Judge Gives Arkansas 2 Weeks to Respond in Medicaid Lawsuit

by Associated Press 10/14/2015 11:29 am

A federal judge is giving Arkansas two weeks to respond to an effort to expand the lawsuit challenging the state's decision to cut off Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood.

Planned Parenthood’s Legal Victories

by Mark Friedman 9/28/2015 12:00 am

Planned Parenthood continued its legal successes this month against states that attempt to cut its funding.

Judge Reinstates Arkansas' Planned Parenthood Contract

by Associated Press 9/18/2015 6:46 pm

A federal judge on Friday ordered Arkansas to temporarily reinstate its Medicaid contract with Planned Parenthood after the state blocked funding over concerns about secretly recorded videos released by an anti-abortion group.

US Judge Won't Lift Stay in Arkansas Gay Marriage Lawsuit

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 3/4/2015 11:24 am

A federal judge says she won't allow same-sex marriages in Arkansas while the issue is pending before an appeals court.

Arkansas AG Opposes Effort to Lift Stay in Gay Marriage Case

by Associated Press 3/3/2015 6:54 am

The Arkansas attorney general's office on Monday asked a federal judge who struck down the state's gay marriage ban as unconstitutional to not allow same-sex couples to wed while the ruling is being appealed.

Dustin McDaniel: Appeal Coming in Gay Marriage Case

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 12/23/2014 2:07 pm

Arkansas' attorney general says he will appeal a federal judge's ruling that voters were wrong to ban gay marriage during a referendum 10 years ago.

State Court Signals Ruling on Marriage (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/23/2014 12:03 pm

As he urged Arkansas' highest court to strike down the state's ban on gay marriage last week, attorney Jack Wagoner tried to illustrate just how much the national landscape had changed since he filed a lawsuit last year on behalf of 20 same-sex couples.

Rulings Offer Hope For Same-Sex Couples

by Mark Friedman 2/24/2014 12:00 am

A Little Rock attorney challenging the Arkansas Constitution’s ban on same-sex marriage said the recent string of federal rulings striking down same-sex marriage prohibitions gives him hope that the same will happen in Arkansas.

Judge Leon Holmes Recuses From Arkansas Gay Marriage Lawsuit

by Associated Press 7/19/2013 7:43 am

A federal judge is recusing from a case challenging Arkansas' ban on gay marriage, citing friendships with supporters of the amendment that voters approved banning same-sex unions.

2 Former 40 Under 40 Honorees Now Behind the Bench

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/17/2013 12:00 am

40 Under 40 has also spotted a lot of legal talent over the years as well, but two past honorees are especially Honorable these days.