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Choosing Arkansas Judges: Elections or Selections?

by Mark Friedman 6/8/2015 12:00 am

Two high-profile cases have brought renewed attention to the question of whether Arkansas' system of electing state Supreme Court justices and Court of Appeals judges needs fixing.

Arkansas House Members Approve Capital Gains Tax Break

by Associated Press 3/25/2015 3:05 pm

Arkansas House members have passed a bill to restore a capital gains tax break that had been reduced to help pay for a middle class income tax cut proposed by Gov. Asa Hutchinson.

Bruce Oakley To Give Turner Grain Money To Judge

by Mark Friedman 8/18/2014 3:28 pm

A North Little Rock company plans to hand over money it owes Turner Grain Merchandising Inc. of Brinkley to a judge to decide how to divide it among Turner's creditors.

Is Our Judicial System Broken? (Brian Ratcliff Commentary)

by Brian H. Ratcliff 6/9/2014 12:00 am

Arkansas must work to preserve its judicial independence or glove up for the constant battle of the branches that will divide our state as we have never seen before.

Arkansas House Votes Jeremy Gillam as Speaker-Designate

by Associated Press 3/19/2014 3:45 pm

Arkansas House members have elected Republican Jeremy Gillam of Judsonia as the legislative chamber's next leader.

Some Hopefuls for Arkansas House Speaker Want Race Delayed

by Associated Press 3/18/2014 3:09 pm

Some candidates running for Arkansas' House speaker position said they'd like to see the race pushed back until they know who has won the chamber's majority in the November election.

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