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Judge Keeps Texarkana Case In Federal Court

by Mark Friedman 9/2/2013 12:00 am

The potential class-action case that was the subject of a pivotal ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court will be staying in federal court, another blow to the plaintiffs' attorneys who had hoped to continue the case in the historically friendly confines of Miller County Circuit Court.

Brandon Barber Co-Defendant James Van Doren Set For Plea Change Hearing

by Chris Bahn 8/21/2013 02:30 pm

James Van Doren, a co-defendant in a federal indictment involving former northwest Arkansas developer Brandon Barber, is set for a plea change hearing on Friday.

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.