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Arkansas Supreme Court Strikes Down Voter ID Law

by Associated Press 10/15/2014 4:47 pm

Arkansas' highest court on Wednesday struck down a state law that requires voters to show photo identification before casting a ballot, ruling the requirement unconstitutional just days before early voting begins for the Nov. 4 election.

Supreme Court Justices Signal Skepticism on Voter ID (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/5/2014 1:54 pm

If their questions during oral arguments last week are any indication, some Arkansas Supreme Court justices are skeptical about the idea that the state's voter ID law amounts to merely a verification of registration and not a new requirement for casting a ballot.

Arkansas Supreme Court Justices Weigh Voter ID Requirement

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/2/2014 1:49 pm

Arkansas Supreme Court justices on Thursday questioned whether the state's constitution allows for requiring voters to show photo identification before casting a ballot as they heard arguments on whether the voter ID law should be upheld.

Lawsuit Hits Nerve for Former Friends Fighting Over Medical Fees Earned

by Mark Friedman 9/1/2014 12:00 am

A legal case between Dr. Eren Erdem and Dr. Scott Schlesinger serves as a cautionary tale about the importance of having a contract in place and how quickly a friendship can sour when money is involved.

ACLU Asks Court to Uphold Arkansas Voter ID Ruling

by Jill Bleed, The Associated Press 8/11/2014 3:49 pm

The American Civil Liberties Union of Arkansas asked the state's highest court on Monday to uphold a judge's ruling that found Arkansas' new voter identification law unconstitutional.

Secretary of State: Don't Block Voter ID Law

by Associated Press 7/10/2014 9:43 am

Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin's office is asking a judge to deny a request to block a voter ID law, saying it would cause "irreparable harm" to the state.

ACLU Asks Judge Tim Fox to Block Voter ID Law

by Associated Press 6/24/2014 1:31 pm

A civil liberties group asked an Arkansas judge Tuesday to block the state from enforcing its voter ID law, saying more than 1,000 people were disenfranchised during last month's primary election because of the requirement to show photo identification before casting a ballot.

Judge Keeps Stay on Voter ID Ruling

by Associated Press 5/23/2014 2:35 pm

An Arkansas judge is — for now — keeping a stay on his ruling against a new state law requiring voters to show photo identification before casting a ballot.

Problems Alleged in Arkansas Voter ID Requirement

by Chuck Bartels, The Associated Press 5/22/2014 7:32 am

The group that sued to challenge Arkansas' law requiring voters to show identification at the polls said Wednesday it is investigating complaints that voters were wrongly prevented from casting ballots in the primary election.

Arkansas Supreme Court: Judge Went Too Far on Voter ID

by Associated Press 5/14/2014 3:41 pm

The Arkansas Supreme Court has tossed out a judge's ruling striking down the state's voter ID law, but stopped short of ruling on the constitutionality of the measure.

Judge Again Finds Arkansas' Voter ID Law Unconstitutional

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/2/2014 2:58 pm

An Arkansas judge on Friday again found the state's new voter ID law to be unconstitutional but said there wasn't enough time to prohibit officials from enforcing it during this month's primary election.

Hearing Today On Challenge to Arkansas Voter ID Law

by Associated Press 5/2/2014 8:41 am

Two courts are considering challenges to Arkansas' new voter ID law as early voting approaches for the state's May 20 primary.

Court Grants Stay in Arkansas Voter ID Ruling

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/30/2014 1:24 pm

Arkansas' highest court on Tuesday temporarily stayed a judge's ruling striking down the state's new voter ID law, saying it wants arguments by the end of the week on whether the restriction should remain in place.

Arkansas Election Board Seeks Stay of Voter ID Ruling

by Associated Press 4/28/2014 4:30 pm

With early voting for the May primary set to begin next week, the Arkansas State Board of Election Commissioners and the state's Republican Party asked the Arkansas Supreme Court on Monday for an emergency stay of a judge's ruling that found the state's new voter ID requirement unconstitutional.

Parties Eye Boost From Voter ID Debate (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/27/2014 11:26 am

Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox's decision to strike down Arkansas' voter ID law complicates planning for a primary that would have been the first statewide test of new voting restrictions, and reopens a debate that Democrats and Republicans both see as having an upside in this fall's election.

Dustin McDaniel Files Notice of Appeal in Voter ID Case

by Associated Press 4/25/2014 4:19 pm

Arkansas' attorney general told a state judge on Friday he plans to appeal a decision that struck down a new voter ID law, while a civil liberties group said it will move forward with a separate challenge to the requirement.

Judge Tim Fox Strikes Down Arkansas Voter ID Law

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/24/2014 4:35 pm

A state judge has struck down Arkansas' Voter ID law, saying it illegally adds a requirement that voters must meet before casting a ballot. In a decision Thursday, Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox declared the 2013 law void and unenforceable.

Ruling: Faulkner County Judge Can Remain on Ballot

by Associated Press 4/16/2014 8:35 am

Another Arkansas judge has been ruled eligible for office after his candidacy was challenged because of a temporary license suspension.

Arkansas GOP to Intervene in Voter ID Lawsuit

by Associated Press 4/14/2014 9:26 am

A state judge is allowing the Arkansas Republican Party to intervene in a lawsuit over the way absentee ballots are handled under a new voter ID law.

Petition Questions Judge Tim Fox's Candidacy

by Lee Hogan 4/3/2014 10:37 am

A petition filed Wednesday in Pulaski County Circuit Court questions Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox's candidacy. The petition cites a suspension of Fox's law license in 2013 for failure to pay annual dues.