Tagged: timothy brooks

Baxter County Loses Lawsuit Challenging Nativity Display

by Associated Press 11/12/2015 12:52 pm

A federal judge has ruled that Baxter County in north Arkansas violated the Constitution by displaying a Nativity scene on the courthouse lawn in 2014.

Fayetteville Couple Loses House After Suing Mortgage Trustee

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/21/2015 12:00 am

A Fayetteville couple was hit with a judgment of more than $700,000 and their home was foreclosed on earlier this month because they went to court over which company, if any, should get their mortgage payment.

Jim Bolt Criminal Saga Reveals ‘A Certain Amount Of Genius’

by Gwen Moritz 6/30/2014 12:00 am

A federal judge sentenced James W. Bolt to a sentence 29 months longer than standard sentencing guidelines. It was an acknowledgement that the only way to keep Bolt from breaking the law was to keep him locked up.

Jim Bolt: 100 Months 'Essentially a Life Sentence'

by Gwen Moritz 6/24/2014 11:14 am

U.S. District Judge Timothy Brooks of Fayetteville threw the book at the career criminal because "there's a high likelihood that Mr. Bolt will recidivate."

Testimony: Arvest Bank Was Jim Bolt's Biggest Victim

by Gwen Moritz 6/24/2014 11:04 am

The Fayetteville bank had to make good on a guarantee it issued when Bolt fraudulently claimed $1.9 million in assets held as unclaimed by the state of California, an FBI agent testified Monday.

Bolt Sentenced to 100 Months in Prison; Ordered to Pay $2.5M in Restitution

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/23/2014 2:33 pm

James W. "Jim" Bolt was sentenced to 100 months in federal prison on Monday, and ordered to pay $2.5 million in restitution. Bolt pleaded guilty to mail fraud, wire fraud and money laundering in January.

Who Owns The Rights To Wal-Mart’s Photographs?

by Mark Friedman 5/26/2014 12:00 am

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has sued a Fayetteville photography studio, claiming it owns the rights to photos taken of Sam Walton and his family. Both Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of Bentonville and Helen Huff of Fayetteville can agree that her husband, David Huff, and his father, Robert Huff, both now deceased, took dozens of photos of the retailer’s founder, Sam Walton, and his family.

Timothy Brooks Confirmed to Federal Bench

by Lee Hogan 3/6/2014 8:55 am

Timothy Brooks was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Wednesday to serve as U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Arkansas.