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Keeping Tabs on the Justices

As high court justices continue to be scrutinized by underfunded agencies, investigations into their finances reveal inconsistencies with judicial ethics. read more >
Robert Holitik's death on May 28 illustrates why the Arkansas Bar Association is examining succession plan practices.
Banking & Finance / Government & Politics / Legal / Small Business

Little Rock Lawyer Dies, Stranding Clients’ Cash

Two of Robert Holitik's newest clients are scrambling to get their retainer money back after Holitik died unexpectedly and without a succession plan for his solo law practice. read more >
The former Mayflower RV location at 87 Interstate Dr. in Mayflower
Construction / Health Care / Insurance / Real Estate / Retail

Mayflower RV Case Awards Defy Precedent, Appeal SaysLock Icon

A $1 million judgment awarded to the widow of a man who died cleaning up debris following the 2014 Mayflower tornado could be the subject of an Arkansas Supreme Court review of decades of legal precedent. read more >
Howard W. Brill made an ethics presentation recently questioning the propriety of lawyers’ use of GoFundMe.
Legal / Media & Marketing

Howard Brill Questions Legal Ethics of GoFundMe

Howard Brill, the renowned University of Arkansas School of Law professor, told a group of attorneys last week that he was troubled by a case involving a Little Rock lawyer who started a GoFundMe campaign to fund a lawsuit. read more >
Wendell Griffen
Government & Politics / Legal

Officials Remove Themselves from Wendell Griffen Investigations

The top two officials for a judicial ethics panel removed themselves from investigations involving Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen. read more >
Courtney Goodson
Government & Politics / Legal

Goodson Announces Bid for Arkansas Chief Justice

Justice Courtney Goodson has launched her bid to lead the Arkansas Supreme Court, vowing to represent "common sense, conservative" values in the post. read more >
Gov. Asa Hutchinson and new Chief Justice Howard Brill.
Education / Government & Politics / Legal

Hutchinson Names Law Professor as New Chief Justice

Long-time University of Arkansas law professor Howard Brill will serve out the term of retiring Arkansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Jim Hannah, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Tuesday. read more >