Tagged: Legal

Arkansas Soap Opera (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Arkansas Soap Opera (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionLegalEditor's Note

I’ve accepted another invitation to speak to the Arkansas chapter of the Certified Fraud Examiners. I thought I’d have to scramble for material, but the hearing into former state Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson’s motion to suppress evidence in his federal criminal case feels like manna from heaven. read more >

Group to Challenge New Eye Surgery Law

Group to Challenge New Eye Surgery Law

Health CareLegal

A coalition of medical doctors called Safe Surgery Arkansas announced Tuesday the formation of a ballot question committee to coordinate a statewide referendum challenging Act 579 of 2019. read more >

Liquor Stores Get Ratio Raised

Liquor Stores Get Ratio Raised

WhispersLegal

The Arkansas General Assembly can be a busy place when it’s in session, and sometimes new laws can get overlooked. One such is Act 571 of 2019. read more >

A Little Side Hustle (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

A Little Side Hustle (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionHealth CareLegalEditor's Note

If it’s absolutely legal and ethical and in the state’s best interest for the Crime Lab to contract with a company owned by its assistant director, and if no bidding is necessary on the specific item being purchased, why pay extra for a middleman? read more >

Arkansas Cities Seek to Create 'Entertainment Districts'

Arkansas Cities Seek to Create 'Entertainment Districts'

LegalRestaurants & FoodCover Story

A number of Arkansas cities — including El Dorado, Little Rock, Pine Bluff and Texarkana — are either considering or are taking steps toward creating “entertainment districts” that would allow the open carry of alcohol. read more >

Lawyer: Ignoring NLRB Action Risks Lawsuits, Investigation

Lawyer: Ignoring NLRB Action Risks Lawsuits, Investigation

LegalTransportation

Private-sector employers in Arkansas need to be aware of what the National Labor Relations Board is doing, because not knowing exposes them to litigation from employees or former employees and to costly disruptions that can come from NLRB investigations. read more >