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Some Lawyers Decry Delays in Civil Trials

Some Lawyers Decry Delays in Civil Trials

Health CareLegal

Attorney Carter Stein is concerned about the lack of civil jury trials in Arkansas state courts since the middle of March, when the coronavirus began to overwhelm the state and country. read more >

Man Acquitted For Destroying 2nd Ten Commandments Monument

Man Acquitted For Destroying 2nd Ten Commandments Monument

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A man who destroyed a Ten Commandments monument outside of Oklahoma's state Capitol was acquitted Thursday of destroying another one three years later outside of Arkansas', with the judge citing evidence that the man suffers from a mental disease or defect. read more >

Heirs of Homer's Restaurant Settle Lawsuit

Heirs of Homer's Restaurant Settle Lawsuit

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An ugly legal dispute involving the family of the late Homer Connell, founder of Homer’s Restaurant in east Little Rock, has been settled, according to a filing in Pulaski County Circuit Court. read more >

Foreclosure Surprised Regions Building Owners

Foreclosure Surprised Regions Building Owners

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An attorney for the owners of the 30-story Regions Center in downtown Little Rock said recently that he had no indication that a foreclosure lawsuit was being filed against the property. read more >

Judge Approves Sale of John Rogers Photos

Judge Approves Sale of John Rogers Photos

Banking & FinanceLegalCover Story

One of the historic treasures of early 20th century major league baseball is headed toward the auction block, but conflicting claims on the famed Conlon Collection still await courtroom resolution. read more >

Corbin: Arkansas Court Voted to Strike Marriage Ban

Corbin: Arkansas Court Voted to Strike Marriage Ban

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The Arkansas Supreme Court voted to find the state's gay marriage ban was unconstitutional but never issued its ruling months before same-sex marriage was legalized nationwide, a former state justice said in a recently published interview. read more >

Snapshot: A Guide to John Rogers' Legal Problems

Snapshot: A Guide to John Rogers' Legal Problems

Banking & FinanceLegalCover Story

After federal agents came calling at his business and home on Jan. 28, 2014, John Rogers lost control of his chaotic financial world. The known claims against the photo and sports memorabilia dealer total more than $45 million, not counting $49 million in requested punitive damages. read more >

Judge: Arkansas Must Recognize Last Year's Same-Sex Marriages

Judge: Arkansas Must Recognize Last Year's Same-Sex Marriages

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Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen has ordered Arkansas officials to recognize over 500 same-sex marriages performed in the state last year, a move that will let the couples enjoy benefits such as filing taxes jointly. Republican Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, who has vowed to defend the state's gay marriage ban, did not say whether she would seek a stay of the ruling. read more >

New Offer Ready, But Will Money Materialize for John Rogers Collection?

New Offer Ready, But Will Money Materialize for John Rogers Collection?

Banking & FinanceLegalCover Story

John Rogers has been working closely with a would-be buyer of his former sports memorabilia and photo archive, according to a sworn deposition given by one of his many creditors. The proposal, $28 million in cash plus stock, is awaiting court review. It isn’t the first problematic business deal visited on Arkansas by Tim Holly and his Red Alert Media Matrix Inc. read more >