Tagged: Kristine Baker

Criminal Case for Physician Set for January

Criminal Case for Physician Set for January

Health CareLegal

The Arkansas State Medical Board is keeping a close eye on the pending federal criminal case of a doctor charged in connection with a multimillion-dollar fraud scheme involving prescription drugs. read more >

Right Goal, Wrong Path (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

Right Goal, Wrong Path (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

OpinionHealth CareLegalEditor's Note

We didn’t know then — how could we? — that Dr. Ben Burris put then-state Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson on a $5,000-a-month retainer to champion Burris’ orthodontic agenda. That, needless to say, is not how representative democracy is supposed to work, even if the goal is worthy. read more >

Change of Plea Hearing Set for Jeremy Hutchinson

Change of Plea Hearing Set for Jeremy Hutchinson

Legal

Former state Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson has apparently struck a plea deal with federal prosecutors in Little Rock even before receiving a ruling on his motion to dismiss the indictment or suppress evidence handed over by his former mistress. read more >

Judge Hears Arguments in Challenge to Arkansas Abortion Laws

Judge Hears Arguments in Challenge to Arkansas Abortion Laws

Health CareLegal

Abortion rights supporters said Thursday four new Arkansas laws they're trying to block would create unnecessary delays for women seeking the procedure and could effectively require a partner's consent beforehand, while the state argued the groups are coming up with problems that don't exist in the new restrictions. read more >

Supplier: Drug Sold to Arkansas Not Intended for Executions

Supplier: Drug Sold to Arkansas Not Intended for Executions

Health CareLegal

A judge was weighing Friday whether to block Arkansas' seven upcoming executions, set to begin next week, as a medical supplier said one of the three drugs the state plans to use to put the prisoners to death wasn't sold to be used for lethal injection. read more >

NFL's Darren McFadden Learns Lesson From Financial Fumble

NFL's Darren McFadden Learns Lesson From Financial Fumble

LegalCover Story

In June, Dallas Cowboys running back Darren McFadden filed a lawsuit accusing his former family friend and financial adviser, Michael Vick of Pulaski County, of “gross incompetence, self-dealing and outright theft” of more than $15 million. read more >