Circuit Judge Jake Looney of Mena has announced he’ll seek the District 4 state Court of Appeals seat from which Judge John Robbins plans to retire next year.


Looney is a former UA Law School Dean and almost certainly would be the first member of the appellate bench to raise spotted donkeys in his spare time.

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