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The Arkansas Supreme Court has dismissed a lawsuit against the state brought by Justin Harris, the former Republican state representative from West Fork best known for a tragically botched adoption of two young girls that came to light in 2015. The justices said the complaint was barred by sovereign immunity.
Little Rock Chef Matt Bell is selling South on Main to new ownership and will be taking over as executive chef at Gray & Dudley in Nashville; Chris Peterson named athletic director at UAPB; ACLU seeks release of evidence it says could exonerate Ledell Lee, executed in 2017; Pay bump approved for legislators and constitutional officers & the Trump impeachment trial rolls on.
The American Civil Liberties Union and other advocacy groups today filed a lawsuit on behalf of Patricia Young, the sister of Ledell Lee, seeking the release of crime scene materials that they argue could exonerate Lee.
The Nashville Scene reports that Little Rock Chef Matt Bell is selling South on Main to new ownership and will be taking over as executive chef at Gray & Dudley in Nashville. Bell is set to begin at the restaurant, part of the city's 21c Hotel, in February.
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff today announced that Chris Peterson has been selected as its new vice chancellor and director of athletics. Peterson was previously the athletic director at UA-Little Rock for fourteen years before leaving in controversy in 2014.
Leslie Rutledge joins 20 other GOP attorneys general in attacking House impeachment articles; Hunter Biden ordered to appear in court to answer alleged contempt charge & demonstrators interrupt Fayetteville City Council meeting in protest over ICE detention.
Rutledge, long one of Trump's most obsequious jesters in the court of cable news, joined 20 other GOP attorneys general in filing a "friend of the Senate" letter arguing that the articles of impeachment against President Trump are legally flawed.
Independence County Circuit Judge Holly Heyer yesterday ordered Hunter Biden to appear in court on Jan. 29 to answer a motion for contempt filed against him by Lunden Alexis Roberts, who is suing Biden for child support in a paternity case.