Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders could end up appointing two new Arkansas Supreme Court Justices this year, depending on the outcome of two races.
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Mujera Benjamin Lung’aho will serve 5 1/2 years for setting police cars ablaze. Three other defendants will serve 18 months each.
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Plaintiffs attorney Ali Noland blasted the decision, saying the various concurring opinions used "various legal gymnastics to get to [the] desired outcome."
Three groups including The Innocence Project have joined Damien Echols' effort to get new DNA testing on shoelaces used to hogtie victims.
The governor has appointed a Republican lawyer from Perryville as a special justice in the LEARNS case now before the state Supreme Court.
That schedule means the court won't rule on the LEARNS case until the law is already in effect, presumably.
No matter how normal these power-hungry politics begin to feel, Arkansans do not have to stand for it.
Sarah Dunklin, who's challenging Joseph Wood in a contest for the chairmanship of the Republican Party of Arkansas, has a wacky history as a QAnon true believer.
A judge's order Friday would seem to have halted implementation of LEARNS. But the AG said the ruling "doesn’t order the [Education] Department to halt anything."
Hiland, a former federal prosecutor from Conway, will hold the seat until 2025. Voters will choose his successor in an election next year.
Legislature hears from State Police about increased incidence of vehicle pursuits and crash technique
State Police said lawlessness is on the rise on state highways and legislators cheered vigorous efforts to combat it, including a technique that wrecks suspect cars to end chases.