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Court rejects Arkansas attorney general's request, won't pull prosecutor from opioid suit

By Amanda Claire Curcio

This article was published April 7, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is shown on Thursday, March 1, 2018, at the State Capitol in Little Rock.



Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington is shown in this file photo.

In a unanimous decision Friday, the Arkansas Supreme Court denied the attorney general's demand that a prosecuting attorney drop a lawsuit against opioid-makers that's similar to her own.



Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington is shown in this file photo.

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Print Headline: Opioid suit bid by AG rejected

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TimberTopper says... April 7, 2018 at 8:41 a.m.

Was she trying to do away with someone's right to sue other than herself?

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KnuckleBall says... April 7, 2018 at 11:05 a.m.

Typical for our AG, she lost another one...!!!! Keeping her track record..

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doggod says... April 7, 2018 at 11:22 a.m.

I would like some investigative reporter to tally up how much money she has cost us over the years.

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DerbiRider says... April 7, 2018 at 1:30 p.m.

So I guess doctors that wrote the scripts will just get off Scott Free?

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skeptic1 says... April 7, 2018 at 1:47 p.m.

No one has ever accused Leslie Rutledge of being a legal scholar.

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