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No right in constitution for Arkansans to sue government, justices decide

By John Moritz

This article was published January 19, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

Chief Justice John Dan Kemp

Josephine Hart

Karen Baker

Arkansans have no right to file a lawsuit against their state government, even where the Legislature has given them permission to, the Arkansas Supreme Court ruled in a split decision Thursday that overturned two decades of case law.

Josephine Hart

Karen Baker

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Print Headline: High court affirms state's immunity; No right in constitution for Arkansans to sue government, justices decide 5-2

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hah406 says... January 19, 2018 at 8:50 a.m.

Dearest legislators: This cries out for a constitutional amendment. The claims commission has a history of being one-sided.

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