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Linda Satter

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Federal Courts reporter

Federal Courts reporter

Recent Stories by Linda Satter

Anti-union disclosures defended

posted: 04/30/2016 3:45 a.m. Discuss

In response to an Arkansas federal lawsuit challenging the recent expansion of financial disclosure rules targeting anti-union activities, the U.S. Department of Labor argues the change is fair and in the public interest.

Arkansas man convicted of carjacking admits to nearly killing uncle in ’13

posted: 04/29/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

A Little Rock man who was set for trial Wednesday admitted a day earlier that in 2013, when he was 17, he shot his uncle multiple times in the torso, seriously wounding him, during an argument at the Acme Motel.

Planned Parenthood: Amend abortion pill suit challenging Arkansas law

posted: 04/29/2016 2:28 a.m. Discuss

In light of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's decision late last month to update its protocol for administering medication abortions, Planned Parenthood is asking to amend its lawsuit challenging an Arkansas law.

FBI agents arrest Pulaski County sheriff's employee accused in fraud case

posted: 04/28/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 2

A 25-year veteran of the Pulaski County sheriff's office was arrested Wednesday by FBI agents when he showed up for work.

In Little Rock tenant's killing, 2 settle with son

posted: 04/28/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

As a May 9 trial date draws near for two Little Rock police officers accused of violating a man's civil rights when he was shot and killed inside his Little Rock apartment in late 2010, a notice filed Wednesday says the apartment complex and its owner have settled their part of the case.

Officer, Little Rock sued over fatal shooting of teen burglary suspect

posted: 04/27/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 13

Exactly three years after a Little Rock police officer shot and killed an 18-year-old breaking-and-entering suspect after a lengthy foot chase that began near Forest Heights Middle School, the mother of the slain man, Kenzell Hobbs, has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in federal court.

Suit blames Marianna, officers in man's death

posted: 04/27/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

A lawsuit filed in federal court in Helena-West Helena accuses the city of Marianna and several police officers of improperly executing a warrant on the afternoon of April 26, 2013, which led one of the officers to shoot a man, who later died.

House-fire award raised to $781,315

posted: 04/26/2016 3:05 a.m. Discuss

As of Monday, Metropolitan Property & Casualty Insurance Co. of Rhode Island owes $781,315 for denying a claim stemming from a 2011 fire that destroyed a Conway County family's home.

Witness's death not cause to end case against Arkansas businessman, U.S. argues

posted: 04/23/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Ted Suhl's argument that federal charges against him should be dropped because they weren't filed until after the death of a witness who would have exculpated him are "pure speculation" and should be discounted, government attorneys say.

Judge: Realtor killer Arron Lewis not believable in injury suit

posted: 04/21/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

A federal judge Wednesday described convicted murderer Arron Lewis as intelligent but "not believable" in ruling in favor of two Pulaski County sheriff's deputies whom Lewis accused in a lawsuit of using excessive force against him after his 2014 arrest.

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