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Linda Satter

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Federal Courts reporter

Federal Courts reporter

Recent Stories by Linda Satter

Kin of man slain in 2008 by LR officers refile suit

posted: 04/25/2015 2:51 a.m. Discuss

The family of a Sherwood man who was fatally shot by Little Rock police on July 16, 2008, refiled on Friday a federal lawsuit alleging that officers used unnecessary deadly force, a year after dropping the case under a provision allowing it to be refiled.

Ex-letter carrier pleads guilty to stealing mail

posted: 04/15/2015 3:07 a.m. Discuss

When complaints about lost mail led to a whodunit at the Bee Branch post office last year, the U.S. Postal Service used a piece of rigged mail to capture the culprit -- who turned out to be the mail lady herself.

AG files to transfer execution-drug suit

posted: 04/11/2015 3:14 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas attorney general's office on Friday sought to transfer an inmate lawsuit challenging the legality of a new execution law from Pulaski County Circuit Court to federal court.

Appeals court sets date for gay-marriage case

posted: 04/10/2015 3:17 a.m. Discuss

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, based in St. Louis, on Thursday scheduled oral arguments on Arkansas' federal same-sex marriage case for May 12 in Omaha, Neb.

Decision to throw out suit affirmed

posted: 04/10/2015 3:04 a.m. Discuss

A panel of appellate judges disagreed Thursday about whether an Arkansas prison inmate was entitled to a hearing on his complaint that a visual body-cavity inspection by prison guards violated his Fourth Amendment rights.

Dermott woman 4th indicted in U.S. probe

posted: 04/09/2015 3:22 a.m. Discuss

A fourth person was indicted Wednesday on charges of participating in a conspiracy to steal federal money earmarked to feed hungry children.

Toss IRS suit, LR duo ask judge

posted: 04/08/2015 3:31 a.m. Discuss

A Little Rock couple have asked a judge to throw out a federal lawsuit through which the Internal Revenue Service claims the couple should surrender millions of dollars' worth of property that the agency says is tied to a fraud scheme.

Justices detach issue on nuptials

posted: 04/03/2015 3:58 a.m. Comment 1

The same-sex marriage case pending before the Arkansas Supreme Court took an unusual turn Thursday when the court announced that a dispute about whether to hold a second round of oral arguments would now proceed as its own, separate case.

Sherwood doctor faces federal suit

posted: 04/03/2015 3:18 a.m. Discuss

Nearly two months after a Sherwood doctor agreed to reimburse the Arkansas State Medical Board $20,000 in return for it dropping findings that he violated state law and board regulations by over-prescribing pain medication and failing to keep proper records, the United States is suing him under federal law.

Justices detach issue on same-sex marriage

posted: 04/03/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

LITTLE ROCK -- The same-sex marriage case pending before the Arkansas Supreme Court took an unusual turn Thursday when the court announced a dispute about whether to hold a second round of arguments would proceed as its own, separate case.

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