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Linda Satter

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Recent Stories by Linda Satter

Filing shows bid to disbar central Arkansas lawyer accused of 176 professional conduct violations

updated: 05/21/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 5

The director of a state panel that regulates attorneys revealed in a court filing last week that the panel wants to disbar a Maumelle attorney who is accused of committing 176 violations of the Arkansas Rules of Professional Conduct.

Sister of woman killed in crash with state police patrol car files suit

posted: 05/19/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

The sister of a 26-year-old Hot Springs woman who was killed in 2016 when a car in which she was riding was struck by a speeding state trooper who had his lights and siren turned off has sued the now-retired trooper and the director of the Arkansas State Police.

Arkansas man, son sentenced for bomb possession

posted: 05/18/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 2

A father and son's adventure with explosives in December 2016 resulted in both of them being sentenced this week to federal prison terms.

7 Arkansas Supreme Court justices cite error, get a stay

posted: 05/17/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

A federal judge agreed Wednesday to temporarily halt the pretrial information-gathering process in a lawsuit that a Pulaski County circuit judge, Wendell Griffen, has pending against the seven justices of the Arkansas Supreme Court.

Order halts information-gathering in Arkansas judge's lawsuit against high court justices

posted: 05/16/2018 3:11 p.m. Discuss

A federal judge has temporarily put the brakes on pre-trial information-gathering in Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen’s pending lawsuit against the justices of the Arkansas Supreme Court.

Arkansas school district told to allow return of boy suspended after social media remarks, photo with gun

posted: 05/16/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 7

With only a week of classes remaining before summer break, a federal judge has ordered the Vilonia School District to follow a state hearing officer's directive and return a suspended ninth-grade special-education student to classes.

Acquitted ex-Arkansas bank exec loses bid to get legal fees

posted: 05/10/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

A former One Bank & Trust executive who was acquitted of bank fraud charges in late 2016 after a three-week jury trial has lost an attempt to force the U.S. attorney's office to compensate him for his legal fees.

3 judges assigned to redistricting suit

posted: 05/08/2018 2:26 a.m. Discuss

A three-judge panel was appointed last week in the Eastern District of Arkansas to preside over a lawsuit challenging the way Arkansas lawmakers enacted a legislative redistricting plan in 2011.

Arkansas Supreme Court justices' bid said to draw interest

posted: 05/04/2018 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

A federal appeals court has indicated a "serious level of interest" in a request that it intervene in a case pending before a lower court to keep Arkansas' seven Supreme Court justices from having to testify about their internal deliberations, according to documents filed Thursday.

PHOTOS: Decades-old Little Rock eatery called total loss after fire

posted: 05/02/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 3

Under the hot Tuesday afternoon sun, Daniel Haase peered across the street at the charred remains of his Little Rock eatery.






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