LITTLE ROCK — A coalition of eight states led by Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has filed an amicus brief to support Midwest Geriatric Management, LLC regarding Title VII protection for sexual orientation.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – A Casper, Wyoming alleges a Springdale, Arkansas business has placed automated calls to her phone without permission.
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) announced a lawsuit June 4 against Walmart Stores East LP for allegations of denying reasonable accommodations to employees who are deaf.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – An Arkansas ballot question committee is challenging the rejection of its proposed amendment to the state's constitution.
Arkansas AG certifies ballot titles for proposals to raise the minimum wage, authorize casino gambling
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) — Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced May 23 that she is certifying ballot titles for proposals to raise the minimum wage, authorize casino gaming and revise the legislative redistricting process.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) - The latest wave of state lawsuits over the opioid crisis illustrates sharp differences emerging in how governments litigate these cases, both in whom they choose to sue and whether private lawyers stand to get a piece of the action.
Arkansas Supreme Court reverses decision made in Arkansas Community Correction case over sovereign immunity claims
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – The Arkansas Supreme Court has reversed and dismissed an order by a circuit court after an appeal from Arkansas Community Correction (ACC) citing sovereign immunity in an Arkansas Whistleblower Act case.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – A teacher from Northridge Middle School lost her appeal against the Van Buren School Board and has had her termination upheld after allegedly slapping two students.
Arkansas Court of Appeals reverses order for Entergy to produce documents to allegedly injured worker
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – The Arkansas Court of Appeals has reversed a decision by the Pope County Circuit Court that granted a man allegedly injured in a nuclear plant accident to receive root-cause evaluations as part of written discovery.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – Another Republican has officially joined forces with the trial bar to sue the makers of prescription painkillers, as Arkansas’ Leslie Rutledge recently filed her anticipated lawsuit through five different private law firms.
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge was a vocal critic of the aggressive litigation tactics her Democratic colleagues used against the oil industry over climate change. But she’s taken a different approach toward the opioid crisis.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge recently announced that her office will retain help from private firms to potentially sue opioid makers - and one of those lawyers is a former attorney general of Mississippi who was a main player in the nationwide tobacco litigation of the 1990s that the opioid litigation is often likened to.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (Legal Newsline) – Customers have filed a class-action lawsuit against a retail gas station chain over allegations it improperly charged money from its customers.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – An appeal from the Pulaski County Circuit Court rules out class certification sought by two customers of a pawn shop in an Arkansas Deceptive Trade Practices suit.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – The Arkansas Supreme Court on Nov. 16 remanded a case back to the Union County Circuit Court asking the lower court for more specifics in a case of employees suing their employer over vacation pay they claimed is owed to them.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – A group of pharmaceutical manufacturers and sellers has moved to dismiss a class action suit filed by a consumer who alleges prescription opioids were fraudulently marketed.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – Controlled beverages retailers in Arkansas are challenging permits that allow grocery stores in the state to sell an expanded selection of wine.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – A consumer has filed a suit against several manufactures and/or sellers of prescription opioids over allegations of misrepresentations about the drugs.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – On June 8, the Arkansas Supreme Court affirmed a $10,000 fine assessed to the city of Little Rock by a circuit judge.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Legal Newsline) – The Arkansas Supreme Court has ruled on the appeal of a public official sued by her former employee over racial discrimination allegations.