- Court: Lawyer whiffing at trial doesn't warrant new hearing Updated: Feb-04-16 5:59 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A death row inmate isn't entitled to a new sentencing hearing just because his trial lawyer said he may have delivered "one of the worst" closing arguments of his career, the Arkansas Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
- Supreme Court ruling could affect 50 Arkansas inmates Updated: Jan-25-16 8:16 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A U.S. Supreme Court ruling issued Monday will allow more than 50 Arkansas inmates serving life sentences without parole for murders they committed as juveniles a chance to one day be free, but how that will happen is still in question.
- Nonprofit urging Arkansas judicial hopefuls to sign pledge Updated: Jan-21-16 4:31 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - A nonprofit backed by two former Arkansas Supreme Court justices is urging judicial candidates to disavow "false" communications on their behalf by outside groups in their races.
- Former Arkansas chief justice Hannah dies at age 71 Updated: Jan-14-16 7:05 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Former Arkansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Jim Hannah, who led the court for a decade as it tackled high-profile cases involving voter ID, gay marriage and school funding, died Thursday, the court announced. He was 71.