Arkansas Supreme Court Hears New Challenge to Proposed Tobacco Plan
- Valedictorians Suing State of Arkansas. // Black Issues in Higher Education;09/28/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 16, p14
Focuses on the lawsuit filed by two African American high school valedictorians against the state of Arkansas for practicing racial discrimination in the way it chooses elite students for scholarships. Details of the case; Purpose of the lawsuit.
- Creationism in the United States. Moore, Randy // American Biology Teacher (National Association of Biology Teache;Nov/Dec98, Vol. 60 Issue 9, p650
Looks at the issue of banning the teaching of evolution in Arkansas and how the anti-evolution law reaches the United States Supreme Court. How the efforts to pass an anti-evolution law in Arkansas started; Attempts to repeal the anti-evolution law; How the news of Susan Epperson's lawsuit...
- Arkansas Supreme Court rules gays should be foster parents. // Contemporary Sexuality;Sep2006, Vol. 40 Issue 9, p9
The article reports on the Arkansan Supreme Court ruling that gays and lesbian should be allowed to become foster parents in a 7-0 decision. The court ruled that no correlation exists between homosexuality and the health, welfare and safety of foster children. The court decision ensued from the...
- High court levels the field. Baran, Mark R. // ABA Banking Journal;Nov97, Vol. 89 Issue 11, p51
Discusses the role of the US Supreme Court decision in `State of Arkansas v. Farm Credit Services of Central Arkansas, PCA, et al' in leveling the field between agricultural banks and production credit associations (PCA). Farm lending operation by PCAs; Status of PCAs' claim for tax exemption...
- Criminal Law--Arkansas Supreme Court Defines "In Custody" Element of Second-Degree Escape Charge. // Arkansas Law Review (1968-present);2012, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p168
The article offers information on Magness v. State related to second-degree escape for a person who is released on a bed-space bond. It mentions that Magness who was convicted of two non-violent crimes was released on a bond of 25,000 U.S. dollars until the bed space become available in Arkansas...
- Wal-Mart, Walgreens sue to block Arkansas Rx plan. Frederick, James // Drug Store News;5/22/2000, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p10
Reports on the lawsuit filed by Wal-Mart Stores company against its home state of Arkansas over the state's drug reimbursement program for Medicaid recipients. Similar lawsuit filed by Walgreen; Estimated loss revenue from the reimbursement program; Comments from Lee Scott, president of Wal-Mart.
- Clinton Library Gets Day in Court. // American Libraries;May2000, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p26
Discusses the suit brought against Pulaski County, Arkansas, by Eugene Pfeifer III to prevent the county from taking his land to complete a library. His contention that Arkansas' eminent-domain policy does not apply to libraries; Argument of City Attorney Tom Carpenter that the land is intended...
- Arkansas may sue Dow over pollution. // Chemical Market Reporter;12/01/97, Vol. 252 Issue 22, p18
Focuses on the plan of Arkansas to pursue natural resources damage claims against Dow Chemical Co. for alleged water pollution near the Vertec Chemical Corp. in Arkansas. How the first lawsuits filed against Dow was settled; Chemicals manufactured by Vertec; Overview of the case.
- Anti-Gay Foster Care Ban Overturned in Arkansas. Norris, Michelle // Lesbian News;Feb2005, Vol. 30 Issue 7, p14
Reports on the ruling of a circuit court in Arkansas on an anti-gay foster care ban case filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) on behalf of prospective foster parents against the state of Arkansas. Facts of the case; Reasons behind the ruling of the court; Claims of the state...