ARKANSAS: I Shorted the Sheriff
- A bit old. // Quill;Apr95, Vol. 83 Issue 3, p6
Reports that the Arkansas Department of Correction has petitioned lawmakers to repeal an unenforced 1913 law that prohibits newspaper reporters from publishing details about the executions of prisoners.
- Arkansas Counties Putting Pressure on State for Inmate Funds. Albanese, Elizabeth // Bond Buyer;09/29/2000, Vol. 333 Issue 30986, p3
Reports on the plan of Pulaski County, Arkansas to begin billing the state Department of Corrections for the cost of transporting inmates being held in its jail to state prisons. Debate over which level of government should bear the transportation cost; Bond sales for prisons.
- A Constructive Climb to Success. Klug, Elizabeth A. // Corrections Today;Jun2001, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p68
Features David Curseturner, assistant director of construction and maintenance for the Arkansas Department of Corrections. His responsibility for coordinating construction projects; Background on his career; Essential factors considered by Curseturner for his success.
- Arkansas State Inmate Electrocuted in Construction Accident. // Electrical Construction & Maintenance Exclusive Insight;11/11/2015, p1
The article reports that an inmate named Richard W. Eaton of Arkansas state agency that operates state prisons, the Arkansas Department of Correction (ADC), has died because of getting electrocuted while working.
- ARKANSAS SETS UP ELECTRONIC DEPOSITS FOR INMATES. // CardLine;12/19/2008, Vol. 8 Issue 51, p37
The article reports that the Arkansas Department of Correction and the Information Network of Arkansas have begun offering a system that enables friends and relatives of inmates to use credit cards to make deposits into inmates' prepaid phone accounts. Previously, inmates only could receive...
- DOC Wants Another Prison. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;7/1/2008, Vol. 365 Issue 32910, p7
The article reports on the request of the Arkansas Department of Corrections director Larry Noris to let the Board of Corrections approve a plan to build a $160 million prison with more than 2,000 beds to help solve an overcrowding problem. If approved, the board will ask the 2009 Legislature to...
- 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...
- Religion, Facial Hair, Security: Supreme Court Enters the Fray. // Correctional Law Reporter;Oct/Nov2014, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p43
The author reflects on the circumstances behind prison religion cases and the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act (RLUIPA) requirements. He discusses the court case Holt v. Hobbs in which Mr. Holt asked permission to keep a half-inch beard as a compromise to maintain his...
- ARKANSAS: Prisons Seek $201 Million. Watts, Jim // Bond Buyer;10/7/2008, Vol. 366 Issue 32977, p9
The article reports on the request of the Arkansas Department of Correction to let the 2009 Legislature allocate $200.7 million of the state's $311 million in surplus general revenue for a number of construction projects. The Department is asking for $12.5 million for debt service on bonds...