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Stories with organization: Arkansas Supreme Court
  • Arkansas Supreme Court considers juvenile sentencing 
    Updated: Apr-16-15 8:29 pm

    MOUNTAIN HOME, Arkansas - The Arkansas Supreme Court heard arguments Thursday in two cases that will decide whether more than 50 inmates who were sentenced to mandatory life in prison without parole for crimes they committed as juveniles will get new sentences.

  • Ex-judge who posted details of Theron adoption loses license 
    Updated: Apr-16-15 6:58 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The former Arkansas judge who posted details online about Hollywood actress Charlize Theron's private adoption was allowed to voluntarily surrender his law license on Thursday, enabling him to avoid a disciplinary hearing following his bribery conviction in an unrelated case.

  • Arkansas court to hear case on past juvenile life sentences 
    Updated: Apr-13-15 6:54 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Dozens of Arkansas inmates serving life without parole for crimes they committed as juveniles could have their sentences reconsidered if two of them prevail in arguments before the state's highest court this week, while the prisoner whose case was covered under a U.S. Supreme Court ruling is becoming eligible for a parole hearing.

  • Life sentence tossed for Arkansas man convicted as juvenile 
    Updated: Apr-09-15 5:04 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday overturned the life without parole prison sentence of a man who was a juvenile when he was convicted of attempted capital murder.