Judge Files Free-Speech Suit Over Ban From Execution Cases

An Arkansas judge whose participation in an anti-death penalty rally led to his lifetime ban from hearing capital-punishment cases sued the state’s high court Thursday, claiming its seven justices violated his rights to free speech.

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Judge Allows Reality TV Sisters’ Suit Over Molestation Report

A national scandal should have been expected when city and county officials in Arkansas released details of a 2006 investigation into claims that reality TV star Josh Duggar sexually abused four of his sisters, a federal judge ruled, declining to dismiss their invasion of privacy claims.

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Arkansas Nightclub Sued Over July Shooting That Injured 28

The Little Rock nightclub where 28 concertgoers suffered injuries in a mass shooting reportedly spurred by gang activity during a concert by rapper Finese2Tymes was sued Tuesday by one of the injured attendees, who says chaos erupted when gunshots were fired from all directions.

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Arkansas Loses High Court Fight Over Same-Sex Birth Certificates

State officials in Arkansas can no longer refuse to list both same-sex parents on their child’s birth certificate, the Supreme Court ruled Monday in a decision that helps solidify legal protections extended by the court’s 2015 landmark ruling legalizing gay marriage.

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