Arkansas High Court Rules Judicial Candidate Should Be on Ballot

The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday ruled in favor of a state judicial candidate’s challenge to remain on the March primary ballot, overturning a lower court’s ruling finding him ineligible to run for office because of a 1994 misdemeanor conviction it found involved an “infamous crime.”

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Terroristic Threats

A Marine veteran who posted on the Department of Veterans Affairs’ Facebook page that he would “pay an ISIS terrorist with a nuke” to “burn the v.a. at 10 million degrees Fahrenheit,” was properly convicted of terroristic threatening, an appeals court in Arkansas ruled, finding that it was reasonable for the VA to take the statement and other parts of the post as a true threat.

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