An Arkansas school district did not violate a 1992 consent decree and discriminate against black students by closing an elementary school, the Eighth Circuit ruled. A group of parents sued the Hamburg School District after the district decided to close Wilmot Elementary School in 2014 due to declining enrollment and population in the City of Wilmot.
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge's office is asking a federal appeals court to allow the state to enforce its restrictions on the abortion pill, saying the law protects the integrity of the medical profession. Rutledge's office filed a brief with 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Thursday in its appeal of a federal judge's ruling temp […]
Gordon Lasley Jr.'s sentence to two, 50-year prison terms on the 2nd degree murder convictions in the death of his parents, Gordan Lasley Sr. and Kim Renee Lasley have been upheld on a 2-1 ruling in the United States Court of Appeals For the Eighth Circuit. The 50-year sentences were pronounced by Linda R. Reade, Chief Judge of the United States Distric […]
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