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CHIEF JUSTICE OF ARKANSAS SUPREME COURT TO VISIT MENA

Circuit Court Judge Jerry Ryan informed the Pulse that Chief Justice John Dan Kemp of the Arkansas Supreme Court would visit Mena on Friday, June 22nd.  Marty Sullivan who is the director of Administrative Office of the Courts will join Kemp during his visit. Kemp was elected to the office of Chief Justice in 2016 and announced he wanted to ...

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Stover Appeal Denied by Arkansas Supreme Court

BY MELANIE BUCK – The Arkansas Supreme Court affirmed a decision made by a Polk County jury in the case of Daniel Stover, age 28, who was convicted and sentenced in April 2016 of one count of Rape (an enhanced sentence of life without parole), two counts of First Degree Sexual Assault (an enhanced sentence of two terms of life), ...

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Arms Case Overturned by Arkansas Supreme Court

BY MELANIE BUCK – The Supreme Court of Arkansas has overturned a Polk County jury’s landmark decision that was later affirmed by the Arkansas Court of Appeals in the case of Melissa McCann Arms. Arms was convicted on January 13, 2014, of one count of Introduction of a Controlled Substance into the Body of Another Person, for which she was ...

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Leach Loses Appeal to Arkansas Supreme Court

BY MELANIE BUCK – An appeal made to the Arkansas Supreme Court by Raymond D. Leach, has been dismissed based on the findings of Associate Justices, Josephine Hart and Paul Danielson, that the appellant’s motions are moot. Leach is currently serving a sentence of life without the possibility of parole in the Arkansas Department of Corrections for the July 17, ...

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