Arkansas Supreme Court http://ualrpublicradio.org en Court Upholds Newport Man's Murder Conviction http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/court-upholds-newport-mans-murder-conviction <p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><font size="4">The Arkansas Supreme Court has upheld the murder conviction of a Newport man in the death of his 23-month-old son. </font></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0in"><span style="font-size: large; line-height: 1.5;">The Jonesboro Sun reported Monday that the court rejected a claim by 25-year-old Richard Ingram that a juror was removed from the case without justification.</span></p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 15:07:02 +0000 Associated Press 14378 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Arkansas Man Challenging Judge Barring Partner At Home http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/arkansas-man-challenging-judge-barring-partner-home <div><p style="margin-bottom: 0in">The state Supreme Court is hearing an Arkansas man's challenge to a judge's ruling that prohibits the man's same-sex partner from being present when his son visits him at home overnight.</p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 14:25:20 +0000 Associated Press 14135 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Arkansas Court To Hear Arguments About Iraq Veteran http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/arkansas-court-hear-arguments-about-iraq-veteran <p>Arkansas&#39; highest court is set to hear oral arguments in the case of an Iraq War veteran convicted of killing his girlfriend.</p><p>The state Supreme Court will hear arguments in 32-year-old Steven Russell&#39;s case on Thursday.</p><p>Russell was convicted of capital murder in the 2009 death of Joy Owens and was sentenced to life in prison without parole last year.</p><p>Russell&#39;s attorneys say their client suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder and deserves a new trial.</p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 10:19:10 +0000 Associated Press 11850 at http://ualrpublicradio.org Arkansas Court To Hear Arguments In Funding Case http://ualrpublicradio.org/post/arkansas-court-hear-arguments-funding-case <p style="margin-bottom: 0in">The Arkansas Supreme Court is hearing a school district's request to revive its lawsuit challenging the way the state funds education.</p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 11:32:47 +0000 Associated Press 10705 at http://ualrpublicradio.org