LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today in a challenge to various Arkansas laws designed to push abortion care out of reach, reversing the lower court’s decision to block the laws, and sending the case back to the lower court for further proceedings.
ACLU of Arkansas Demands Systemic Reforms, Statewide Standards Board after Killing of Lionel Morris by Conway Police
LITTLE ROCK – Following the prosecutor’s decision not to file charges against Conway police officers for the killing of Lionel Morris, the ACLU of Arkansas today reiterated its call for systemic reforms to policing, as well as an independent review of police use of deadly force and a statewide st
The ACLU of Arkansas today reiterated its call for state officials to take stronger action to combat the spread of COVID-19 in state prisons in light of national data showing Arkansas’s prison system has the highest per capita number of COVID-19 infections in the country.
LDF, ACLU of Arkansas, Disability Rights Arkansas, and Co-Counsel File Amended Complaint in Pandemic-Related Arkansas Prison Case
LITTLE ROCK - Today, an amended complaint was filed against Arkansas officials regarding COVID-19 outbreaks in the state’s correctional facilities, which disproportionately incarcerate Black individuals.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas received a failing grade, F+, in a new ACLU report grading all 50 states’ responses to the COVID-19 pandemic in prisons and jails.
ACLU of Arkansas, Legal Service Providers Files Suit for Tenant Against Desha County Officials, Challenging Constitutionality of Criminal Eviction Law
The lawsuit asserts that Arkansas’ criminal eviction law denies people their right to due process and violates both the state and federal constitutions.