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Rutledge Welcomes Summer Law Clerks

July 21, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge welcomed a new class of law clerks for Summer Session II to the Attorney General’s office. These law students work in various departments assisting with legal research, drafting memos …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Hot Springs Man Sentenced for Crimes Involving Children

July 20, 2016

HOT SPRINGS – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that a Garland County man has been sentenced to 20 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction on child exploitation charges.

Herman Duncan, 44, of Hot Springs, …   - Read More >


Rutledge Calls on Congress to Rein In Federal Agencies

July 19, 2016

LITTLE ROCK - Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge joined a coalition of 15 states urging Congress to better regulate and, when necessary, rein in federal agencies' recent expansion of regulations.

In the letter sent July 11 to House …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Arkadelphia Woman Sentenced for Adult Abuse

July 15, 2016

ARKADELPHIA – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the conviction of a Clark County woman for adult abuse. Shavon Hale pleaded guilty in Clark County District Court. Hale has been sentenced to 90 days probation and will …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces West Memphis Woman Sentenced for Medicaid Fraud

July 12, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the conviction of a Crittenden County woman for Medicaid fraud. Lacasha Perry pleaded guilty in Pulaski County District Court. Perry will pay a fine of $2,916. She was …   - Read More >


Rutledge Welcomes Summer Interns

July 11, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has accepted 17 students from across the State into the Attorney General’s office internship program.

“My goal is to provide invaluable service-learning opportunities for interns,” said …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Arrest of Pulaski County Man for Crimes Involving Children

July 10, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the arrest of Oscar Ruben Donato of Little Rock on 30 counts of distributing, possessing or viewing matter depicting sexually explicit conduct involving a child, a Class …   - Read More >


Rutledge Issues Statement in Response to Dallas Police Shootings

July 10, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement in response to the attack in Dallas, Texas against law enforcement.

“As Arkansas’s chief law enforcement officer, I urge all Americans to reject this type of …   - Read More >


Rutledge Fights to Protect Arkansas Students

July 08, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today, along with nine other states, filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Education, U.S. Department of Justice, and other federal agencies and officials, which last month …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Medicaid Fraud Arrest of a Crittenden County Woman

July 07, 2016

WEST MEMPHIS – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced the arrest of a West Memphis woman by the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.

Andrea Jefferson, 26, turned herself in to the Crittenden County Sheriff’s Office on …   - Read More >