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Rutledge to Recognize a Law Enforcement Officer from Each County with Award

July 29, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that the 14th annual Arkansas Law Enforcement Summit will be Oct. 4 and 5. The event, which will be held at Camp Robinson in North Little Rock, was established to offer …   - Read More >


Rutledge: Laura’s Cards are Now Available in Spanish

July 28, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the Spanish version of Laura’s Card will be provided across the State in an effort to assist and empower even more victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. The …   - Read More >


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 >