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Rutledge Welcomes Summer Interns

June 15, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has accepted 16 students from across the State into the Attorney General’s Office internship program.

“Internships are a vital part of higher education,” said Attorney General Rutledge. …   - Read More >


Rutledge Requests Intervention in Regional Haze Case after EPA Continually Rejects State Plans from ADEQ

June 11, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement after submitting a motion to intervene in the case, Sierra Club v. McCarthy. Despite the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) submitting robust …   - Read More >


Rutledge Seeks Rehearing before Eighth Circuit on Arkansas Human Heartbeat Protection Act

June 10, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released the following statement after filing a petition with the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals asking for en banc rehearing to determine the constitutionality of the Arkansas …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Mobile Office Locations for Remainder of June

June 10, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced mobile office locations for the remainder of June.

Attorney General Mobile Offices assist constituents who are having consumer issues and help them file consumer …   - Read More >


Rutledge: We Will Never Forget Our State’s Missing

June 10, 2015

NORTH LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today hosted the fourth annual Never Forgotten – Arkansas Takes Action event at Camp Robinson. The daylong event helps raise awareness of issues surrounding missing persons and …   - Read More >


Rutledge: EPA Emissions Rule is Still Wrong for Arkansas

June 09, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement in response to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia’s ruling regarding the States’ challenge to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s …   - Read More >


Rutledge Comments on Judge Griffen’s Ruling to Recognize the Marriages of Same-Sex Couples

June 09, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement in response to the ruling from Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen that the State must recognize the marriages of same-sex couples performed in …   - Read More >


Rutledge Welcomes Summer Session I Law Clerks to the Attorney General’s Office

June 08, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has welcomed a new class of law clerks to the Attorney General’s Office. These law students will assist various departments with legal research and draft memos and legal documents.

“We …   - Read More >


Saline County Man Arrested for Child Pornography

June 05, 2015

BENTON – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that a Benton man has been arrested for distributing, viewing and possessing sexually explicit conduct involving a child, a Class C felony, after an investigation by the …   - Read More >


Hot Springs Man Arrested for Child Pornography

June 02, 2015

HOT SPRINGS – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that a Hot Springs man has been arrested for distributing, viewing and possessing sexually explicit conduct involving a child, a Class C felony. As part of the …   - Read More >