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Guest Op-Ed: Obama bullied schools into multi-sex bathrooms

August 05, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – An op-ed written by Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge appeared in The Hill newspaper which explains why Arkansas and nine other states recently filed a lawsuit challenging the Obama administration’s directive forcing …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Mobile Office Locations for August

August 04, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced mobile office locations for August.

Attorney General Rutledge created the mobile office initiative in 2015 to make the office accessible to everyone, particularly to …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Clarksville Woman Sentenced for Medicaid Fraud

August 02, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the conviction of a Johnson County woman for Medicaid fraud. Sherry Wommack pleaded guilty in Pulaski County Circuit Court. Wommack was sentenced to three years’ …   - Read More >


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 >