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Rutledge Urges D.C. Circuit to Strike Down Unlawful Firearm Law

August 17, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has joined a bipartisan coalition of attorneys general, urging the Washington D.C. Court of Appeals to strike down a restrictive and unlawful firearm law put in place by the Washington …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Two Women Arrested by Medicaid Fraud Control Unit

August 15, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced the arrest of an Izard County woman and a Bradley County woman by the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit.

Anna Moore, 59, of Melbourne, turned herself in to the …   - Read More >


Rutledge Criticizes the EPA for Proposed Alteration of Regional Haze Rule

August 11, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge is leading a coalition of eight attorneys general, calling on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to fully consider the effects and costs of proposed amendments to the regulations …   - Read More >


Rutledge: Fifth Circuit Should Reconsider Sweeping Endangered Species Act Decision

August 11, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge joined a coalition of 15 attorneys general in an amicus brief, asking the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to grant en banc review of the case, Wyerhaeuser Company v. U.S. Fish and …   - Read More >


Rutledge Statement on the Passing of Sebastian County Sheriff’s Deputy Bill Cooper

August 10, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today issued a statement in response to the shooting death of Sebastian County Sheriff’s Deputy Bill Cooper.

“Sheriff’s Deputy Bill Cooper gave his life protecting the citizens of …   - Read More >


Rutledge Holds Barclays Accountable for Anticompetitive Conduct

August 08, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced a $100 million settlement with Barclays Bank PLC and Barclays Capital Inc. for fraudulent and anticompetitive conduct involving manipulation of LIBOR. LIBOR is a …   - Read More >


Rutledge Reaches Settlement with Cephalon

August 05, 2016


LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has reached a settlement, along with 47 other states, with Cephalon and affiliated companies. The settlement ends a multistate investigation into anticompetitive conduct by Cephalon to …   - Read More >


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 >