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Rutledge: $400 Million in Apple E-Book Settlement Payouts to Begin

June 21, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said today that eligible Arkansans who have purchased electronic books (e-books) will begin receiving their share of Apple Inc.’s $400 million settlement payout, the result of a …   - Read More >


Rutledge Welcomes Summer Law Clerks to Attorney General’s Office

June 20, 2016

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


Rutledge Settles with Seller of Fake ID Cards

June 15, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has settled a consumer-protection lawsuit against a Pulaski County woman who was accused of deceptively advertising “notario” services and selling fake identification (ID) cards, which …   - Read More >


Settlement Reached with Pharmaceutical Companies to Resolve Anti-Kickback Violations

June 13, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has reached a settlement agreement with Genentech Inc. and OSI Pharmaceuticals LLC. Genentech and OSI have agreed to pay a total of $67 million to the federal and individual states’ …   - Read More >


Rutledge Denounces 9th Circuit’s Ruling Against Firearms Outside the Home

June 09, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge disagreed with today’s decision from the U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, which essentially denies residents of San Diego County, California, the right of possession of a concealed …   - Read More >


State Prevails in Friar v. State of Arkansas

June 09, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – The State of Arkansas today prevailed in Robert Friar v. State. Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge had presented the argument in this case in her hometown of Batesville as part of the Arkansas Supreme Court’s Appeals on …   - Read More >


Arkansas and Texas Lead Coalition Against Delaware to Reclaim Money

June 09, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge and Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today are co-leading a group of 21 states in an original action filing in the U.S. Supreme Court against the State of Delaware. At a minimum, …   - Read More >


Rutledge Releases Statement After Meeting with CFPB Director

June 08, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge released a statement today after meeting with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray in Little Rock.

“I appreciated the opportunity to meet with Director …   - Read More >


ICYMI: New and Dangerous Labor Rule Hurts Small Businesses

June 08, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Today, an op-ed written by Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge appeared in the Washington Examiner, which explains why she has taken a leading role in fighting the Labor Department’s Persuader Advice Exemption Rule.

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Rutledge Disappointed in CFPB for Disregarding Her Request and Moving Forward with Controversial Rule

June 02, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge expressed disappointment with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) for moving forward and proposing new federal standards for – and limitations on – credit lines, installment …   - Read More >