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MCDANIEL SUES COLLECTION AGENCY OVER DATA ON PAYDAY LOAN DEBT COLLECTIONS

June 20, 2011

LITTLE ROCK -- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that he has filed a lawsuit against a Kansas-based debt collection agency that has refused to fully answer two formal investigative requests regarding the agency's practice of …   - Read More >


MAY 2011 CRIME VICTIM REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

June 16, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $339,092.84 in reparations to 217 crime victims during May.

McDaniel's office administers the Crime Victims …   - Read More >


SETTLEMENTS REACHED IN TWO LAWSUITS INVOLVING PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES

June 14, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel today announced that Arkansas, other states and the federal government have reached settlements with two pharmaceutical manufacturers over allegations that the companies unlawfully marketed …   - Read More >


FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT ROAD SHOW SCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY IN LITTLE ROCK

June 09, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel, along with the Arkansas Press Association, will host an informational workshop on the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act on Tuesday, June 14 in Little Rock.
The FOIA Road Show will run from …   - Read More >


STATEMENT BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

June 08, 2011

LITTLE ROCK -- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued the following statement in response to today's ruling by Judge Leon Holmes regarding the Conway Human Develoment Center case:

"The Court's decision affirms what the State has argued …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL FILES RESPONSE TO LRSD IN U.S. DISTRICT COURT

June 06, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - In a court filing by Attorney General Dustin McDaniel, the State today asked a U.S. District Court judge to deny the Little Rock School District's motion for a stay on appeal in the Pulaski County school desegregation case.

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ATTORNEY GENERAL’S OFFICE LAUNCHES CYBER CRIMES UNIT

June 02, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced at a news conference today that the Attorney General's Office has launched a new Cyber Crimes Unit that will target child pornographers and sexual predators on the Internet.

The …   - Read More >


STATEMENT BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL

May 19, 2011

LITTLE ROCK -- Attorney General Dustin McDaniel issued the following statement today in response to Judge Brian Miller's decision in the Pulaski County school desegregation case:

"This is a significant milestone in this long-running case, …   - Read More >


APRIL 2011 CRIME VICTIM REPARATIONS ANNOUNCED

May 12, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that the Arkansas Crime Victims Reparations Board awarded $320,834.84 in reparations to 198 crime victims during April.

Reparations are awarded through the state's Crime …   - Read More >


MCDANIEL ANNOUNCES RESTITUTION FOR CONSUMERS IN ODOMETER FRAUD CASE

May 10, 2011

LITTLE ROCK - Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced today that 29 Arkansas consumers have received a total of $34,000 in restitution as a result of a Pulaski County Circuit Court judgment resolving a lawsuit brought by McDaniel against …   - Read More >