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Rutledge Welcomes Spring Law Clerks to the Attorney General’s Office

February 05, 2016

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


Rutledge Joins Bipartisan Effort, Objects to the EPA’s Cap-And-Trade Rule

February 03, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has joined officials from 18 other states in challenging a proposal that will effectively force a cap-and-trade program upon Arkansas if it does not comply with the Environmental …   - Read More >


Rutledge Speaks to National Association of State Departments of Agriculture

February 02, 2016

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today spoke to State commissioners, directors and secretaries of agriculture from across the U.S. at the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture winter conference …   - Read More >


Rutledge Files Lawsuit Against Automatic Auto Finance

February 02, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today filed a consumer-protection lawsuit in Pulaski County Circuit Court against Automatic Auto Finance Inc. (AAF), Jorja Trading Company Inc., CashFish Motor Pawn Inc. and their …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Mobile Office Locations for February

January 29, 2016

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

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


Rutledge Announces Austin Man Sentenced for Crimes Involving Children

January 28, 2016

LONOKE – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that a Lonoke County man has been sentenced to 40 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction on child exploitation charges.

John Herndon, 64, of Austin pleaded guilty to …   - Read More >


Rutledge Adds Prescription Drug Take Back Boxes to Mobile Offices

January 27, 2016

BENTON – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today said that she is expanding the services offered at Attorney General Mobile Offices to include Prescription Drug Take Back boxes. Constituents will continue to receive help with …   - Read More >


Rutledge Calls on CDC to Adopt Guidelines for Prescribing Pain Medications

January 26, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has joined with other attorneys general, calling on the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to act quickly to adopt the proposed federal guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic …   - Read More >


Rutledge to Make Parent/Teacher Child Safety Booths Available at Local Schools

January 25, 2016

POCAHONTAS – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today visited Alma Spikes Elementary School in Pocahontas to share with parents, teachers and administrators the resources the Attorney General’s office has to offer at the new …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Little Rock Man Sentenced for Crimes Involving Children

January 22, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that a Pulaski County man has been sentenced to 30 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction on child exploitation charges.

Roberto Almaraz, 49, of Little Rock …   - Read More >