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Rutledge: Government Must Protect, Not Curtail, Beliefs of Religious Nonprofits

January 21, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has joined with 20 states to file an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court arguing that the contraceptive mandate contained in the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, infringes upon the …   - Read More >


Rutledge: The EPA Should Withdraw the MATS Rule

January 21, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in response to the EPA’s Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS) supplemental finding on costs.

“The EPA should …   - Read More >


Rutledge: 332 Years in Prison for Those Sentenced for Crimes Involving Children

January 20, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the 2015 statistics from the Attorney General’s Cyber Crimes Unit.

Law enforcement officers arrested six individuals from across the State for crimes involving the …   - Read More >


Rutledge Statement on Supreme Court’s Decision to Hear Immigration Case

January 19, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to grant certiorari in the challenge to President Obama’s executive action on immigration.

“The President’s …   - Read More >


Rutledge Statement on the United States Supreme Court’s Decision to Not Hear the Human Heartbeat Protection Act Case

January 19, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today released a statement in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision not to grant her request for a writ of certiorari to uphold the constitutionality of the Arkansas Human …   - Read More >


Rutledge: The King Holiday is a Day of Remembrance and Active Service

January 18, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge released a statement today in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

“Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. worked tirelessly to bring freedom and justice to all,” said Attorney …   - Read More >


Rutledge Takes Action Against Orientacion Latina

January 15, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge filed a consumer-protection lawsuit on Tuesday against “notario” Yovana Hartin, also known as Yovana Diaz, and her business Orientacion Latina in Little Rock for false advertising. …   - Read More >


Rutledge Statement on the Passing of Former Arkansas Chief Justice Jim Hannah

January 14, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge released a statement today in response to the passing of former Arkansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Jim Hannah.

“Arkansas has lost a fine attorney and judge,” said Attorney General …   - Read More >


Rutledge Adopts Digital You as New Internet Safety Program

January 14, 2016

SEARCY – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that her office is adopting a new Internet safety program. Digital You is a comprehensive, interactive educational program created by AT&T and Common Sense Media to offer …   - Read More >


Attorney General, Press Association Publish 17th Edition of Arkansas Freedom of Information Handbook

January 13, 2016

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge and the Arkansas Press Association today announced that the 17th edition of the Freedom of Information Handbook is now available online and in print.

“The Arkansas Freedom of …   - Read More >