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Rutledge asks U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Constitutionality of the Arkansas Human Heartbeat Protection Act

October 06, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today filed a petition for a writ of certiorari asking the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the constitutionality of the Arkansas Human Heartbeat Protection Act. Rutledge announced her …   - Read More >


Rutledge Reacts to EPA’s Implementation of Ozone Rule

October 02, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge released a statement today following the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) decision to issue its final rule that will lower the current National Ambient Air Quality Standards for …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Annual Arkansas Prescription Drug Abuse Summit

October 01, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the fourth annual Arkansas Prescription Drug Abuse Summit will be Nov. 3. The event, which will be held at the Hot Springs Convention Center, was established as a free …   - Read More >


Attorney General Partners with Children’s Advocacy Centers of Arkansas to host Crimes Against Children Training

September 28, 2015

NORTH LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today offered opening remarks to the Technologically Facilitated Crimes Against Children Training at Camp Robinson. More than 60 law enforcement, child advocacy service providers …   - Read More >


Rutledge Joins Multistate Investigation into Volkswagen

September 28, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced the State of Arkansas joined the executive committee of a multistate investigation into Volkswagen for altering emissions software to produce favorable test results.

“I am …   - Read More >


Attorney General Urges Arkansans to ‘Take Back’ Unused Medication

September 25, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that she will participate in Arkansas’s Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday, Sept. 26, at a Little Rock Police Department Take Back site on Kanis Road.

“Unused …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Mobile Offices for Early October

September 24, 2015

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

Attorney General Mobile Offices assist constituents who are having consumer issues and help them file consumer complaints …   - Read More >


Rutledge to Petition U.S. Supreme Court on Constitutionality of Arkansas Human Heartbeat Protection Act

September 23, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge today announced that she will file a petition for a writ of certiorari asking the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the constitutionality of the Arkansas Human Heartbeat Protection Act.

“As …   - Read More >


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

September 21, 2015

LITTLE ROCK – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has 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 …   - Read More >


Rutledge Announces Medicaid Fraud Arrest of Pulaski County Woman

September 18, 2015


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

Karen D. Johnson, 56, of Little Rock was arrested on one count of Medicaid fraud. …   - Read More >