25Feb 2015
Feb 25, 2015

Court mandates mental health hearing

Booked by the Benton County Sheriff’s Office back in August 2012 and sentenced to sixty-five years in prison for possession and delivery of narcotics, Jamaal Dulane Simpson is now appealing to state court after failing to accept the Benton County Circuit Court ruling which denied him […]

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25Feb 2015
Feb 25, 2015

Arkansas House: Governor presents solutions for overcrowded jails

By the time the members of the Arkansas House of Representatives gathered, none were ignorant regarding the urgency of acting on the issue of overcrowded prisons. Presently, county jails are holding as many as 2,500 prisoners while they wait for their place in a state prison, however […]

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25Feb 2015
Feb 25, 2015

80 year-old Sex Offender behind bars despite appeals court decision

Twenty years ago, a man pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree sexual abuse involving two minors (one of them a relative). For this, he was sentenced to one hundred and twenty days in jails, a twenty year sentence (given in two consecutive ten-year suspended sentences […]

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25Feb 2015
Feb 25, 2015

Bill Expands Felony Assault And Battery Charges To Addicted Mothers

A new bill defining an unborn child as a person in felony and battery assault cases will enable judiciary action against drug addicted mother for harm against their infants.

Representative Nate Bell, who sponsored the already approved bill, declared that its purpose is not to “[change] the definition […]

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