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Side view of Arkansas State Capitol, Little Rock (John Sykes/Arkansas Advocate)

Part of Arkansas 2nd District redistricting lawsuit dismissed

BY: - October 24, 2022

A panel of three federal judges on Monday dismissed half of the lawsuit challenging the redistricting of Arkansas’ 2nd Congressional District. The judges gave the plaintiffs, who are challenging the redrawn district primarily over claims of racial gerrymandering, 30 days to amend their complaint to focus more on the three remaining claims.  The three outstanding […]

Arkansas Legislature to hire outside law firm in redistricting lawsuit

BY: - August 18, 2022

Arkansas General Assembly staff plan to hire a Little Rock law firm to help with subpoenas in the lawsuit over congressional redistricting. A legislative subcommittee on Thursday authorized the Bureau of Legislative Research to negotiate a contract with the Mitchell Williams Law Firm for representation in the Pulaski County Circuit Court case challenging Arkansas new […]