Rhonda Wood

The Arkansas Judiciary Justice Building in Little Rock. (John Sykes/Arkansas Advocate)

Third Arkansas Supreme Court justice announces chief justice bid

BY: - July 24, 2023

Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Barbara Webb announced Monday that she would run against two of her colleagues to lead the state’s high court. She joins Associate Justices Karen Baker and Rhonda Wood in the 2024 race to replace retiring Chief Justice John Dan Kemp. In a campaign announcement, Webb touted 20 years of experience on […]

Second Arkansas Supreme Court judge plans run for chief justice in 2024

BY: - May 10, 2023

A second Arkansas Supreme Court justice announced her candidacy for the state’s chief justice position on Wednesday. Associate Justice Rhonda Wood of Conway said she planned to run to lead the state’s highest court in 2024. She’ll face fellow associate justice, Karen Baker, in the race to replace Chief Justice John Dan Kemp, who announced […]

Voters will decide recreational marijuana amendment, Arkansas high court rules

BY: - September 22, 2022

The Arkansas Supreme Court ruled Thursday that voters can decide in November whether to make recreational marijuana legal in the state. In a 20-page decision written by Justice Robin Wynne, the high court concluded 5-2 “that the ballot title at issue is complete enough to convey an intelligible idea of the scope and import of […]