Volume 1

  • Occupy Little Rock – a photo essay
    By Maggie Carroll 
  • Haiti: Where is the Money?
    By Bill Quigley and Amber Ramanauskas Haiti, a close neighbor of the United States with a population of more than nine million people, was devastated by earthquake on January 12, 2010. Before the quake, Haiti was already the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere and one of the most impoverished in the world. After? Conservative estimates for the cost of reconstructing Haiti are nearly $14 billion. 
  • An Attorney’s Responsibility: Communication is Key to Good Client Relations
    By Dustin Duke I was recently reading an out of state ethics opinion where the lawyer involved was facing disbarment. The crux of the opinion, and the source of the lawyer’s proverbial hot water, was that he had failed to adequately involve his clients in their case. 
  • Fractured Justice: No Expungement for Exonerees
    By Brandon Haubert Expungement is the legal process by which a citizen can clear his or her record of a prior criminal conviction and start fresh. In Arkansas, when an individual’s record is expunged, the “conduct shall be deemed as a matter of law never to have occurred, and the individual may state that no such conduct ever occurred, and that no such records exist.” 
  • Support Non-profit Organizations
    By Chevera Blakemore Non-profit organizations need all of the support they can receive, but, more importantly, our society needs non-profit organizations. 
  • Tucson School District: Pulling the Plug on its Mexican American Studies Program
    By Abraham Perez Today critical race theory has spawned numerous subgroups, and there is no canonical set of doctrines or methodologies that all CRT authors subscribe to. There are two common goals that connect them – to understand how a regime of white supremacy and its subordination of people of color has been created and maintained in America and to examine the relationship between that social structure and professed ideals, and the desire not merely to understand the vexed bond between law and racial power but to change it.