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[19 Apr 2011 | One Comment | 5,373 views]
GPS tracking in domestic violence cases

It’s a saying common in legal circles — an order of protection is a piece of paper that won’t stop a knife or a bullet.
Travis County Court Division 4 Judge Mike Denton of Austin, Texas, says he understands the reasoning behind that saying even if he doesn’t completely agree with it. Denton said an order of protection can be very effective if it is enforced. In most cases, people who are prohibited from coming in contact with someone by an order of protection will obey the order. In some cases, …

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[17 Apr 2011 | No Comment | 1,145 views]
Week in Review — April 11-17

It was a busy week, for sure and certain, and we had an anniversary, too.
Yes, First Arkansas News turned one-year-old on April 16. What’s next for us? There are a lot of things in the work and we’ll announce them as they pan out. Stay tuned, and thanks to everyone who has made this site a regular stop.
Of course, we know full well that some folks don’t make it by here as much as they want. Life gets busy, after all, and that’s just how it goes. So, we’ve made …

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[13 Apr 2011 | 4 Comments | 6,125 views]
Domestic violence, child custody seminar on Friday

The Best Practices in Domestic Violence and Child Custody continuing legal education (CLE) seminar sponsored by Legal Aid of Arkansas is scheduled for this Friday (April 15) in Fayetteville.
You can find out more information about the seminar — and how to register — by clicking here. Licensed attorneys attending the course are eligible for 5.5 hours of CLE credit.
First Arkansas News is the media sponsor of this event. As such, we have posted interviews with some of the presenters scheduled for the event. You’ll find an interview with Fayetteville Attorney …

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[9 Apr 2011 | One Comment | 5,445 views]
Mike Denton — communities respond to domestic violence

Travis County Court Division 4 Judge Mike Denton of Austin, Texas, says good things happen when communities respond to domestic violence.
Denton will be one of the presenters at the Best Practices for Domestic Violence and Child Custody continuing legal education (CLE) seminar scheduled for April 15 in Fayetteville. The seminar is worth 5.5 hours of CLE and is sponsored by Legal Aid of Arkansas. You can find out more information about the seminar by clicking here. If you’re a licensed attorney in need of some CLE hours and want to …

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[27 Mar 2011 | No Comment | 1,200 views]
Week in Review (March 21-27)

It’s been a heck of a week on a number of levels here in Arkansas.
For one thing, that pesky winter returned in full force about the middle of the week. Indeed, our 70-degree, sunny days were replaced by near-freezing temperatures and nasty rain by the weekend.
For another, the question a heck of a lot of us Arkansans wanted to know was answered this week — who will replace deposed Razorbacks Basketball Coach John Pelphrey? Also, we had the state Legislature going about its business of annoying us with new laws. …

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[25 Mar 2011 | No Comment | 2,242 views]
Domestic violence and child custody CLE seminar set for April 15 in Fayetteville

We at First Arkansas News are proud to be the media sponsor for the Best Practices For Domestic Violence and Child Custody continuing legal education (CLE) seminar scheduled for April 15 at the Church at Arkansas at 1905 E. Mission #5 in Fayetteville.
The seminar, hosted by Legal Aid of Arkansas, is good for 5.5 hours of CLE for attorneys and costs $20 for some of the organization’s volunteers, prosecutors, public defenders, law enforcement officials and court personnel. All other attorneys will be charged $120 to attend the seminar. Hey, you’ve …

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[7 Feb 2011 | 2 Comments | 4,638 views]
Arkansas Author: Neile Jones-Batie

Name: Neile Jones-Batie
Location: Northwest Arkansas
Occupation: News Anchor/Public Speaker
Book Title: Look Again…Because You Can
Where can the book be found?
http://neilejones.tatepublishing.net/, Borders, Amazon.com, Walmart.com and certain Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club locations.
Tell us about the book, what’s it about?
The book is about surviving an abusive relationship and things I wish I’d allowed myself to see in the beginning as well as appreciating all the blessings along the way that helped me find myself again…for me the book is about hope.
What inspires you to write?
I think I’m inspired by life. We all have a …