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Little Rock Criminal Law Blog

How does probation work in Arkansas?

For some people who are facing criminal charges, trying to avoid time in jail or prison is the priority. They might learn that they’re being sentenced to probation and be thankful about it. If you’re in this position, be sure that you carefully consider the terms so...

Can I get parole?

When a court hands you a sentence, there is a chance you will not have to serve all of it. If you succeed in applying for parole, you may get out early. The problem is, Arkansas seems to prefer to keep people in prison. A recent report graded Arkansas parole...

What is the right to a fair trial? 

Quite often, legal terms such as “the right to a fair trial” and “innocent until proven guilty” are uttered without explanation as to what they mean. Such terms are not simply made up or used because they sound good, they are enshrined in the Constitutional of the...

Can I build a case for self-defense?

If you are facing murder or homicide charges here in Arkansas, it is a serious situation. You likely are running the outcome of various scenarios and not liking the results. You wonder if your defense strategy should include claims of self-defense. That’s a reasonable...