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This index lists case decisions published by Arkansas state courts, including the Arkansas Supreme Court and the Arkansas Court of Appeals. For case law from federal courts sitting in Arkansas, see Portal:Case law of the United States#Arkansas.


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Arkansas Supreme CourtEdit

Chief Justice Daniel Ringo 1836–1844Edit

4 Ark. 18 (1842) State v. Buzzard
5 Ark. 21 (1843) Ex parte Blackburn

Chief Justice Thomas Johnson 1845–1852Edit

11 Ark. (6 Eng.) 212 (1850) Pennington's Executors v. Yell
11 Ark. (6 Eng.) 519 (1851) Borden v. State ex rel. Robinson

Chief Justice George C. Watkins 1853–1854Edit

13 Ark. (8 Eng.) 720 (1853) Stewart v. State

Chief Justice Elbert H. English 1855–1864Edit

19 Ark. 121 (1857) Daniel v. Guy
23 Ark. 604 (1861) Hill's Executrix v. State

Chief Justice Thomas D.W. Yonley 1864–1866Edit

24 Ark. 161 (1865) Rison v. Farr

Chief Justice David Walker 1866–1868Edit

25 Ark. 185 (1867) Phelps v. Patterson

Chief Justice William W. Wilshire 1868–1871Edit

25 Ark. 289 (1868) Fletcher v. Oliver

Chief Justice John E. McClure 1871–1874Edit

26 Ark. 281 (1871) State v. Johnson

Chief Justice Sterling Robertson Cockrill 1884–1893Edit

45 Ark. 17 (1885) St. Louis, Iron Mountain & Southern Railway Co. v. Beidler

Chief Justice Henry G. Bunn 1893–1904Edit

59 Ark. 237 (1894) Railway Company v. B'Shears
64 Ark. 580 (1897) Chestnut v. Harris

Chief Justice Joseph M. Hill 1904–1909Edit

84 Ark. 497 (1907) Hot Springs School District v. Sisters of Mercy Female Academy of Little Rock

Chief Justice Edgar A. McCulloch 1909–1927Edit

91 Ark. 527 (1909) Pitcock v. State

Chief Justice Jesse C. Hart 1927–1933Edit

179 Ark. 1104 (1929) Walker v. Allred
180 Ark. 802 (1930) Ezzell v. Oil Associates, Inc.

Chief Justice Cecil E. Johnson 1933–1936Edit

188 Ark. 270 (1933) Arrington v. United Royalty Co.

Chief Justice Griffin Smith 1937–1955Edit

220 Ark. 601 (1952) Hare v. General Contract Purchase Corp.
223 Ark. 330 (1954) Alford v. State

Chief Justice Lee Seamster 1955–1956Edit

225 Ark. 436 (1955) Harris v. Brooks

Chief Justice Carleton Harris 1957–1980Edit

237 Ark. 927 (1964) Cude v. State
239 Ark. 474 (1965) Gent v. State
242 Ark. 922 (1967) State v. Epperson
244 Ark. 1239 (1968) Parish v. Pitts
255 Ark. 1008 (1974) Schenck v. Knight
259 Ark. 667 (1976) Williams v. State

Chief Justice Richard B. Adkisson 1980–1984Edit

275 Ark. 239 (1982) Wilbur v. Kerr
279 Ark. 340 (1983) DuPree v. Alma School District No. 30

Chief Justice Jack Holt, Jr. 1985–1995Edit

290 Ark. 100 (1986) Ricarte v. State
290 Ark. 232 (1986) Berry v. State
304 Ark. 596 (1991) Smith v. American Greetings Corp.
317 Ark. 286 (1994) Reed v. State
318 Ark. 599 (1994) Harris v. State

Chief Justice Bradley D. Jesson 1995–1996Edit

325 Ark. 163 (1996) Gansky v. Hi-Tech Engineering

Chief Justice W.H. "Dub" Arnold 1997–2003Edit

329 Ark. 143 (1997) Shannon v. Wilson
334 Ark. 543 (1998) McGhee v. State
336 Ark. 490 (1999) Walls v. State
338 Ark. 606 (1999) Pardue v. State
341 Ark. 787 (2000) Walls v. State
349 Ark. 600 (2002) Jegley v. Picado
351 Ark. 31 (2002) Lake View School District No. 25 v. Huckabee

Chief Justice Betty Dickey 2004Edit

356 Ark. 460 (2004) State v. Brown
357 Ark. 545 (2004) Jones v. State
359 Ark. 131 (2004) Linker-Flores v. Arkansas Department of Human Services

Chief Justice Jim Hannah 2005–2015Edit

2010 Ark. 432 Calaway v. Practice Management Services, Inc.
2012 Ark. 460 LVNV Funding, LLC v. Nardi
2013 Ark. 232 Arkansas Lottery Commission v. Alpha Marketing

Chief Justice John Dan Kemp 2017–Edit

2018 Ark. 307 Arkansas Department of Human Services v. Dowdy
2018 Ark. 333 Schnarr v. State

Per curiam ordersEdit

Press releasesEdit

Arkansas Court of AppealsEdit

2010–2019Edit

2018 Ark. App. 399 Shabazz v. State
2018 Ark. App. 523 Canerday-Banks v. Barton
2018 Ark. App. 528 Herren v. State


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