Those ballot Issues ....

According to the Arkansas Times, four of the five state ballot issues now face court challenges.

Issue 1, a tort reform amendment referred by the Legislature that caps non-economic damages in lawsuits at $500,000 and also caps punitive damages; limits attorney fees and transfers court-rule-making authority from the Arkansas Supreme Court to the legislature. A judge recently ruled that Issue 1 should be removed from the ballot because of unconstitutional issues. The Arkansas Supreme Court will decide.

 

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