Nonprofit Organizations

In this post, I discuss the basics of nonprofit organizations, why they are necessary, and the essential role they play in our society. Photo by Sharon Sinclair is licensed under CC 2.0. This content uses referral links.  In previous posts, I have written about various business organizations and factors to consider when picking a Read more…

Fighting Frivolous Appeals

In this post, I discuss how the Arkansas Supreme Court is fighting frivolous lawsuits by sanctioning those who file frivolous appeals. Photo by Michigan Municipal League is licensed under CC 2.0.  Most people have heard about the problem of frivolous lawsuits and the extreme cost of both time and money associated with this issue. Read more…

Stay Pending Appeal

In this post, I discuss the stay pending appeal and how it can prevent the enforcement of a judgment until the final resolution of the appeal. Photo by WEBN-TV is licensed under CC 2.0.  Generally, in a civil matter on appeal, the appellant has lost the case—thus the reason for filing the appeal—and the Read more…

Certified Questions of Law

In this post, I discuss certified questions of law and the interaction between various state and federal courts in the Arkansas appellate process. Photo by Cliff is licensed under CC 2.0.  Sometimes, a court must apply the law of another jurisdiction when deciding a case before it. This frequently happens when a Read more…