Law Notes

Reports to the Arkansas Bar by the Faculty of the University of Arkansas School of Law.

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Articles written by

Brian Gallini

Brian Gallini is Associate Professor of Law at the University of Arkansas School of Law.

Does Proving Predicate Offenses in Arkansas Require Proof Beyond a Reasonable Doubt?

Gangs in Arkansas became an increasing problem in the 1990s. A 1994 HBO-produced documentary titled Gang War: Bangin’ in Little Rock confirmed as much by taking viewers inside the death and destruction caused by warring gang factions.[1] In response to the problem, the Arkansas legislature enacted the Arkansas Criminal Gang, Organization, or Enterprise Act.[2]

Help Wanted: Seeking One Good Appellate Brief That Forces the Arkansas Supreme Court to Clarify Its Criminal Discovery Jurisprudence

Assume a prosecutor here in Arkansas is interested in prosecuting a bank officer for fraud. He has little evidence against the officer, Smith, but a cooperating witness claims to know Smith and offers to help. This witness, Jones, has already been charged with four […]