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

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Christopher Kelley

Letter from Taldykorgan

Dear Reader,

I write to you from Taldykorgan, Kazakhstan. The largest of the “stans,” Kazakhstan extends from the Caspian Sea to China. To the north is Russia; to the south are Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Kyrgyzstan. Kazakhstan dominates Central Asia – spin the Google Earth globe east, stay west of China, point your curser mid-continent, and Kazakhstan will appear before you.

Attorney’s Fee Awards for Unreasonable Government Conduct: Notes on the Equal Access to Justice Act

The “American Rule” of attorney’s fees ordinarily requires each party to pay its own fees in the absence of express statutory authority to the contrary. When one of the parties is the federal government this rule is bolstered by the […]

An Overview of the Packers and Stockyards Act

The Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, is intended to ensure fair competition and fair trade practices in the marketing of livestock, meat, and poultry. It fulfills a need for specialized regulation of these industries in recognition of their unique marketing […]